Fairfax County School of Practical Nursing

Fairfax, VA 22030

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. LPN

    The Fairfax County School of Practical Nursing is offered in two parts over a full year. The program accepts students in the spring and fall semesters.

    The nursing curriculum includes preclinical elements that can be taken by high school seniors. The nursing courses concentrate in ensuring competency to enable students to become efficient providers of direct patient care.  

    Students who successfully complete both sections of the level one Practical Nursing program and the additional clinical requirements offered in the summer semester will be eligible to apply to sit for the Certified Nursing Assistant.

    Theoretical nursing classes are offered at Falls Church Academy and clinical practice experiences are offered at various healthcare facilities within the community.

    Admission Requirements:

    PRIMARY PREREQUISITES (Postgraduate adult):

    • Virginia residency
    • High School diploma or GED 
    • Verification of non-US diploma
    • Pre-entrance examination (TEAS-PN)
    • Criminal background check & drug screen Students accepted into the program are required to submit immunization records and other requirements for clinical participation. Students will also be required to submit insurance for health and accident.

    The clinical part of the program is a full time study program given Monday through Friday with students taking part in clinical rotations, classroom instruction and laboratory experience. The curriculum encompasses advanced nursing theory to prepare students to be eligible to sit for the state licensing examination for practical nurses. 

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Fairfax County School of Practical Nursing

Standard Health Care, Inc
8.4 miles away
Virginia School of Nursing and Medical Institute
9.39 miles away
Ultimate Health School
11.05 miles away
National School of Nursing and Allied Health
12.93 miles away
Medical Learning Center
13.96 miles away
Gee's Career Institute
15.95 miles away
Prince William County Schools
16.47 miles away
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
16.65 miles away
Loudoun County School of Practical Nursing
21.94 miles away
Fredericksburg Area Schools
39.2 miles away

Relevant scholarships

Nurses Scholarship - American Legion Auxiliary Department of virginia

Applicants must be daughters, sons grandsons, etc of veterans who served during eligibility dates for membership in the american legion.

Mary Virginia Macrae Memorial Merit Award

A $400.00 nursing education merit award shall be given annually by the Iowa Department of the American Legion Auxiliary in memory of the late Mary Virginia Macrae, who served as the first [...]

American Legion Auxiliary Department of Virginia Past Presidents Parley Nurses Scholarship

Applicants must be daughters, sons, grandsons, etc. of veterans who served during eligibility dates for membership in the American Legion. Applicants must be in their senior year or graduates [...]

Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship

Candidates must be residents of Newport County, and a graduate from a high school in Rhode Island. Scholarships are open to individuals accepted into, and in attendance at any accredited [...]

Genevieve Saran Richmond Award

This scholarship has been donated by Leslie and Virginia Fiur to a nursing student with a disability.

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing
Fairfax County School of Practical Nursing
3877 Fairfax Ridge Road - 3rd Floor
Fairfax, VA 22030

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