Next Prerequisite Information Sessions
Nashville Campus - Monday, February 3, 2020 @ 10:00 a.m.
Portland Campus - Friday, February 7, 2020 @ 1:00 p.m.
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.
|Time Commitment||Full Time|
|Typical Program Length||12 Months|
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 (615) 425-5533 with any questions regarding the Practical Nursing program.
Prior to receiving an application for the September 2020 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 May 2020. Upon successfully passing the pre-requisites, applicants will receive an application packet for the September 2020 Practical Nursing program.
The first step to apply is to attend an Information Session. It is mandatory that you attend one of the following sessions to be eligible to enroll in the pre-requisites courses. The session will last approximately one hour. The following dates are available:
Monday, February 3, 2020 @ 10:00 a.m.
Monday, March 2, 2020 @ 10:00 a.m.
Monday, April 6, 2020 @ 10:00 a.m.
During the session, we will discuss class schedules for pre-requisites, pre-registration dates, fees, and other vital information pertaining to the Practical Nursing program.
Nashville campus - The session will be held in the Douglas Henry Building, Room 229/231. Parking is available in the back of the campus.
Doors will close promptly at scheduled time of meeting. You will be required to attend the next meeting if you arrive after the doors have closed. In case of inclement weather, contact the school to see if open.
Friday, February 7, 2020 @ 1:00 p.m.
Friday, March 6, 2020 @ 1:00 p.m.
Friday, April 3, 2020 @ 1:00 p.m.
Portland Campus located at 602 S. Broadway – Portland, TN.
Please do not bring children to the meeting.
Please contact Marsha Nikahd at Marsha.Nikahd@tcatnashville.edu or (615) 425-5556 with any questions regarding the Practical Nursing prerequisites.
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602 South Broadway
Portland, TN 37148
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.
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