Practical Nursing

As a Practical Nursing program graduate, you’re eligible for careers in a variety of settings which could include an acute care hospital, long term care/ rehab facility, physicians’ office, insurance provider, or home health agency. As a member of the health care team, the licensed practical nurse provides care to patients whose conditions are relatively stable and assists the registered nurse or health care provider in the care of the acutely ill patient.

Why choose the Practical Nursing program at NWTC? 

  • Success — More than 92 percent of NWTC Practical Nursing graduates consistently pass their NCLEX- PN on their first attempt. 

  • Quality— Many students are offered employment during their final clinical experience. 

  • Expertise— The Practical Nursing faculty are experts in the nursing profession who have completed graduate level nursing education. This program is approved by the Wisconsin Board of Nursing, Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services. 

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