WELCOME PRACTICAL NURSING STUDENTS
THANK YOU for choosing the Petersburg City Public Schools Practical Nursing Program, a program approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing, to start your nursing career. The curriculum prepares senior high school and adult students with the necessary skills to provide effective and safe nursing care to patients experiencing common health problems. Upon successful completion of the curriculum, you will be eligible to APPLY to take the NCLEX-PN examination leading to state licensure as a Practical Nurse!
As a senior, you may enroll into Phase 1 of the program as an elective subject. After you graduate in June, you may return in September as a Phase 2 student. As an adult, you may enroll through the Adult Continuing Education program.
GOOD LUCK as you begin your educational endeavors with us! The nursing faculty and support staff will assist you in every way we can to be successful in our program! This program is not accredited by any nursing education accrediting body.
Phyllis Wyche, RN,MSN
Coordinator, PHS Practical Nursing Program