Practical Nurse

Program Description
This program is for individuals who have made the conscious decision to dedicate the time and hard work associated with choosing to become a Practical Nurse. Students are required to take the Workkeys entrance exam scoring 4 in each category – Applied Math, Graphic Literacy, and Workplace Documents. Students will receive classroom, laboratory, and clinical experience consistent with the Ohio Board of Nursing requirements, TCTC PN, and TCTC. Care of the patient across the lifespan, in health, prevention, and wellness will give the student a foundation for continued learning. Faculty will facilitate the learning process, encouraging the student to develop the critical thinking skills necessary in nursing. Strict adherence to attendance and grade policies are mandatory for the program. All students need to anticipate personal time for reading, studying, and preparing required patient care assignments. Graduates will be eligible to take the NCLEX (State Board Examination) upon successful completion of the Practical Nursing Program.

Course Work Includes:

  • Medical Terminology

  • Math

  • CPR/First Aid

  • Electronic Health Records (EHR)

  • Anatomy, Physiology, & Nutrition

  • Laboratory Experiences

  • Simulation Exercises

  • Clinical Experiences

  • Care of the Patient Across the Lifespan

  • Care in Various States of Wellness & Illness

  • Critical Thinking & Leadership Skills Building

  • Pharmacology

  • Intravenous Therapy

  • Professional & Vocational Relationship Development

  • Externship 80 hours 

Tuition Price Includes:

  • Books, supplies, and uniforms

Support Services:
The following services are available to you as soon as you begin your training.

  • Career/Education Counseling

  • Resume Development

  • Placement Services

Program Details

Program Administrator
Missy Lemasters
330-847-0503 Ext.1626

Total Class Hours:
Weeks: 47
Academic Year:1448 hours

Program Prerequisites:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • TABE Scores: Reading 9, Math 9

  • WorkKeys entrance exam scoring 4 in each category- Applied Math, Graphic Literacy and Workplace Documents

  • Physical exam with medical history

  • Specific immunization verification

  • Successful state and federal fingerprinting

  • Three professional references

  • Drug screen 


Class in Session:
Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM 

Clinical Session:

Financial Assistance
(Available to those who qualify)
Pell Grant, Federal Direct Student Loan,
No-interest School Payment Plan

CIP Code 
SOC Code

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