Practical Nursing - Portland


The next information meeting date will be dertermined. Meeting are held at 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 January 2023 PN Prerequisites Courses (Anatomy & Physiology and Dosage Calculations). It is mandatory to attend an Information session prior to starting the program. Passing the January 2023 PN Prerequisites will make you eligible to enroll into the September 2023 Portland PN Program. Prior to receiving an application for the Sepember 2023 Practical Nursing program, applicants are required to take and pass the prerequisites of Anatomy & Physiology and Dosage Calculations. For more information contact: or











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
Pratical Nurse1296Diploma

Portland Campus PN Class Hours:

Monday - Tuesday Hours 6:30 am to 4:00 pm

Wednesday - Thursday Hours 7:45 - 2:15 pm

Class hours may vary during clinicals.

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 with any questions regarding the Practical Nursing program.

Portland Campus located at 602 S. Broadway – Portland, TN.


Campus Locations

602 South Broadway
Portland, TN 37148

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

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