Licensed Practical Nurse

2015-16 PROGRAM POLICY HANDBOOK CURRICULUM COMPONENTS

 

The next course will begin August 10, 2016 and end June 15, 2017. It consists of intense classroom and clinical experiences leading up to [eligibility to apply for] licensure as a practical nurse.

The Practical Nursing course is ten (10) months in length and consists of 1463 clock hours (45 of those hours are advanced standing for Medical Terminology which is a prerequisite).  Each year the program begins in August and finishes in June. Students interested in this program can prepare now by taking a medical terminology course for college credit or from Mid-America Technology Center and a Healthcare provider CPR course, as both are required before entry.  A certified nurse assistant course is suggested.  The entrance test required during the application process is the TEAS V (Test of Essential Academic Skills).  Study guides and practice tests for this are available for purchase from www.atitesting.com.

Application Process:  The application period is February 1, 2016 to April 15, 2016.  Applicants must submit a High-School Transcript or GED scores, and Birth Certificate. Applicants are also required to complete the pre-entrance test, orientation and personal interview.  Prerequisites are Medical Terminology either college transcripted or taken at Mid-America, and BLS for Healthcare Provders CPR. For additional information about the application process, contact Shelia Wilkey, Secretary, 405-449-3391, ext. 290, sgwilkey@matech.edu.

Application and Information: 

Email the Instructors:

Lisa Musgrove RN, MS lmusgrove@matech.edu
Laryssa Couch RN, MS lcouch@matech.edu
Michael Carlton RN, MHA, MS mcarlton@matech.edu

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Completion and Placement Rate Definition
Mid-America Technology Center students who successfully complete all the courses in their career major and pass the common assessment(s) are considered a career major completer.
Positive placement for MATC students are defined as follows:
Employed related to the career major or career cluster
Continuing their education
Enlisted in the Military

Oklahoma Board of Nursing Pass Rates http://www.ok.gov/nursing/nclexpass.pdf

Accreditation:

The Practical Nursing Program is approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing-2915 N. Classen, Suite 524, Oklahoma City, OK 73106, Phone: 405-962-1800, and the Oklahoma State Board of Career and Technology Education-1500 W. Seventh Ave., Stillwater, OK 74074, Phone: 405-377-2000.

The Practical Nursing Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN) 3343 Peachtree Road N.E., Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326, Phone: 404-975-5000

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