Nursing Department

Nursing Department

Nursing Information Sessions will be held from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center.

  • Tuesday, July 8, 2014.

Pittsboro Practical Nursing Consideration Dates: June 25 - July 9, 2014 by 9 a.m.

Accepting applications for the August 2014 start of the Practical Nursing program on the Pittsboro campus.

All information and requirements must be completed and on file with CCCC by July 9 by 9 a.m.

You can pick up a nursing consideration application, health form, criminal background check, and drug testing forms from the Nursing counselors on the Sanford, Pittsboro, or Lillington campuses. Completing the forms will not guarantee acceptance into the PN program.

Return the following information to the Nursing counselor on the Pittsboro campus by July 9 by 9:00 a.m.:

  • nursing consideration application to Rhonda Jones by July 9 by 9 a.m.
  • health form completed by July 9 by 9 a.m.
  • The criminal background check and drug testing must be completed by July 9 by 9 a.m.
  • attend the mandatory uniform fitting on July 9 at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center
  • attend mandatory orientation in Pittsboro, Tuesday August 5, 2014
  • the NC Nursing Assistant 1 transcript or certificate from an approved NC NA1 program as listed on
  • active American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR card

Completing the above forms will not guarantee acceptance into the PN program.

Associate Degree in Nursing

The Associate Degree Nursing curriculum provides knowledge, skills, and strategies to integrate safety and quality into nursing care, to practice in a dynamic environment, and to meet individual needs which impact health, quality of life, and achievement of potential.

Coursework includes and builds upon the domains of healthcare, nursing practice, and the holistic individual. Content emphasizes the nurse as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing safe, individualized care while employing evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and informatics.

Graduates of this program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN). Employment opportunities are vast within the global health care system and may include positions within acute, chronic, extended, industrial, and community health care facilities.

Program Length: Associate in Applied Science - 5 semesters
Career Pathway Options: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Associate Degree Nursing
Program Sites: Lee Campus - Day, Begins Fall Semesters

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Diploma in Practical Nursing

This curriculum prepares individuals with the knowledge and skills to provide nursing care to children and adults. Students will participate in assessment, planning, implementing, and evaluating nursing care.

Graduates of this program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination - Practical Nurse Examination (NCLEX-PN), which is required for practice as a Practical Nurse. Employment opportunities include hospitals, rehabilitation, long term care, home health facilities, clinics, and physicians' offices.

Program Length: 3 semesters
Career Pathway Options: Diploma in Practical Nursing
Program Sites: Chatham Campus - Day Program Begins Fall Semester, Harnett Campus - Day Program Begins Spring Semester

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