Practical Nursing (PN) Admission Requirements

  1. APPLICATION /REGISTRATION FEE ($100) 
  2. ATI TEAS EXAM:(Minimum Score of 43) Required
  3. HIGH SCHOOL/GED: The applicant must provide documentation of graduation from high school in the form of a valid high school diploma, transcript or other acceptable documentation issued by an authorized state education agency (e.g. General Education Development (GED) in Ohio.) International transcripts/documents need to be evaluated by a third-party evaluator for equivalency. In addition, students may submit academic transcript of at least two years of a college education with in the last 10 years
  4. STATE TESTED NURSE AIDE (STNA) or CERTIFIED NURSE AIDE (CNA) – 75 HOUR COURSE.  The applicant must bring proof of STNA/CNA certification or registry number. Certificates must have been received within the last 5 years prior to the first day of class. Registry numbers must have been active within the last 5 years prior to the first day of class. If the applicant does not have proof of the STNAP/CNA it must be taken prior to start of class. ***
  5. COPY OF DRIVER’S LICENSE 
  6. COPY OF SOCIAL SECURITY CARD 
  7. TWO REFERENCE CHECKS
  8. BCI/FBI BACKGROUND CHECK (Code: 4723.09) Reports that contain excluding documentation may result in the student not being able to attend clinical rotations (BOTH REQUIRED)
  9. BLS FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER (CPR) CARD – Must be CPR certified with the American Heart Association and American Red Cross
  10. PHYSICAL EXAM (Form Available) must include the following 
  • a.     Tetanus Diphtheria (TDAP) Vaccine
  • b.     Annual Influenza Vaccine
  • c.     MMR (Vaccines or titers)
  • d.     Varicella (Vaccines titers)
  • e.     Hepatitis B (Vaccines or titers)
  • f.      2-step TB Test