Practical Nursing - Main Campus

About

Students may contact the nursing office for information on the pre-requisite courses that will begin in September 2020 by emailing Marsha Nikahd at  marsha.nikahd@tcatnashville.edu or by emailing Vickey Myatt at vickey.myatt@tcatnashville.edu

This program is approved by the Tennessee Board of Nursing. The Nursing program prepares individuals to become members of a nursing team in hospitals, long term health care facilities, doctors’ offices, outpatient clinics, and home health care. Students are required to complete supervised clinical experiences in all areas of nursing care. Graduates will obtain a diploma in Practical Nursing and then be eligible to take the National Council Licensing Exam for Practical Nursing.

 

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $6,686.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $2,750.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Nurse Aid432Certificate
Practical Nursing1296Diploma

Students may contact the nursing office for information on the pre-requisite courses that will begin in September 2020 by emailing marsha.nikahd@tcatnashville.edu or vickey.myatt@tcatnashville.edu

This program is approved by the Tennessee Board of Nursing. The Nursing program prepares individuals to become members of a nursing team in hospitals, long term health care facilities, doctors’ offices, outpatient clinics, and home health care. Students are required to complete supervised clinical experiences in all areas of nursing care. Graduates will obtain a diploma in Practical Nursing and then be eligible to take the National Council Licensing Exam for Practical Nursing.  Please contact Vickey Myatt at Vickey.Myatt@tcatnashville.edu or with any questions regarding the Practical Nursing program.

Pre-Requisites Information

Prior to receiving an application for the January 2021 Practical Nursing program, applicants are required to take and pass the pre-requisites of Anatomy & Physiology and Dosage Calculations.

The pre-requisites will be offered starting September 2020.  Upon successfully passing the pre-requisites, applicants will receive an application packet for the January 2021 Practical Nursing program.

PLEASE READ BEFORE ENROLLING IN THE DOSAGE CALCULATION PRE-REQUISITE COURSE

Basic Math Review Letter

Basic Math Review Sheet

Basic Math Review Answer Sheet

Campus Locations

Main Campus
100 White Bridge Road
Nashville, TN 37209

Job Duties

Care for ill, injured, or convalescing patients or persons with disabilities in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, private homes, group homes, and similar institutions. May work under the supervision of a registered nurse. Licensing required.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 23,900

Current job openings per year: 2,250

Certifications

Tennessee Board of Nursing – Approved
Certified Nursing Assistant (after 60 clinical hours in 2nd trimester)

Instructors

Donna Ammons
(615) 425-5533
Thomas Greer
(615) 425-5533
Sherri Manners
(615) 425-5533
Theresa McBride
(615) 425-5533
Amiee Moore
(615) 425-5533
Lynne White
(615) 425-5533
Donna Schumacher
(615) 425-5575
Lisa Newton
615-425-5579

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