The Certificate in Practical Nursing Program is for students who aspire to become licensed practical nurses and requires three semesters of study. 

The Practical Nursing-Practical Nursing Program at Camp starts in the Fall.

Those students who pass the required test from the Virginia Board of Nursing are then referred to as LPN-Licensed Practical Nurses.

Faculty Roster
For more information, email
Ms. Tasha Taylor, Healthcare Academic Advisor : ttaylor@pdc.edu,
Mrs. Laurel Brinkley, MSN, RN, Practical Nursing Lead Faculty: lbrinkley@pdc.edu, or
Mrs. Carol Griffin, Administrative Assistant: cgriffin@pdc.edu.

This program is not Nationally Accredited

Paul D. Camp is granted Full Approval to operate a Practical Nursing Education Program by the Virginia Board of Nursing.


2021-2022 Nursing Student Handbook

Practical Nursing Curriculum Map 2021-2022

PNE Curriculum Mapped by Courses

Practical Nursing Program Information Packet

Practical Nursing Certificate Program FAQs

Nursing Program Application Checklist

Policy Brief Unvaccinated Nursing Students


Practical Nursing Program Pass Rates

Year 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
LPN Program 78.26% 54.65% 100% 88.88% 87.5%

 


 

Application to the PN Nursing Program

When you apply to the specified program, please have all other documentation needed, readily available.  This includes your official transcripts from high school, and any college that you have attended that have courses we need to consider for your program (including Camp unofficial transcripts), and Healthcare Provider CPR card and the complete application checklist.

PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT AN APPLICATION IF YOU HAVE NOT ATTENDED AN ADVISING SESSION VIA ZOOM OR TAKEN THE ATI TEAS ENTRANCE EXAM.

INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

PN Applicants: In order to fulfill the requirements of the application process; the following documents are necessary, and your complete application packet must be hand delivered to either Ms. Taylor or Mrs. Griffin in the Nursing Department located in 136 on the Franklin Campus.

Deadline to submit all required documents to be considered for Admission is the second Friday in March for the upcoming school year. The last date to take the ATI TEAS Exam is the first Friday in March.

1 - Official transcripts from:

  • High School or GED transcripts and diploma required
  • College/University/Trade School
  • The Nursing Department does not require an official Camp Community College transcript; however, you need to provide an unofficial transcript for review

2 - Passing National Nursing Program Entrance Exam scores taken within the past 2 years: ATI TEAS, Kaplan or HESI Exam. Passing scores are based on the National scores for each exam; for the HESI Entrance Exam, the passing scores for 2020-2021 are:

3 - Current Healthcare Provider CPR Certification

4 - Copy of Professional Healthcare License if applicable (LPN or CNA license only)

5 - Admit One Ticket, proof of attendance to the mandatory advising session, hosted by Ms. Taylor via Zoom

6 - Completed application check list

If required documents are not submitted by the application deadline, then the application will not be considered for review.