Practical Nursing - Portland Campus


Practical Nursing Prerequisites - Information Sessions

Location:  Nashville Campus - 100 White Bridge Road - Nashville TN - 37209
Room:  Multi-Purpose Room - Douglas Henry Building - Room 229
Date to be determined (October).  Continue to check the website for updates.
Meeting will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. and last approximately one hour.
Attendance is required to to be eligible to register for the Pre-Req Classes.
No registration required to attend.  You only need to attend one session.
No children are allowed to attend the meeting.
Please park in the back of the campus.
Students may contact the nursing office for information on the pre-requisite courses that will begin in January 2022 by emailing Marsha Nikahd at or by emailing Vickey Myatt at






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.

Pre-Requisites Information

Prior to receiving an application for the September 2022 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 Janruary 2022.  Upon successfully passing the pre-requisites, applicants will receive an application packet for the September 2022 Practical Nursing program.

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


Campus Locations

Portland Campus
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

Books and Supplies Lists


Tanya Nelson
(615) 306-9975/(615) 325-5575

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