Minimum Total Credit Hours to Complete:
- CTE (Career & technical education programs for job training)
The Practical Nursing Certificate at Piedmont Virginia Community College is a one-year program that prepares you to take care of patients in extended care and other non-acute care settings. Graduates of the program are eligible to apply for licensure after successful completion of the National Council Licensing Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN).
Jobs this program prepares you for:
- Correctional Facilities
- K-12 School Nurses
- Medical & Surgical Hospitals
- Nursing Care Facilities
- Offices of Physicians
- Outpatient Care Services
- Residential Facilities
Additional Program Information:
After applying to PVCC, students must also Apply to the Practical Nursing Program. Completion of general education courses is one criteria used to make admissions decisions. The application for the Practical Nursing program for spring 2015 has now closed, and will reopen for spring 2016 on July 1, 2015.
Printable Practical Nursing Certificate Requirements.