Practical Nursing

Nursing Consideration Dates
May 8 - May 24

Accepting applications for the Practical Nursing program (Harnett Main Campus) starting fall 2017.

Central Carolina Community College nursing consideration dates are May 8 to May 24, 2017 for the Harnett County Practical Nursing (PN) program starting fall 2017. All information and requirements must be completed and submitted to CCCC by May 24 at noon.

You may pick up a nursing consideration application starting May 8 at 8 a.m. from the nursing counselors on the Lee, Chatham, or Harnett Main Campuses. Return the application to the nursing counselor at the Harnett Main campus for PN by May 24 at noon.

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: Harnett Main Campus - Day Program Begins Spring Semester

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.

Please Note:
Curriculum guides above are for students who enroll during the current academic year. Students who enrolled during a previous academic year should visit the Program Evaluation link in WebAdvisor to find the required list of courses for graduation. For assistance, consult your advisor.

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