Department of Nursing
PN CERTIFICATE IN PRACTICAL NURSING (CPN)
The Practical Nursing Certificate Program is eighteen (18) months in length. It consists of three (3) semesters. Medgar Evers College provides an opportunity to eligible applicants for entry into a College-based Practical Nurse Program. The Practical Nurse Program of study is an upward mobility opportunity for selected applicants to achieve a Certificate in Nursing. Upon completion, the graduate of the PN program is eligible to sit for the NCLEX-PN.
THE PURPOSE OF THE PN PROGRAM IS TO:
- Provide a program of study for candidates who qualify to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN).
- Prepare a graduate for entry into the health care system.
- Prepare the graduate to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse under the direct supervision of the R.N.
Certificate in Practical Nursing Hand Book available here
The Practical Nursing Program is registered by the State Education Department: (518) 486-2967;
Member: Council of Practical Nursing Programs