Licensed Practical Nurse

 

 

The current 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. 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.  (Medical Terminology will be offered in July to students admitted to the program without it).  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 next application period will be February to April, 2017.  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.  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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www.okhealthcareers.com  — Explore allied health and nursing careers, how to find and prepare for them on this non-profit operated site designed for middle and high school, and non-traditional students.

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Student Achievement Outcome Data: 2014-2015

Graduation rate: 20/26 = 77%  (4 students returned 2015-16, 24/26 = 92%)

1st Attemp NCLEX-PN Pass Rate: 100%

 Job Placement Rate: 100% (6 months post-graduation)

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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