Belmont College

Practical Nursing Certificate (PNP)

View the required classes for the Practical Nursing certificate program

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Want to learn more about the field of practical nursing?

The Practical Nurse:

  • Serves as a member of the health care team
  • Works at the direction of a licensed physician or registered nurse
  • Cares for the ill in hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, or long-term care facilities
  • Is active in health promotion and illness prevention

The benefits to you of this distinguished Practical Nursing certificate at Belmont College are many:

  • Become prepared to take the NCLEX-PN licensing examination
  • Join a program that has been approved by the State Board of Nursing and the Ohio Board of Regents
  • Engage in clinical learning experiences at a variety of clinical locations

If you have been searching for the perfect, 1-year Practical Nursing program in health care, you’ve found it.

Program Outcomes:

  1. Contribute to the identification of holistic needs in the plan of care as a member of a healthcare team.
  2. Practice evidence based decision making to establish priorities according to human needs of people.
  3. Utilize effective verbal, nonverbal, written, and computer skills while providing care for people with holistic needs and while communicating with other healthcare providers.
  4. Employ safety and health promotion practices in the ever changing environment to maintain people’s state of wellbeing.
  5. Understand and demonstrate holistic nursing care within the limits relative to their scope of nursing practice and ethical standards.
  6. Illustrate advocacy by speaking, writing, or acting in support of the clients' needs.
  7. Employ delegation techniques within the scope of practice in providing holistic care.

Business Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m.

Class Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00a.m. - 10:00p.m.
Saturday - Sunday

Contact Information

Belmont College
Main: 740.695.9500
Harrison County Center: 740.942.2222
Monroe County Center: 740.472.5468

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