Explore a rewarding career in nursing at NFCC. Our programs prepare students for a variety of jobs in the healthcare system. Let our helpful advisors and staff help you choose a program or degree path that's right for you. Contact us today!
Meet the Nursing and Allied Health Staff
CONTACT NFCC Allied Health Advisor Debbie Bass for more information at 850-973-1622 or BassD@nfcc.edu.
Allied Health Programs
A.A. Degree - Health Sciences Emphasis
A.S. Degree - Registered Nursing
Applications accepted July 1-Oct. 1; Classes begin in January (Spring Term)
Graduates of our Registered Nursing Program are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses. Achievement of a passing score on this exam and licensure by the Florida State Board of Nursing will enable the graduate to seek employment as a Registered Nurse in the state of Florida.
A.S. Degree - LPN to RN Bridge Program
Applications accepted Dec. 1-March 1; Classes begin in May (Summer Term)
Take the next step. Become
a Registered Nurse. The LPN to RN Bridge Program at NFCC is a one year/three
term accelerated bridge program leading to an Associate Degree in Nursing
(A.D.N.) for individuals holding a current degree and licensure as a Licensed
Practical Nurse. Graduates of NFCC’s LPN to RN Bridge program are well
prepared for careers and employment as Registered Nurses.
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to RN Articulation
Applications accepted July 1-Oct. 1; Classes begin in May (Summer Term)
Students who currently hold an unencumbered LPN License in the state of FL issued within three years of program start date or have completed a Florida Practical Nursing Program and hold an unencumbered LPN License in the state of Florida within five years of program start date are eligible to articulate 10
credit hours toward the ASRN.
Patient Care Technician (PCT)Applications accepted April 1-July 1; Classes begin in August (Fall Term)
Applications accepted Aug. 1-Nov. 1; Classes begin in January (Spring Term)
600 Clock Hours | 5 Month Program: NFCC’s Patient Care Technician (PCT) program prepares students to begin work at the technical assistant level in a variety of settings including home health, hospitals, clinics, nursing homes or other long term care facilities. PCTs work under the supervision of a registered nurse.
Applications accepted Feb. 1-May 1; Classes begin in August (Fall Term)
The Practical Nursing Program at NFCC is designed to prepare students to
function as members of the health team in the prevention of illness and
in the care and rehabilitation of the sick and injured. Graduates of
the program are eligible to apply to the Florida State Board of Nursing
to take the National Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses for
licensure as an LPN in the state of Florida.
MORE INFO: Contact Debbie Bass, NFCC Allied Health Advisor, Bldg. 13, (850) 973-1662 or email@example.com.
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