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Practical Nursing

The Practical Nursing curriculum prepares individuals with the knowledge and skills to provide nursing care to children and adults.

Students will participate in assessment, planning, implementing, and evaluating nursing care.

Graduates are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) which is required for practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Employment opportunities include hospitals, rehabilitation/long term care/home health facilities, clinics, and physicians’ offices.

To qualify for admission into this program, the applicant must have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Admission for the PNE program is based on selective criteria. Applicable fees are attached to the Nursing Courses in this program. Students are required to purchase uniforms for this class.

Curriculum Programs

The Bladen Community College Practical Nursing and Associate Degree Nursing programs are pursuing accreditation from the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA), located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20037; phone 202-909-2526. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments in writing directly to NLN CNEA ( no later than August 31, 2022.

Nursing Programs:
NCSBN Licensure Requirements by State
(for pre-licensure nursing and APRN candidates seeking professional licensure)

Associate Degree Nursing_Program Licensure Disclosure Template-ADA
Practical Nursing_Program Licensure Disclosure Template-ADA
Nursing Assistant Licensure Information