Fast Track Practical Nursing

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The Fast Track Practical Nursing Program provides students with the theory and skills required to practice as a practical nurse in acute care, extended care, and intermediate care settings. The program of study combines nursing theory with planned patient care learning experiences in hospitals, nursing homes, and healthcare agencies. Various teaching strategies are used throughout the program of study. Lectures, role play, online case studies, and simulation are some of the teaching methods students will be engaged in during the program. It is important to note that technology is used extensively during the program.

The Fast Track Practical Nursing Program at Mesa Community College is approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing.

Graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensing Examination (NCLEX-PN) to become a licensed practical nurse (LPN). Licensing requirements are the exclusive responsibility of the Arizona State Board of Nursing according to Title 32, Chapter 15 of the Arizona Revised Statutes.

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Program Coordinator

Stephani Oplinger

General Information

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This program is held at our MCC Red Mountain campus at 7110 East McKellips Road, Mesa, AZ 85207.

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The following are the Fast Track Practical Nursing Program Competencies: