Our Practical Nursing Program

Our 12-month, 3-day a week, Practical Nursing diploma program will prepare you to advance your nursing career and meet the growing demand for nurses in the field. The program combines theory, technical skill, biology, pharmacology, simulation labs, NCLEX preparation, and off-site clinical experiences which will provide you with the skills and competencies you’ll need to start your career as a Practical Nurse.

The Practical Nursing program is a great opportunity for those who have healthcare experience as a CNA/ LNA, MA, EMS, or more and are looking to further their healthcare journey in the nursing field.

WHY WCUI?

  • Our Practical Nursing program has been approved by the Arizona Board of Nursing (AZBN)
  • Flexible schedules to fit any lifestyle. Classes and labs are held 3 days a week to help you maintain the work/life balance you need while you pursue a career in nursing.
  • Gain knowledge from experienced nursing professionals.
  • Our Practical Nursing program prepares you to sit for the NCLEX exam, which is required to enter the workforce as an LPN.
  • Receive hands-on experience in simulation lab and off-site clinical sites while completing the program.
  • Scholarships and Financial Aid Available*
*To those who qualify. PN program pending approval by the Arizona Department of Veterans Services State Approving Agency (SAA) and Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)

See our Admissions Page for the requirements to enroll in WCUI’s Practical Nursing Program.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

Students in our LPN diploma program will learn the following:

  • Fundamentals of nursing, including anatomy and physiology of the human body
  • Medical and surgical nursing and pharmacology
  • Identification, treatment, and prevention of communicable diseases in patients
  • Human growth and development
  • Maternity and pediatric nursing
  • Mental Health, gerontology, and rehabilitation
  • Professional roles and leadership
  • Transition to practice

PREPARE FOR YOUR CAREER

The demand for nurses in the healthcare industry continues to grow. WCUI wants to help you take the first step into meeting that demand.  Our Licensed Practical Nursing diploma program will prepare you to take your NCLEX exam, which is required to enter the workforce as an LPN.

Arizona is part of the Nursing Licensure Compact (NLC) which allows LPNs to have one license to participate in multiple states. The current list of Participating NLC Member States: https://www.ncsbn.org/nurse-licensure-compact.htm

Professional Licensure Disclosure – Nursing Programs

ONLINE PROGRAMS

Due to COVID-19, WCUI wants to ensure your education journey isn’t interrupted, and for that reason, we are now bringing our engaging classrooms, labs, and NCLEX preparation directly to your home. Online learning, simulation, and on-campus lab with limited numbers and PPE are now available so you can continue your nursing education online and become the nurse you want to be.

Our Admissions and Financial Aid team are bringing the enrollment process to you! To guarantee the safety of you and our staff, WCUI has virtual appointments available so you can learn more about our nursing programs and funding your education.

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TAKE THE NEXT STEP

As a current healthcare professional, you already have a passion for the healthcare field, an interest in working hands-on with people, and a drive to make a difference in people’s lives. These qualities provide a solid foundation for a Licensed Practical Nurse.

Find the information you need to apply to the WCUI School of Nursing on our Admissions Page or connect with our admissions team by clicking the button below and they’ll walk you through the process.

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Academic Calendar

Sept 28
Fall Term Starts - Weekday & Weeknight Classes
Oct 4
Fall Term Starts - Weekend Classes
Oct 21
Lift Every Voice Live Webinar Event Pt I
Nov 11
Veterans Day - Campuses are closed (No Classes)