The program is approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing and prepares students to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (LPN).
Employment opportunities for LPNs inlcude staff positions in hosiptals, long term care facilities, physicians offices, clinics, day care centers, industry, schools and home health care agencies.
According to the American Association of Community Colleges, more than half of the nation's healthcare workforce is educated by community colleges.
Back row(l to r): Alethea Martin, Sanville
Melodie Davis, Henry
Amy Bower, Martinsville
Malissa Kate Reynolds, Patrick Springs
Rakisha Spencer, Collinsville
Stacey Handy, Bassett
Middle (l to r): Rhonda Owen, Brosville
Sharee Cobler, Martinsville
Valarie Nowlin, Stuart
Desra Gay, Stuart
Ashley McBride, Martinsville
Front (l to r): Amber Bower Penn, Martinsville
Courtney Cole, Ridgeway
Shantique Ford, Danville
James L. Drake, Jr., Bassett