Practical Nursing - Hybrid

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

The Hybrid Practical Nursing program is the same length, one-year, and covers the same curriculum as our on campus Practical Nursing program. As a Hybrid program, a portion of the courses are covered online. Students will attend classes and/or clinical on campus or at a clinical site, approximately 22 hours a week. While there is some flexibility in performing course requirements, students choosing to register under the Hybrid Practical Nursing program need to have strong computer skills, the ability to manage their time well and be accountable for course material deadlines as well as be a strong, independent learner.


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

Pre-Requisites Information

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. 

Pre-Requisites Information

Prior to receiving an application for the September 2020 Hybrid 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 September 2021 Hybrid Practical Nursing program.

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

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

Instructors

Lisa Newton
615-425-5579

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