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 such as nursing homes, assisted living centers, doctors' offices, clinics and private homes. Graduates of the program are eligible to apply for licensure after successful completion of the National Council Licensing Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN).
Program Tab Group
Minimum Total Credit Hours to Complete:
- 3 Credit(s)
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 2019 are available on August 2, 2019 and will close on October 4, 2019 at 5 PM.
Please register here: https://www.pvcc.edu/practical-nursing-information-session-sign
Information sessions will take place in the Keats Science Building, 1st floor, room K130.
Wednesday, September 4, 4 PM
Monday, September 7, 4 PM
Wednesday, Steptember 9, 4 PM
Monday, September 16. 4 PM
Wednesday, September 23, 4 PM
Friday, September 27, 3 PM
Monday, September 30, 4 PM
Successful completion of clinical compliance documentation, including criminal background check, drug screening, and immunization documentation, is required for the clinical internship. Please contact division office for detailed information at "HLS@pvcc.edu".