Nursing & Healthcare Administration Program Features
Healthcare Administration & Management
This program provides additional skills to enhance the success of the practical nurse certificate. It will include study skills, time management, social awareness skills, an introduction to critical thinking, APA format, review of PN policies and procedures, and learning in a hybrid/online format.
The Practical Nurse program provides the common body of knowledge and skills essential for the practical nurse’s entry into practice. The curriculum fulfills the educational requirements for licensure as a licensed practical nurse (LPN). Upon completion of the program, graduates are eligible to take the NCLEX-PN examination. This program does not offer credit for experiential learning. There are pathways for articulation to degree nursing programs. Students continuing their education for an ADN or BSN should consult a counselor regarding transfer of credit for all courses.
This 3 credit hour course prepares LPNs to perform activities as defined in KAR 60-16-102(b). Presents knowledge, skills and competencies in the administration of intravenous fluid therapy, which will quality LPNs to perform this procedure safely.
Degree and Certificate Options
|Associate of Applied Science, Healthcare Administration & Management||67 Credit Hours|
|Technical Certificate, Practical Nurse||48 Credit Hours|
|Certificate of Completion, IV Therapy||3 Credit Hours|
WATC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500 • Chicago, IL 60604
www.ncahlc.org • 800.621.7440
Students interested in this program are eligible to apply for federal financial aid.
WATC’s PN Program are approved by:
Kansas State Board of Nursing (KSBN)
Landon State Office Bldg, 900 SW Jackson, Suite 1051 Topeka, KS 66612-1230
Program Integrity – Gainful Employment
In accordance with 34 CFR 668.6(b), that requires institutions to disclose certain information about the programs to prospective students, please see: Gainful Employment.