The Fred W. Eberle Technical Center School of Practical Nursing offers a program preparing adults through funds provided by the Division of Technical and Adult Education of the Department of Education of the State of West Virginia.
The Practical Nursing Program is accredited by the West Virginia State Board of Examiners for Licensed Practical Nurses.
The program utilizes a comprehensive curriculum which extends over 12 months incorporating theoretical classroom instruction and clinical experience in a range of healthcare settings.
The school is affiliated with the William R. Sharpe Hospital, St. Joseph's Hospital, Stonewall Jackson Memorial, Holbrook's Nursing Home, United Hospital Center, Sunbridge of Salem, and Davis Regional Healthcare.
Applications for admission in January are accepted between the 1st of January and the 31st of July every year. All applicants to the Practical Nursing program are required to take a pre-admission examination to assess basic skills in math, reading and comprehension skills.
Qualified candidates will be called in for interviews in October with final selections for admission in January being announced in November.
Candidates accepted into the program will be required to submit to criminal background checks by the FBI in fulfillment of the requirement West Virginia Board of Examiners for Practical Nurses.
Graduates from the nursing program are eligible to apply to sit for the National Council Licensure Exam. Successful completion of the course and passage of the state licensure examination entitles one to be a Licensed Practical Nurse or LPN. Past statistics show a 70-80% completion rate of starting students, 100% passage rate of the NCLEX-PN (licensure exam), and 100% job placement.
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|Program accreditations:||Not Accredited|
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