Trident Technical College
7000 Rivers Avenue
North Charleston, South Carolina 29406
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Nursing Programs OfferedADN Programs
ADN Program Details
The Associate Degree Nursing program requires a minimum of two years to complete. A graduate of the ADN program is eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination-RN (NCLEX-RN). Upon satisfactory completion of the examination, graduates are titled Registered Nurses (RN).
LPN Program Details
The Practical Nursing program is a three-and-a-half semester program of study that prepares students to provide patient care under the supervision of professional registered nurses, physicians or dentists. A graduate of the Practical Nursing program is eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination-PN (NCLEX-PN). Upon satisfactory completion of the examination, graduates are titled Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN).
The PN program combines general education with clinical nursing courses and incorporates classroom instruction, laboratory simulation and clinical practice into two options for student completion: the Generic Option and the CNA-to-PN Option. Students who complete the Practical Nursing program may qualify for progression and continue the Nursing curriculum to complete the Associate Degree Nursing program. Requirements for these options are described on the following pages.