Pre-Licensure Practical Nursing Overview

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 approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing. The program is taught by experienced and qualified nursing faculty. Students will receive training in a class room setting, modern on site laboratories and also offsite clinical experience!

Upon successful completion of the Practical Nursing program and clinical practicum, graduates are eligible to apply to sit for the National Council Licensure Exam for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN).

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

This program includes a wide variety of NCLEX preparation assessments to help students gain critical thinking skills and a comprehensive nursing knowledge needed to be successful in the healthcare field!

Sample Courses

  • NPN 100 Introduction to Practical Nursing (6 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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