Patrick Henry Community College
645 Patriot Avenue
Martinsville, Virginia 24112
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Nursing Programs OfferedADN Programs
ADN Program Details
Associate in Applied Science degrees provide two years of instruction to develop knowledge and skills leading to employment of career advancement in specialized fields. These degrees are not intended as transfer programs.
The nursing major prepares selected students to qualify as practitioners of technical nursing in a variety of health service facilities. After successful completion of the program, students will be eligible for the National Council Licensure Exam-Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Special Accreditation Status: The program is accredited by the Virginia Board of Nursing and the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.
LPN Program Details
Certificate programs can usually be completed in one year of full-time enrollment and offer specific general education along with key skill area courses designed to respond to local employment needs. Certificate programs are often equal to the first year of a corresponding associate degree.
The purpose of this program is to prepare selected students to qualify as practitioner of practical nursing in a variety of health service facilities. After successful completion of the program, students will be eligible for the National Council Licensure Examination-Practical Nurse. Passage of this exam will make the graduate eligible to be licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia.