The South Arkansas Community College Practical Nursing program is approved by the Arkansas State Board for Nursing. The program has three tracks: one which is a full time day program, the second track is modified evening and spring or modified evening and fall program and the final track is the LPN to RN matrix.
Admission Requirements for the program are:
The following courses are pre-requisites for the LPN program at South Arkansas Community College: Anatomy & Physiology 1 W/Lab, Diet and Nutrition and Match for Nursing.
Applicants will be selected on a point system from a combination of pre-requisite GPA, total GPA and HOBET 5 scores.
Successful applicants will be required to submit to drug screening and a background check upon entry into the program. Students will also be required to provide proof of current AHA CPR certification or an Arkansas Department of Health approved equivalent program.
Applicants will be required to provide proof of PPD skin test, IGRA test or evidence of a negative chest X-ray and provide proof of Hepatitis B immunizations (or sign Declination Statement) and provide proof of immunity to Varicella (which can consist of proof of vaccination, physician verifying student had varicella or varicella antibody titer indicating immunity).
|State board of nursing approval:||Fully Approved|
|Average NCLEX PN passrate (3 years):||85.7%|
|Average number of students tested annually:||65|
|Program accreditations:||Not Accredited|
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Annual NCLEX PN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at South Arkansas Community College as reported by Arkansas state board of nursing.
|Year||Students Tested||School||National Avg|