Welcome to the
Nunez Community College
Practical Nursing Program
Applications for Spring 2018 are due Sept. 30th 2017!
The Practical Nursing Technical Diploma program at Nunez
Community College is designed to meet the educational needs of those students
who desire a career entry into health care as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Recent changes in
the Practical Nursing Program have been designed to help students gain a
quicker entry into the nursing program and attain successful completion of the
program in 16 months.
Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN’s) care for the sick,
participate in prevention of illness and and assist in the rehabilitation of
patients. They are employed in various
health care settings such as long term care facilities, hospitals, clinics,
physician offices, home health and community health facilities.
The nursing faculty at Nunez Community College subscribe to
the philosophy that nursing is both an art and a scientific discipline, and
endeavor to develop well rounded Practical Nurses who can apply the principles
of caring, art and scientific knowledge to assist clients to achieve holistic
maximum level of wellness.
students who are interested in Practical Nursing should apply to Nunez
Community College online at www.nunez.edu. Specific questions about the LPN
program and its entrance requirements can be directed to Nursing Department at
(504) 278-6380 or to Ms. Michelle Bennett, Nursing program director, email@example.com.
Semester by Semester PN Program Guide
For Fall Entry Students: Effective August 2016