Practical Nursing

For Admission

Practical Nursing Department
Starts: 12 July, 2017
Duration : M-F 7:55am-11:00am 12:00pm-3:05pm
Phone : 580-310-2260
Fax: 580-310-2286
Email : mwhittington@pontotoctech.edu

The Practical Nurse program offers full-time classes and clinical experience in preparation for a skilled career. Graduates of the program are eligible to obtain Practical Nurse licensure after successfully completing the National Council of Licensure Exam for Practical Nurses. Practical nurses work under the supervision of a registered nurse or physician in a variety of health related areas. The program is approximately 11 months long with a total of 1463 hours.

Courses                                                                                                Pre-Requisite/Requirements

  • Medical Terminology                                                            CPR
  • Nursing Concepts                                                                  First Aid
  • Pharmacology and IV Therapy                                           Hepatitis B-3 doses
  • Mental Health                                                                        Varicella-2 doses
  • Anatomy and Physiology                                                     TB
  • Medical/Surgical I                                                                 MMR
  • Medical/Surgical II                                                               OSBI Background Check
  • Fundamentals of Nursing                                                    High School Transcript or GED
  • Pediatric Nursing                                                                  18 years of older
  • Transition to Practice                                                           College Transcript if applicable
  • Long Term Care
  • Clinical I
  • Clinical II
  • Clinical III
  • Clinical IV
  • Clinical V

Enrollment Information

The application process in now closed. This application will be for the fall course which begins in July 2017 and ends June 2018. Follow the steps below to apply:
1. Complete an application for  admission form.
2. Provide: Official copy of ACT taken within the past 5 year with overall score of 19 or greater OR
3. Schedule the TABE test (dates are listed in the admission packet).If accepted to proceed, you will be sent a letter informing you of the date/time for a mandatory informative session to attend. Following the informative session, applications will be reviewed and letters of acceptance or denial will be sent.

 

Cost of Program/Tuition, Fees and Books

Total In-District: $7,329.00
Total Out of District: $11,352.00
(Subject to change)

Employment Opportunities

Doctor Offices
Home Health
Clinics
Correctional Facilities
Residential Care Facilities
Gainful Employment Disclosure

Credentials/Certifications

NCLEX PN

Potential Salary
For information concerning working conditions, physical requirements, employment and job outlook please refer to the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/.
Salary information can be found at The Occupational Information Network (O*NET) Resource Center at http://www.onetonline.org/.
CIP: 51-3901 O-NET: 29-2061

 

Course Title Instructors Credit Hours
Practical Nursing Beckie Balch, Marilyn Jarrett and Julie Williams 1463