TCAT Elizabethton Licensed Practical Nurse program a success
Published 11:10 am Monday, May 22, 2023
- TCAT nursing instructors/Pictured left to right: Renee Hensley RN (Nursing Director) teaches Pharmacology I and Maternal Newborn (first term instructor); Melissa Price RN teaches Adult Medical Surgical I and Mental Health (second term instructor); April Bowman RN teaches Basic Nursing, Fundamentals of Nursing (first term instructor); Melinda Douglas RN teaches Care of Children and Adult Medical Surgical II (third term instructor); Meredith Pardee RN teaches Pharmacology II and Adult Medical Surgical II and Simulation Lab (third term instructor) and Kimmie Tipton RN teaches Anatomy and Physiology and Simulation Lab (first term instructor).
Not pictured: Sherron Prosser (Clinical Adjunct).
From Staff Reports
The Licensed Practical Nurse program at TCAT Elizabethton has celebrated a passage rate in the 90-percentile range for the past several years. According to Renee Hensley, RN (Nursing Director), the last three quarters for NCLEX first time pass rates were 100%, 100%, and the last quarter was 95%. The Licensed Practical Nurse program at TCAT Elizabethton takes 12 months to complete and prepares students for the Tennessee exam to become licensed practical nurses. All teachers in the Licensed Practical Nurse program are registered nurses.