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Practical Nursing

Health care is one of the fastest growing segments of business in the United States today. The need for trained professionals is increasing.

Central Carolina Community College offers both Practical Nursing and Associate Degree Nursing Programs.

These programs are designed to prepare individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide nursing care to groups of clients throughout their life-span in a variety of settings.

Graduates of nursing programs can expect to find employment in the Lee, Harnett, and Chatham regions, as well as throughout the state and nation.

What Students Learn

  • The Practical Nursing Program and Licensed Practical Nurse Refresher Certificate Program prepare graduates to fulfill the roles of provider of care and member of the discipline of nursing. The graduate of the practical nursing program and licensed practical nurse refresher certificate program provides nursing care for clients in structured health care settings who are experiencing common well-defined health problems under the direction of a registered nurse or other person(s) authorized by law to provide such supervision.
  • Students successfully completing the Practical Nursing Program and Licensed Practical Nurse Refresher Certificate Program will be able to:
  • As a provider of care, participate in using the nursing process as a framework to maintain, promote, and restore optimal functional health patterns for clients across the life span with common alterations in functional health patterns.
  • As a member within the discipline of nursing, practice the ethical, legal, and professional behaviors for the Licensed Practical Nurse as a member of the health care team.
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