This program prepares the student to become a Practical Nurse - an important member of the healthcare team who works under the supervision or direction of a registered nurse, licensed physician, or dentist in the many areas of healthcare. Students will learn the role of the PN and how to care for a variety of patients including geriatric, pediatric, oncology, and pre/post-operative patients. Students will learn how to identify patient problems, identify appropriate interventions and evaluate nursing care.
Graduates of this program will be eligible to take the NCLEX-PN and become licensed through the Board of Nursing.
Direct-Teacher Led Class
SOC Code: 29.2061.00
There are three (3) Prerequisite Courses that are required to be completed prior to being accepted into the Practical Nursing program. These courses are Long Term Care Nurse Aide, Medical Terminology, and Anatomy and Physiology.
1. Multi-Skilled Healthcare Professional (MSHP) is a power packed, financial aid eligible program offering students the opportunity to complete four (4) certifications and be employment-ready in five (5) months. For more information and to apply for MSHP Click Here
2. Short-Term Adult classes are available by various delivery methods including Instructor Lead, Hybrid, and Online. These classes are not financial aid eligible. For more information and to enroll in a Short-Term class Click Here
The WWTC Practical Nursing program is approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing. Graduates of this state-approved program are eligible to apply to write the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for practical nurses. Applicants must meet all state and federal requirements to hold an Oklahoma license to practice nursing. In addition to completing a state-approved nursing education program that meets educational requirements and successfully passing the licensure examination, requirements include submission of an application for licensure, a criminal history records search, and evidence of citizenship or qualified alien status [59 O.S. §§ 567.5 & 567.6]. Questions regarding this matter may be directed to the Oklahoma Board of Nursing, 2915 N. Classen Blvd., Suite 524, Oklahoma City, OK 73106, (405) 962-1800.
CURRICULUM / HOURS
|Introduction to Nursing||40|
|Fundamentals of Nursing Skills||160|
|Clinical I – Basic Nursing (concurrent)||80|
|Pharmacology and IV Therapy Skills||66|
|Medical Surgical Nursing I||78|
|Clinical II – Medical Surgical Nursing (Part 1)||224|
|Medical Surgical Nursing II||78|
|Clinical III – Medical Surgical Nursing (Part 2)||232|
|Mental Health Nursing||40|
|Transition to Practice||45|
|Clinical IV – Maternal/Newborn, Pediatric, and Mental Health||120|
|Tuition – In-District||$3,759|
|Tuition – Out-of-District||$4,386|
|*Additional charges will apply after 12 months.|
Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) is an international student organization for high
school and adult students that promotes career opportunities in the healthcare industry to enhance
the delivery of quality healthcare to all people. HOSA provides opportunities for students to enhance their
personal and leadership qualities through individual and group projects and through skill competitions
which are held on local, state, and national levels.
|Instructor – Angela Powell||Director – Rhonda Dalluge|
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