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Nursing

PRATT COMMUNITY COLLEGE NURSING PROGRAMS

Chandler School of Nursing, Pratt Campus

PRACTICAL NURSING PROGRAM (C N A to LPN)

The Practical Nursing program is designed to provide the Kansas Certified Nurse Aide the opportunity to enter the nursing profession as a Licensed Practical Nurse.  Pratt Community College is accredited by the High Learning Commission. National accreditation is not available for practical nursing program.  The PN program is offered with Kansas State Board of Nursing Approval. The PN nursing program expectations include:

General Requirements
Completion of Academic Prerequisites, application, background check, immunizations, current valid Kansas Certified Nurse Aide certificate (see Admission Requirements and Nursing Program Checklist). The program starts annually at the beginning or the Fall academic term in August, is 2 semester involving 27 credit hours of course work, and completed mid May the following year.
Campuses
Ability to attend classes on campus in with Pratt or Winfield Kansas, attend onsite clinical experiences weekly and maintain successful completion of all coursework, and educational assignments.
Commitment
It is recognized that students have financial and family responsibilities.  However, it is stressed that a candidate, to be successful must devote 30 + hours per week to class work, and studies.  Without this level of commitment students will not be successful.
 
ASSOCIATE DEGREE NURSING PROGRAM (Paramedic/LPN to RN)

The Associate Degree Nursing program is designed as a Paramedic / LPN to RN Bridge program. The program is offered through three venues:  On campus in Pratt Kansas, on campus in Winfield, Kansas and on line as a Hybrid/Online program.  All A D N students including the online student must participate in assigned clinical responsibilities in Kansas on a weekly basis, during every week of the 2 semester program. 

Completion of Academic Prerequisites, application, background check, immunizations, current valid Kansas Certified Nurse Aide certificate (see Admission Requirements and Nursing Program Checklist)  The program starts annually at the beginning or the Fall academic term in August, is 2 semester involving 25 credit hours of course work, and completed mid May the following year.

Ability to attend classes on campus in with Pratt or Winfield Kansas, attend onsite clinical experiences weekly and maintain successful completion of all coursework, and educational assignments.
It is recognized that students have financial and family responsibilities.  However, it is stressed that a candidate, to be successful must devote 30 + hours per week to class work, and studies.  Without this level of commitment students will not be successful.

All nursing program graduates are eligible to take the NCLEX-RN exam in Kansas.  Additionally, all but one, known Kansas colleges and universities that offer a BSN and MSN program will accept non-nationally accredited nursing program graduates into their programs of continued study.  Pratt Community College is working toward application for national accreditation of the Associate Degree Nursing Program.  The Kansas State Board of Nursing has offered conditional approval for the program.
  
 

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Online/Hybrid ADN Completion Program
(August start)

Steps to apply are:
1. Apply to Pratt Community College (online application)
2.Apply to the Nursing Program (download nursing application)

3. Review Admissions Requirements
4. Deadlines

 

On-Campus ADN Completion Program
(August start)

Pratt
Winfield 

Steps to apply are:
1. Apply to Pratt Community College (online application)
2. Apply to the Nursing Program (download nursing application)

3. Review Admissions Requirements
4. Deadlines

 

 PN Program
(August start)

Winfield
Pratt

Steps to apply are:
1. Apply to Pratt Community College (online application)
2. Apply to PCC Nursing department (download nursing application)

3. Review the admissions requirements
4. Deadlines
 
 

PCC's ADN Program has Conditional Approval by:
Kansas State Board of Nursing (KSBN)
Landon State Office Bldg
900 SW Jackson, Suite 1051
Topeka, KS 66612-1230
Main 785-296-4929
Fax 785-296-3929
www.ksbn.org

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