Special Programs Admission-Practical Nursing

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Students desiring to enter the PN program will be selected based on the following criteria:

  1. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
  2. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED equivalency.
  3. Applicants must have an enhanced ACT composite score of 16 or greater.
  4. Applicants must have a Northwest application on file with the Registrar’s Office.
  5. Once a prospective student has a PN application on file with the PN Program, an opportunity to sit for the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) can be scheduled by calling the Career-Technical Division for each respective campus.
  6. Applicants must complete and obtain the required score for the TEAS test.
  7. Once accepted into the Program, Applicants must complete the following:
    1. Student Health Record,
    2. Negative 5-panel drug screen,
    3. TB skin test,
    4. Copy of immunization records,
    5. Completed Hepatitis B vaccine waiver form,
    6. Provide certificate of Liability Insurance for a health provider,
    7. Obtain CPR health provider card,
    8. Complete health care criminal history background affidavit.

The PN Program accepts applications from mid-January through April 30 of each year. Testing begins each February.

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