*Currently HCC is not admitting students into the Practical Nursing Program.
HCC's Practical Nursing diploma will prepare you for your license exam and qualify you to purse the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing. Throughout this program you will gain valuable classroom knowledge of nursing theory and basic nursing skills. Outside the classroom you gain valuable experience in a variety of health care settings and community agencies, including hospitals, long-term care facilities, clinics, and child care centers.
The Practical Nursing program is a Selective Admissions program and is approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing. All applicants must have attended a pre-admissions conference within the last two years. Check the LPN program brochure for more information.
Licensed practical nurses perform a variety of tasks in hospitals, offices, and clinics which include:
Visit salary.com to review salaries for Licensed Practical Nurses in the Henderson area.
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Please review the PN Nursing Costs Sheet (to be updated Spring 2016) for beginning costs for the first nursing course. These costs are subject to change; however, the document will give you a basic understanding of the costs for the first semester.
LPNs work in a variety of health care settings, including:
As a graduate of our Practical Nursing Program, there are two options for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to advance to the associate nursing degree program:
Please review the LPN to ADN Bridge Program brochure and the Associate Degree Nursing Program brochure for more information.
Pre-requisites for the LPN to ADN Bridge Program: BIO 137, BIO 139, PSY 110, PSY 223, MAT 110 or MAT150 (effective Spring 2015 only MAT150 will be accepted), ENG 101, COM 181 or 252, Computer/Digital Literacy (CIT 105), and an unrestricted, current LPN license.
Click here to view the HCC Nursing Faculty & Staff page.
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