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Practical Nursing

Practical Nursing

Our Practical Nursing program prepares students to meet the licensure requirements for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), as established by the Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners (LSBPNE). The program progresses from simple to complex and consists of classroom instruction, lab practicum and supervised clinical activities in accredited hospitals, nursing homes, and other health care agencies.

We train student nurses to become Licensed Practical Nurses who are prepared to accept employment throughout Acadiana. PN programs are offered at our Abbeville, Crowley, Lafayette, Morgan City, Opelousas, St. Martinville, and Ville Platte campuses. Practical Nursing program applicants must meet all admission requirements for SLCC and​ all requirements established by the Louisiana State Board of Practical Nursing Examiners (LSBPNE) before admission to the program.  

General education courses in this program can be taken as advanced placement and you are encouraged to complete them before enrolling in the program.  A student must earn a grade of B or better for these courses to be accepted as a part of the program’s curriculum.  This is a requirement of LSBPNE.  Articulated courses from other institutions are determined at the discretion of the Dean of Nursing and Allied Health and the Practical Nursing Program Chair, and are based upon individual evaluation.

Each course in the PN program must be completed with a minimum score of 80%, and students must maintain a GPA of 2.0 while enrolled in the program. Upon graduation, the student is awarded a diploma and is eligible to apply for the National Council of State Boards Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN).  Review all courses and specific degree requirements.

GETTING STARTED

The Practical Nursing department prepared an information packet containing the minimum requirements, application instructions, and application deadlines.  Applicants should begin the process by reading the entire packet, Applying to the SLCC Practical Nursing Program found at the link below. 

Packet for Applying to Practical Nursing for 2020 Program 

Our Campuses

Acadia Parish

Acadian Campus

1933 W. Hutchinson Ave. 
Crowley, LA 70526
(337) 788-7521
acadian@solacc.edu
 

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Evangeline Parish

C.B. Coreil Campus

1124 Vocational Dr.
Ville Platte, LA 70586
(337) 363-2197
cbcoreil@solacc.edu
 

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Iberia Parish

New Iberia Campus

908 Ember Dr.
New Iberia, LA 70560
P: (337) 373-0185
newiberia@solacc.edu
 

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International School of Aviation Excellence 

1113 Vortex Dr.
New Iberia, LA 70560
Phone: (337) 373-0106
 

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Lafayette Parish

Lafayette Campus

1101 Bertrand Dr.
Lafayette, LA 70506
(337) 521-9000
admissions@solacc.edu
 

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St. Landry Parish

T.H. Harris Campus

332 East South St.
Opelousas, LA 70570
P: (337) 943-1518
thharris@solacc.edu
 

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St. Martin Parish

Evangeline Campus

6305 Main Highway
St. Martinville, LA 70582
(337) 394-2750
evangeline@solacc.edu
 

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St. Mary Parish

Franklin Campus

1013 Perret St.
Franklin, LA 70538
(337) 413-8146
franklin@solacc.edu
 

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Young Memorial Campus

900 Youngs Road
Morgan City, LA 70380
P: (985) 380-2957
youngmemorial@solacc.edu
 

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Terrebonne Parish

Maritime and Corporate Training Center

331 Dickson Road
Houma, LA 70363
(985) 372-6247

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Vermilion Parish

Gulf Area Campus

1115 Clover St.
Abbeville, LA 70510
P: (337) 893-4984
gulfarea@solacc.edu
 

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