Practical Nursing Program

The Practical Nursing (PN) program provides students with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to provide direct nursing care to patients in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, home health care, and community-based settings. This educational program includes classroom theory, laboratory experiences, and supervised clinical experiences with defined program learning outcomes.

Upon successful completion of the program, students are eligible to apply for the National Council Licensure Examination-Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN) and enter the profession of nursing as defined by Minnesota statutes (148.171 Subd. 14, Practice of Practical Nursing).

Program Options

Practical Nursing Diploma

The Practical Nursing Program provides students with the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to provide direct nursing care to patients in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, home health care, and community-based settings. The program is 39 credits and 2.5 semesters in length.

 

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Jennifer Dahle, Program Advisor

SS 136 | jennifer.dahle@rctc.edu | 507-280-3535

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