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The Certificate of Achievement program is designed for persons who wish to become Practical Nurses.
The program combines classroom experience on the Joliet Junior College campus with clinical experience in community health care facilities. A student who completes the program is awarded a Certificate of Achievement and is eligible to write the NCLEX-PN for licensure as an L.P.N. in Illinois.
The nursing program combines classroom, laboratory and clinical learning opportunities for students. The nursing program is very rigorous. Classroom and clinical time is approximately 18 hours per week with an additional 20 hours or more for preparation and studying!Nursing Students Achieve Near Perfect NCLEX First-Time Pass Rate
JJC's Nursing Program has a selective admissions process. Students will be required to obtain a physical examination with titers and/or immunizations, an annual TB test (also Clinical site specific 2-step TB tests), an American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider CPR card, an annual flu shot, a criminal background check and drug screen. Forms will be provided upon acceptance into the program. These requirements are subject to change.
Visit the Admissions web page and select the tab labeled "Nursing" for details. It is strongly recommended that any student who is considering nursing as a major make an appointment with a nursing adviser at (815) 280-2435 as soon as possible.