Practical Nursing - Main Campus

About

The next information meetings are May 20, 2022, June 17, 2022 and July 22, 2022
at 10:00 a.m. in the Multipurpose Room (229/231) TCAT Nashville main campus
100 White Bridge Road, Nashville. Please do not bring children to meeting.
The Information Session will cover all requirements to enroll into the September 2022 PN Prerequisites Courses (Anatomy & Physiology and Dosage Calculations).  It is mandatory to attend an Information session prior to starting the program. Future meeting dates will be
posted later.  Passing the September 2022 PN Prerequisites will make you eligible to enroll into the January 2023 PN Program. Prior to receiving an application for the January 2023 Practical Nursing program, applicants are required to take and pass the prerequisites of Anatomy & Physiology and Dosage Calculations. The pre-requisites will be offered starting September 2022.  
Upon successfully passing the prerequisites, applicants will receive an application
packet for the January 2023 Practical Nursing program. For more information contact:
marsha.nikahd@tcatnashville.edu or vickey.myatt@tcatnashville.edu

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 $6,544.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $2,608.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Nurse Aid432Certificate
Practical Nursing1296Diploma

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 2023 Practical Nursing program, applicants are required to take and pass the prerequisites of Anatomy & Physiology and Dosage Calculations.

The pre-requisites will be offered starting September 2022.  Upon successfully passing the prerequisites, applicants will receive an application packet for the January 2023 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: 25,660

Current job openings per year: 2,460

Certifications

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

Books and Supplies Lists

Instructors

Thomas Greer
(615) 425-5558
Sherri Manners
(615) 425-5533
Theresa McBride
(615) 425-5533
Amiee Moore
(615) 425-5533
Lynne White
(615) 425-5533

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