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Practical Nursing Education

Practical Nursing Education

Admission Requirements | Accreditation | Program Outcomes | Additional Resources | Student Handbook

The Practical Nursing program is located in Wright Hall on the Booneville campus. The graduate of the program receives a Certificate of Practical Nursing and is eligible to apply for the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN). The title of Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is awarded after successful completion of the licensure examination.The Practical Nursing program prepares the individual to assist in providing general nursing care requiring basic knowledge of the biological, physical, behavioral, psychological, and sociological sciences; and of nursing procedures which do not require the skills, judgment, and knowledge required of a registered nurse. This care is performed under the direction of a registered nurse, licensed physician, or dentist.





Admission Requirements

Practical Nursing Education Program Applications are due on or before May 1 to be considered for FALL admission. Please email to kmtooley@nemcc.edu and eslovins@nemcc.edu. 

Accreditation

The Practical Nursing program is accredited by the State Board for Community and Junior Colleges, 3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, MS 39211

Program Outcomes

2018 # of completers-32
         # employed-100%
         NCLEX pass rate-91 % ( 29 out of 32) 
 
2019 # of completers-33
         # employed-100%
         NCLEX pass rate-100% ( 33 out of 33)

2020 # of completers-36

         # employed-92% (33 out of 36)
         NCLEX pass rate-92% ( 33 out of 36)

Additional Resources

Student Handbook

The student handbook provides valuable information to current and prospective students. Program goals, academic and clinical policies, course information, and information on student activities are provided in one convenient location.