Did you know that Practical Nursing at Virginia Western Community College prepares you to gain employment in hospitals, acute care, long-term care, schools, parish nursing, physician’s offices, and other community opportunities?. Begin your journey today to a career that provides entry into the exciting and rewarding world of health care.
This curriculum is designed to academically prepare students to apply for the restricted admissions Practical Nursing Certificate program and to gain a job ready skill in health professions. Students will either prepare to take the National Registry of EMT certification exam or prepare to work in a medical office. Students should be aware that completion of this program does not guarantee admission into the Practical Nursing Certificate program.