Practical Nursing

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The MDCC Practical Nursing (PN) Program is a three-semester program that prepares graduates with the knowledge and skills needed to meet the expanding health care needs of the community. The mission of the Practical Nursing Program is to prepare graduates for entry level nursing practice in a variety of health care settings. The Licensed Practical Nurse provides care under the direction of a licensed physician, dentist, or registered nurse as determined by the Administrative Code Mississippi Board of Nursing.

Graduates of the program are awarded a certificate and are eligible to write the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PNĀ®). Graduates must apply to the Mississippi Board of Nursing for licensure to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Mississippi.

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For further information, contact:
Denise Gardner, MSN, RN, CNE
Director of Nursing
dgardener@msdelta.edu
Phone: 662-246-6505
Fax: 662-246-6299

Maegan Applewhite
Administrative Support
mapplewhite@msdelta.edu
662-246-6503