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RCTC’s Practical Nursing (PN) program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) located at 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, in Atlanta, Georgia 30326 (http://www.acenursing.org/), and has been accredited since its inception.
The PN program admits forty (40) students each fall for the ten (10) month program. The students graduate with a diploma in practical nursing and are prepared to take the NCLEX-PN exam by the NCSBN.
PN Program Outcomes:
- 70% of students will graduate with 150% of the program length or six semesters.
- 80% of graduates will pass NCLEX-PN for the first time as reported annually by the Minnesota Board of Nursing.
- 80% of graduates will gain employment in nursing within 6-12 months post graduation.
- 80% of graduates will rate program satisfaction as “Satisfied” or “Very Satisfied”.
RCTC is proud of our student’s achievements and maintain a continuous improvement plan for continued student success. The following table demonstrates the outcome data for the Practical Nursing Program.
|NCLEX-LPN First Time Pass Rates||96.67%||91.84%||90.32%|
|Program Completion||77%||70%||not yet available|
|Job Placement||93%||90%||not yet available|