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Practical Nursing

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College of The Albemarle’s (COA) Practical Nursing program will prepare you with the knowledge and skills to provide nursing care to children and adults. You will participate in assessment, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care. As a graduate, you will be eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) which is required for practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse.

Employment opportunities include:

  • Hospitals
  • Long-term care facilities
  • Clinics
  • Physicians’ offices
  • Home health agencies

Resources

See the links below for program-specific admission requirements and other information regarding our program.

Nursing Handbook

Admission Fact Sheet

HSWP Admission Comparison Grid

ATI TEAS Information

If you complete the Practical Nursing program and work for at least one with an unrestricted license, you may seek admissions to the Associate Degree Nursing program through LPN – ADN Options program.

Careers

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Gainful Employment Disclosures