Practical Nursing

Practical Nursing (PN) Program strives to provide students with an educational experience that is innovative and industry driven.  The students are prepared to provide quality, client care in diverse heath care settings.  The PN Program proceeds at a fast pace and needs the students to be self-disciplined and active learners.

Practical Nursing Program Details

Who can Attend: Adults
Total Hours Required: 1463 clock hours
Financial Aid Eligibility: This program is eligible for financial aid such as Pell Grant, Work Investment Act (WIA), Oklahoma Tuition Aid Program (OTAG), Vocational Rehab, and Physicians Manpower Scholarships.
Salary Range for Graduates:  $11.70 through $20.00 per hour ($17.00 per hour is the State average)
Licensure/Certificate:
  • National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX) for Practical Nursing to become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).
  • Career Readiness Certification
Entrance Requirements: Due to limited enrollment, a selective admission process is used.  Specific criteria are listed in the PN Application Packet, which can be accessed here.  All applicants must have a current nurse aide certificate or have taken and passed a nurse aide course whithin the last 5 years.  Also required is a high school diploma, GED, or a state issued high school equivalency document.
Cost: Click here for Annual Expense List
Accreditation:

Oklahoma Department of Career and Technical Education
1500 West Seventh Avenue, Stillwater, OK 74074
1-405-377-2000
www.okcareertech.org

Approved by:

Oklahoma Board of Nursing
2915 N. Classen Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73106
1-45-962-1800
www.ok.gov/nursing

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Practical Nursing
Total Hours 1463
Plan of Study
Required Courses Hours
Success Strategies and Information Technology in Nursing  91
Anatomy & Physiology 120
Core Medical Terminology 45
Concepts of Nursing 40
Fundamentals of Nursing 160
Clinical I - Basic Nursing 80
Pharmacology & Intravenous Therapy Skill 50
Medical Surgical Nursing I 75
Clinical II – Medical Surgical Nursing (Part I) 192
Pediatric Nursing 40
Maternal/Newborn Nursing 40
Medical Surgical Nursing II 75
Clinical III – Medical Surgical Nursing (Part II) 192
Mental Health Nursing 40
Clinical IV – Maternal/Newborn, Pediatric & Mental Health 88
Transition to Practice 15
Clinical V – Transition to Practice 120

Additional Practical Nursing Information

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Christy May
Practical Nursing Coordinator
580-562-3181 Ext. 264
Email:  [email protected]

Lisa Holman
Practical Nursing Instructor
580-562-3181 Ext. 251
Email:  [email protected]

Shelby Gladd
Practical Nursing Instructor
580-562-3181 Ext. 252
Email:  [email protected]

Ann Worthington
Practical Nursing Secretary
580-562-3181 Ext. 262
Email:  [email protected]