Practical Nursing - PN12 Diploma
Program Description: The Practical Nursing diploma program is designed to prepare students to write the NCLEX-PN for licensure as practical nurses. The program prepares graduates to give competent nursing care. This is done through a selected number of academic and occupational courses providing a variety of techniques and materials necessary to assist the student in acquiring the needed knowledge and skills to give competent care. A variety of clinical experiences is planned so that theory and practice are integrated under the guidance of the clinical instructor. Program graduates receive a practical nursing diploma and have the qualifications of an entry-level practical nurse.
Ben Hill Irwin
- Submit a completed application and application fee
- Be at least 18 years of age
- Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript
- Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
- Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores or GED score of 165 or higher or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a HOPE GPA of 2.6 after the completion of 10th grade. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.
Additional Program Requirements:
- Admission to the college does not guarantee admission to the Practical Nursing program
- Students are accepted to the program based on a competitive admissions process. Program-specific competitive admission requirements are available online.
- American Heart Association Provider CPR Certification, physical examination, up-to-date immunizations, criminal background check and drug screen required prior to start of clinical rotation.
- One year expiration on PNSG 2010 when taken in Advance Patient Care Assistant
This program qualifies for the HOPE Career Grant.
- This program begins each Fall and Summer semester on the Valdosta campus; it begins each Fall semester on the Ben Hill campus and each Spring semester on the Coffee campus.
Beginning in 2020, this program will begin each Fall and Spring semester on the Valdosta campus. The program will continue to begin each Fall semester on the Ben Hill-Irwin campus and each Spring semester on the Coffee Campus.
|General Core Courses||57|
|ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I||3|
|MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics||3|
|PSYC 1010 Basic Psychology||3|
|ALHS 1011 Structure and Function of the Human Body||5|
|ALHS 1090 Medical Terminology for Allied Health Sciences||2|
|PNSG 2010 Intro. to Pharmacology and Clinical Calculations||2|
|PNSG 2030 Nursing Fundamentals||6|
|PNSG 2035 Nursing Fundamentals Clinical||2|
|PNSG 2210 Medical-Surgical Nursing I||4|
|PNSG 2220 Medical-Surgical Nursing II||4|
|PNSG 2230 Medical-Surgical Nursing III||4|
|PNSG 2240 Medical-Surgical Nursing IV||4|
|PNSG 2250 Maternity Nursing||3|
|PNSG 2255 Maternity Nursing Clinical||1|
|PNSG 2310 Medical-Surgical Nursing Clinical I||2|
|PNSG 2320 Medical-Surgical Nursing Clinical II||2|
|PNSG 2330 Medical-Surgical Nursing Clinical III||2|
|PNSG 2340 Medical-Surgical Nursing Clinical IV||2|
|PNSG 2410 Nursing Leadership||1|
|PNSG 2415 Nursing Leadership Clinical||2|
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The information in this College Catalog and Student Handbook accurately reflects current policies and procedures at the time of publication. Students are admitted to the College under and are subject to the provisions of the WGTC Catalog and Student Handbooks for the term they initially enroll. Students in all programs are admitted under and are subject to the provisions of the College Catalog and Student Handbook and applicable addendums for the term they are admitted to the program at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College. If for any reason, a break in enrollment occurs, students must reapply and satisfy the College Catalog and Student Handbook requirements for the term of their re-entry to any program. The provisions of this catalog are not to be regarded as an irrevocable contract between Wiregrass Georgia Technical College and the student. The College reserves the right to change any provision or requirement at any time.