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Program Description

The Practical Nursing Diploma curriculum prepares individuals with the knowledge and skills to provide nursing care to children and adults.

Students will participate in assessment, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care.

Graduates are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN), which is required for practice as a licensed practical nurse (LPN).

All applications for the Fall 2021 Cohort must be completed by March 19th, 2021. This includes TEAS testing, CNA certification, and transcripts. Applications are only available at program information sessions, dates below. Phase II applications must be turned in to Donna Papa (dpapa@spcc.edu) by appointment.

Note:Criteria are reviewed periodically and subject to change.

Practical Nursing Information Session Dates and Times for admission to the upcoming Fall 2021 Cohort. Attendance is mandatory in order to receive the Phase II application.

Nov. 23rd 10:00 – https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/638c2a1f0e92425b8eba820cfa65cce6

Dec. 11th 10:00 – https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/82c512df72a84317b3dadde69acd0f1d

Jan. 5th 12:00 – https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/da91b0fcd5d24886ba7974209b8f945f

Jan. 22nd 10:00 – https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/20da0d887bcb417d8a928fc839fb7e2f

Feb. 15th 2:00 – https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/4ca61e1cab014a2a83d41dfecc74024b

Feb. 26th 12:00 – https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/5d91000c94b1418f95b2a8a023af5633

March 1st 4:00 – https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/8d475bf5a5be44a6be8b8dc91876842c

March 15th 10:00 am – https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/8d475bf5a5be44a6be8b8dc91876842c


Employment Opportunities

  • Cruise ships
  • Health and fitness clubs
  • Health departments
  • Hospitals
  • Home health care agencies
  • Medical offices
  • Nursing homes
  • Private practices
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Spas

Educational Opportunities

Contact Information

Practical Nursing Program Contacts:

Deborah Evans
Program Director, Practical Nursing
Stephanie Springer
Faculty, Practical Nursing