Mon, Jul 7th, 2014

The Hocking College Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) program has been ranked fourth out of 70 state approved LPN programs in Ohio, according to

The School of Nursing received a 98.63 percent passing rate on the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for Practical Nursing. The survey rankings from were based on the results of the NCLEX-PN exam.

“Being ranked fourth of the LPN program in Ohio is an honor, and exemplifies the School of Nursing’s pursuit of excellence. I am confident that our graduates will serve our communities and improve the quality of life and health of its members with compassion, honesty and integrity,” Tammy Keith, School of Nursing Dean said.

Hocking College nursing courses for PN include fundamentals, geriatrics, obstetrics and medical surgical nursing. Additional classes focus on basic psychology, anatomy and physiology, nutrition and pharmacology. Hands-on experience begins in the nursing skills lab before patient/client contact in extended care and assisted living facilities or hospitals.

View the rankings here.


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