Entry into the practical nursing program requires that the student:
You must email Kassey Davidson (email@example.com) to RSVP for which session you plan on attending. If you do not attend the one in December, you must plan to attend the one in January in order to complete admission requirements. Your attendance at an information session is required by the Virginia Board of Nursing to be considered for the program. Attending an early information session may assist you in preparing your application.
Applicants should note that the Virginia Board of Nursing has the authority to deny licensure to an applicant who has violated any federal, state, or other statute. Examples include conviction of a felony or misdemeanor involving moral turpitude, and alcohol or drug related issues. A prospective student who has been convicted, or plead guilty or nolo contendere to any illegal offenses other than minor traffic violations should contact the program director prior to making application to the program. Additional information may be obtained from the Virginia Department of Health Professions, Virginia Board of Nursing, located at Perimeter Center, 9960 Maryland Drive, Suite 300, Henrico, VA 23233.
The Practical Nursing program is operated in cooperation with the LewisGale Hospital Pulaski and other clinical agencies. The first semester consists of classroom instruction. During the second semester, students are scheduled for selected learning experiences in the clinical setting. As a prerequisite to beginning the clinical experience the student must:
The student is also encouraged to obtain a vaccination for the hepatitis virus prior to beginning the clinical experience.
Nursing Admissions Advisor
Admissions & Records
Phone: (540) 674-3600, ext. 4206
Office: Rooker Hall 259