Tazewell County Career and Technical Center
100 Advantage Drive
Tazewell, Virginia 24651
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LPN Program Details
The Tazewell County School Board in cooperation with selected hospitals sponsors the TCCTC, School of Practical Nursing. The Virginia Board of Nursing and the Virginia Board of Education approve the school.
The Practical Nursing Program is offered to high school seniors and adult applicants from Tazewell County and then surrounding counties and out of state applicants are considered if space is available.
The 18-month program is divided into two phases. The first 9 months is taught at TCCTC, 5 days a week, 3 hours a day and follows the same calendar as the Tazewell County Schools. She/He will earn 2½ credits toward High School Graduation. Clinical phase begins in July and is completed in March and is 5 days a week, 7 hours a day. This includes classroom instruction and clinical rotation through different areas of the hospital.
Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will apply to write the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses. Upon scoring the minimal passing score, the graduate receives a license to practice practical nursing as a licensed practical nurse.