The Practical Nursing Program is an eleven-month program that combines classroom instruction with clinical experience. Students successfully completing the Practical Nursing Course are awarded a Technical Certificate. After graduation, students may apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nursing. Persons convicted of a crime may not be eligible to take the NCLEX-PN for licensure as a practical nurse. See the program chairperson for further details. The Practical Nursing Program has been granted full approval by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing.
Program ObjectivesThe Rich Mountain Community College Practical Nursing Program endeavors to develop a practical nurse who
Admission CriteriaStudents must apply in person and provide the following information:
*The PSB exam will be scheduled at designated times and administered by the RMCC Testing Center.*To graduate, a minimum grade of C is required in each Practical Nursing course..
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