Pre-Licensure Practical Nursing

ATA’s Practical Nursing program offers an accelerated track to your new nursing career.

ATA’s 15-month nursing program is conditionally approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing. The Practical Nursing Program at ATA is taught by experienced nursing faculty, and hands-on training takes place in new, state-of-the-art classrooms and labs. Upon successful completion of the PLPN program and clinical practicum, graduates are eligible to apply to write the NCLEX-PN.

ATA’s Nursing curriculum is divided into six quarters of college coursework.

Sample Courses

  • NPN 100 Introduction to Practical Nursing (4 credits)
  • NPN 120 Medical Surgical Nursing 1 (6 credits)
  • NPN 141 Maternal/Newborn Nursing (4 credits)

Career Choices

  • Hospitals
  • Skilled Care Units
  • Assisted Living Centers
  • Long-Term Care Facilities
  • Medical Offices
  • Medical/Surgical Clinics
  • Home Health

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Classes are enrolling now! If you’re interested in this program or would like more information about ATA, please contact us online or call 502-371-8383 for more information.

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