Practical Nursing – Diploma
After successful program completion, graduates will be eligible to apply to the Oregon State Board of Nursing (OSBN) to sit for The National Council Licensure Examination, or NCLEX-PN. Once licensed, the graduate may be employed as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). The student will:
- Gain practical, hands-on experience.
- Experience interdisciplinary settings of community health facilities under the supervision of qualified nursing faculty.
- Work as a part of a team in a professional medical setting.
- Enjoy knowing that their daily work helps numerous people lead healthier and happier lives.
Students should be aware that the courses in this program require not only clock hours in the classroom but also additional out-of-class learning activities that support the learning objectives.
“I don't feel any stress when I go to school here. I don't have any worries. I don't worry about what grade I'm going to get. I know that as long as I do all the work that's expected of me then I'm going to be successful.“Christian Moore, Practical Nursing Graduate