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Secondary Practical Nursing

College Credits

In this program you can earn college credit!

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Scarlet Oaks: Karen Jonovski; Natalie Rice

Career Pathways

Nurse educator
Nurse practitioner
Nurse anesthetist

Learn more about one of the many career options in this field!

Available Certifications

American Heart Association Basic Lifesaver Certification
First Aid Certification
American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers Certification
State Tested Nurse Aide (STNA)
National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX)


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Related Information

Learn more about this and other careers

The health care field is a great career move—if you have the desire and learn the right skills.  By the end of this program, you’ll be ready to take the licensure exam and become a Licensed application linkPractical Nurse—an excellent beginning for either a career or further medical education.


  • Nursing fundamentals and care for individuals.
  • Pathophysiology of diseases.
  • Medical terminology.
  • Medication administration and IV therapy.
  • Ohio Nurse Practice Act.
  • Patient care in a hospital or facility setting.

(Note: This is a high school program. For options for adults, click here.)

Essential skills and knowledge you’ll need to be successful in this program

Great Oaks Secondary Practical Nursing 2018

See the complete fact sheet below.

Entrance requirements:

  • 3.0 GPA
  • Completed Biology with a “C” or higher.
  • On track to graduate from your high school
  • Achieve established ACT WorkKeys scores
  • 95% attendance