NFCC Now Accepting Student Applications for RN and PCT Programs
Explore a rewarding career in nursing
MADISON, FL – Applications are currently being accepted for North Florida Community College’s Associate Degree in Nursing (Registered Nursing) program and Patient Care Technician (PCT) certificate program. Now is the time to enroll and take care of application, testing and program entrance requirements for Spring Term 2016; classes begin in January. Deadline to apply for the RN program is Oct. 1. Deadline to apply for the PCT program is Nov. 1.
REGISTERED NURSING (A.S. Degree Program) – Apply by October 1, 2015
The Associate in Science Degree in Nursing is a two-year program that focuses on the nursing process; pharmacology; nursing care for adult, pediatric, aged, and pregnant patients in healthy states as well as with disorders and disease states; leadership and management for the registered nurse; as well as issues and trends that affect the professional registered nurse including career management. Successful completion of the A.S. Degree in Nursing prepares graduates to take the National Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). A passing score on this exam and registration with the Florida State Board of Nursing enables graduates to seek employment as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of Florida.
PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN (Certificate Program) – Apply by November 1, 2015
NFCC’s Patient Care Technician (PCT) program can be completed in approximately five months and prepares students to begin work at the technical assistant level in a variety of settings including home health, hospitals, clinics, nursing homes or other long-term care facilities. PCTs work under the supervision of a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse (RN). Successful completion of the PCT program prepares graduates to apply for testing and licensure as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). CNA certification is required for employment in a Florida Skilled Nursing Care Facility. PCT graduates are prepared to work in a variety of healthcare agencies other than skilled nursing care facilities. Requirements for National Certification vary with each individual agency.
For more information visit http://www.nfcc.edu/programs-of-study/allied-health-programs or contact the NFCC Allied Health Department at (850) 973-1662 or email NFCC Allied Health advisor Debbie Bass at BassD@nfcc.edu.