Practical Nursing

Testing Requirements

Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment Systems (CASAS)
Reading: 249
Math: 245
and Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE)
Language: 631
Scores are valid for up to two years

Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS)
Academic Coaching test prep is offered

High School Diploma or GED required

Test Center

Location

FCTC Main Campus (St. Augustine)

Meet the Instructor

Coming soon!

OVERVIEW

Provide vital patient care including medication administration and assisting with medical and surgical procedures

Evaluate patients’ physical and mental well-being as a member of the professional team of nurses and physicians

Assess and implement a nursing care plan and properly document procedures

CAREER FOCUS
Prepared for licensure, immediate employment and further education

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WHAT YOU'll LEARN

Instruction

Program Overview:

  • Care for medical-surgical, oncology patients
  • Communication skills
  • Geriatric care
  • HIV/AIDS education
  • Human growth & development
  • Legal & ethics responsibilities
  • Mental health concepts
  • Nutrition
  • Pharmacology & administration of medications
  • Rehabilitation basics
  • Unpaid clinical experience
  • Unpaid preceptor rotation

 

Practical Nursing
OCPCourse NumberCourse TitleCourse Length Hours
APRN0098Practical Nursing Foundations 1300
BPRN0099Practical Nursing Foundations 2300
BPRN0290Medical Surgical Nursing 1300
BPRN0291Medical Surgical Nursing 2300
BPRN0690Comprehensive Nursing and Transitional Skills150

 

Industry Certifications

  • NCLEX-PN Exam

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

  • Doctor offices
  • Home health
  • Hospice
  • Hospitals
  • Health Department
  • Nursing Homes
  • Walk-in clinics

OUR NUMBERS

Discover how First Coast Technical College prepares students for the Health Sciences industry.

100%
Completion Rate*
100%
PLACEMENT Rate*
100%
Licensure

Based upon the 2021 Council on Occupational Education Annual Report CPL data is pulled from 2018 – 2019.

Steps to Enroll

Step 1‐ Attend aProgram Information Session & Tour

Step 2‐ Apply for Federal Student Aid

Step 3‐ Gather Needed Documents

Step 4‐ Register for Classes

Instructor / Contact

Name: Kimberley Kerszykowski
Email: [email protected]
Fax: (904) 547-3614

Name: Rebekah Geer
Email: [email protected]
Phone:
(904) 547-3475
Fax:
(904) 547-3614

Name: Debra Warren
Email:[email protected]
Phone: (904) 547-3470
Fax: (904) 547-3614

Are you ready to jumpstart your career?

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