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Practical Nurse

Stethoscope Training

The Practical Nursing program prepares the graduate to care for a diversified group of patients in various settings including long term care, hospitals, outpatient clinics, correctional facilities, and home healthcare. Upon completion of the program, the graduate is granted a certificate in Practical Nursing and will be qualified to take the NCSBN Examination for licensure as a Practical Nurse.

This program curriculum will prepare students for the ever-changing field of practical nursing within a variety of health care settings. The program focuses on the practical nursing role of providing care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, physician, or dentist in acute, long term care and clinic health care settings.

Practical Nursing Application

View / Download the Practical Nursing Application. Applications for this program will be accepted for the 2015 PN program during the summer term starting July 2015 through August 2015. Classes will begin in the following Fall term.

Careers

See the following employment opportunities available at local health care institutions.

Mercy Medical Center
VA Medical Center
Rose Haven Nursing Center
Umpqua Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

LPN to RN Bridge Application

Students who have completed this course and gained 500 hours of work experience can apply for placement in the Registered Nursing program

View / Download the 2014-15 LPN to RN Bridge Information - Please read this FIRST.

View / Download the 2014-15 LPN to RN Bridge Application - Applications will be accepted for the 2014-15 RN program during the Fall term of 2014 beginning November 3rd, 2014.

Catalog Information

View / Download catalog information for the Practical Nursing Program

Why UCC?

Why UCCAt UCC, you can earn a variety of certificates and degrees that can enhance your current career or place you in the workforce sooner. Plus, UCC offers:

• Expert faculty dedicated to teaching
• Personal attention and small class sizes
• Online classes

Contact

Prospective students should visit Advising and Career Services to get started and then see a program advisor (below) to develop a more focused educational plan.

Tamra Samson MSN, RN - Contact
Allied Health Department Chair, Associate Professor, Nursing
Phone: 541-440-7684

LaVera Noland - Contact
Admissions Officer
Phone: 541-440-4662

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