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ACEN LogoOur current class began on August 13, 2019, and will end June 19, 2020.  The next class will begin on August 12, 2020, and will end June 18, 2021.   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  (Test of Essential Academic Skills).  Study guides and practice tests for this are available for purchase from www.atitesting.com.

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Application period EXTENDED until May 29, 2020.  Applicants must submit an official 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 the Practical Nursing Program email, Lisa Musgrove.

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Program Costs

Applicants are responsible for the cost of tuition, fees and the purchase of additional required materials.  The program costs for students is $4400.00, of this amount $2775.00 is payable on or before the first day of class.  The remaining $1625.00 is payable on or before January 6, 2021.  Program costs include all required e-textbooks, laptop or tablet, laboratory training supplies, liability insurance, patches, name tag, student organization dues, graduation nursing cap, pin, and diploma.

Additional Costs

The student is responsible for additional costs including but not limited to: the medical terminology course fee, BLS for Healthcare provider CPR course fee, pre-entrance test fees, required uniforms, lab coat, shoes, watch, stethoscope, class dues, notebooks, pens/pencils, meals, transportation, admission physical, immunizations, drug tests, and criminal background checks. The student is also responsible for the NCLEX-PN review course fee and examination fee, and the Oklahoma Board of Nursing Licensure Application fee.

Email the Instructors:

Lisa Musgrove RN, MS
Laryssa Couch RN, MS
Kristin Frankenberg RN, BSN

 

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: 2017-2018

  • Graduation rate: 21/25 = 84%
  • 1st Attempt 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