NEW Practical Nursing Program

NEW Practical Nursing Program
DATE On February 08, 2022

Rockford Career College (RCC) is excited to share the exciting news of the debut of our new Practical Nursing Program!  Our Practical Nursing program here at RCC is a hybrid program consisting of both online and on-campus courses. It is a caring, concept-based program that allows students to put together the pieces of the puzzle that is the coursework of Practical Nursing - including Anatomy & Physiology, Nutrition, and Pharmacology - along with the topics learned in the nursing classes.The program is a total of 14 months that are broken down into six 10-week terms.

Practical Nurses are licensed by the state and provide routine patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse (RN) and/or a physician.  A practical nurse would have a plethora of opportunities to work in their field including long-term care facilities, physician’s offices, home healthcare, rehabilitation center, public schools, hospice and hospitals.

Practical Nursing is an excellent stepping stone to begin a career in healthcare.  Many people begin as a practical nurse to start collecting an income and experience while continuing their education.  Students who have completed the program can continue on and achieve an Associate’s Degree (ADN) or Bachelor’s (BSN) for Registered Nurses. Many of our students come from previous medical backgrounds such as Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or Medical Assistant (MA) to increase their skills, knowledge, pay and benefits.  If you have any questions about the role of a Practical Nurse or RCC’s program, please don’t hesitate to contact us!

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