Nursing - PN
BSCTC offers a three semester program leading to a diploma in Practical Nursing following successful completion of the program. The Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN) will then determine the graduate’s eligibility to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) to become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) and practice in the state of Kentucky under the supervision of a registered nurse, physician or dentist. The practical nursing (PN) program at BSCTC is a selective admissions program. A separate admission process must be completed in order to be considered for the practical nursing program.
Where can I work?
Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) may be employed in a wide range of health care facilities as well as other industries.
- Physician’s Offices
- Nursing care facilities
- Home health care services
- Employment services
- Outpatient care centers
- Government agencies
How much will I earn?
The median annual wage of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses was $43,170 in May 2015. Find Out More.
How long will it take to complete the program?
Once admitted into the practical nursing program completion usually takes 3 semesters.
What are the program options?
- Practical Nurse-Pathway 2-Traditional Modified
Would you like more information?
DeRossett, Kimberly R.
Coordinator, Practical Nursing Program