Practical Nursing - Portland Campus


January 2022 PN Pre-requisites Information Session - Zoom Meeting

Date: Friday, November 12, 2021, Time: 10:00 a.m.  The session will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. The session will last approximately one hour. You must register on or before 
Tuesday, November 9, 2021, to receive the invite to attend the Zoom meeting. Use the link below to register.  The invite will be emailed on November 11, 2021, to those that have registered by November 9, 2021.  Please register using the link below.  The session will cover all information to enroll into the January 2022 PN Pre-requisites.  Passing the January 2022 PN Pre-requisites will make you eligible to enroll into the May 2022 PN Program. This will be the last session for year.  The next sessions will begin in February 2022 for May 2022 pre-req classes.






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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