The Mountain Empire Community College Practical Nursing program is designed to prepare practitioners for entry level roles in the nursing profession. The program is approved by the Virginia State Board of Nursing.
The program offers opportunities for employment in a range of healthcare facilities as well as allowing for advance education to purse a degree as a Registered Nurse.
Students who successfully complete the program are eligible to apply to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination to be licensed as a practical nurse.
The admission process to the program is a selective process open to all mentally and physically fit students who are capable of performing as nurse practitioners.
Students admitted into the program will be notified by the selection services of the college to submit the second phase admission requirements of the college:
Students accepted into the program will be notified by mail and will receive a copy of physical examination forms to be returned at orientation.
|State board of nursing approval:||Fully Approved|
|Average NCLEX PN passrate (3 years):||78.96%|
|Average number of students tested annually:||27|
|Program accreditations:||Not Accredited|
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Annual NCLEX PN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Mountain Empire Community College as reported by Virginia state board of nursing.
|Year||Students Tested||School||National Avg|