Do you want to pursue a career as a Practical Nurse? Learn the skills at Adonis College of Nursing!

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Practical Nursing Program: Admission Requirements
In order to get admission in the PN program:

  • May be CNA certified (Certified Nursing Assistant)
  • Must be high school graduate or have a GED
  • Must pass HESI exam (Admission assessment exam) with a 78% or above.
  • Completed Admission Application with $75.00 Application Fee (Non-Refundable)
  • State/Driver’s License & Social Security Card
  • Request Official High School or GED transcripts, College Transcripts.
  • 2 Reference Letters (Personal & Professional)
  • Submit 400 Word Essay on Nursing and Emerging Technology.
  • State Criminal Background Check.
  • CPR Certification.
  • Physical Test & TB (skin) test (2 step)

Class Schedules
Students attend classes year-round with convenient breaks provided throughout the year. Class sessions are typically available in the day.

Morning (8:00 AM-3:00 PM)

Program/Courses Offered:

Courses Offered, Hours to Completion and Fees for Tuition

TERM AND SUBJECT Theory Clock Hours Laboratory Clock Hours Clinical Clock Hours Total Clock Hours Duration
Quarter I
BIO 100 – Anatomy and Physiology 36 12 0 48 6 Weeks
MEDT 100 – Medical Terminology 36 12 0 48 6 Weeks
NURS 101 – Nursing Pharmacology 32 32 0 64 5 Weeks
Quarter II
NURS 102 – Nursing Fundamentals 64 32 96 192 10 Weeks
NURS 103 – Mental Health Nursing 16 0 24 40 5 Weeks
Quarter III
NURS 104 – Obstetrics and Gynecology Nursing 16 16 24 56 5 Weeks
NURS 105 – Pedantic Nursing 16 16 24 56 5 Weeks
Quarter IV
NURS 106 – Medical Surgical (Care of Adult) I 32 16 48 96 10 Weeks
NURS 107 – Medical Surgical (Care of Adult) II 48 32 64 144 10 Weeks
Total PN Program Clock Hours 296 168 280 744

Program Tuition
Tuition and fees may vary depending on your transfer of credits and the results of proficiency exams. Schedule an appointment or attend an open house for more details.

NOTE: $25/clock hour

Pre-Entrance Fees

  • Application Fee – Non-Refundable $75.00
  • Pre-Entrance Exam (HESI) – Non-Refundable (2 attempts) $150.00

Pre-Entrance Exam (HESI)
All applicants for the pre-licensure program are required to complete the HESI Admission Assessment Exam prior to admission. A HESI entrance exam requires 78% for admission. If a student scores less the 78% this will not STOP them from enrolling in the program but will have to attend REMEDIATION forum before attending Nursing Foundation (Critical Thinking Class $150.00).

The HESI exam consists of English, Math, Biology, Anatomy, Physiology, and Personality style. Chemistry will not be included in testing.

Additional Information
Do not bring any personal items to testing. Testing supplies will be issued.

A study booklet can be purchased at Adonis College of Nursing or ordered.
Title: Admission Assessment Exam Review 4th edition
ISBN-13: 978-0323353786
ISBN-10: 0323353789
Publisher: Elsevier Health Services Edition: 3

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