Tennessee Tech Center - Elizabethton
426 Highway 91
Elizabethton, Tennessee 37643
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Nursing Programs OfferedLPN Programs
LPN Program Details
This program is designed to meet the needs of an educational program for the members of the nursing team employed in hospitals, nursing homes, home health care agencies, etc., to give assistance in the care of patients. Included in the course is: fundamental nursing skills, medical-surgical nursing, pharmacology and administration of medicine, nutrition, growth and development, personal and community health, and all of the body systems such as endocrine etc. This course prepares graduates to take the state board examination in order to become a Licensed Practical Nurse.
Students desiring to enroll in the Licensed Practical Nursing Program must have a high school diploma or G.E.D. and be at least 17 years of age. Applicants must take the entrance test, called Compass, and score a minimum of 80 in Reading and 50 in Math (pre-Algebra). Equivalent ACT scores will be accepted, provided the student is 20 years of age or younger. ACT scores must be a minimum of 19 in Math, Reading and English subject areas.