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HCTC nursing program receives 100% pass rate

nursing faculty and studentsThe Hazard Community and Technical College Nursing Program December 2014 ADN (registered nursing) class has achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN). HCTC President Dr. Steve Greiner and Donna Combs, Nursing Program Coordinator, congratulated the students for their success along with the HCTC nursing faculty members.

NCLEX-RN is the national examination for the licensing of registered nurses in the United States. After completion of the nursing program requirements from a school of nursing, a graduate may take the NCLEX-RN and if successful become a licensed registered nurse. A registered nursing license is granted by a state upon successful completion of the NCLEX-RN.

New Registered Nursing classes have been admitted for the fall 2015 semester on both the Hazard Technical Campus and Lees College Campus. The next opportunity to be admitted to the ADN (registered nursing) program at HCTC is for fall 2016 and the deadline to complete the application process is February 1, 2016.

The College will also admit a Practical Nursing class in January 2016 and the deadline to complete the application process is July 1, 2015. Information about the registered nursing and practical nursing programs at HCTC are on the HCTC website under programs of study. Information includes the curriculum requirements, admission criteria and preadmission conference dates.

Anyone interested in the nursing program may contact Donna Combs, Nursing Program Coordinator, for information at 606-487-3103.