Trenholm State Community College

Nursing Program Application

LOCATION: Trenholm Campus

2016-2017 Program Details...

“With the implementation of the new Concept-based Curriculum Fall 2017, the Practical  Nursing Department will not accept new student applications for Summer 2017.  However, applicants may register for general education courses summer semester.”

The Practical Nursing program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and proficiencies to provide
safe and effective bedside nursing care within the scope of practice of licensed practical nurses. Students are
instructed in the provision of nursing care for clients through the lifespan. Clinical experiences are provided at
area hospitals and health care agencies in adult health, maternal health, child health, orthopedics, geriatrics,
psychiatric and other areas of nursing practice.

Practical Nursing is open to men and women; few careers match the versatility, satisfaction and longevity afforded
by a nursing career. Students who have satisfactorily completed the program may apply to take the National
Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN)
. The Practical Nursing program is
accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and approved by the Alabama
Board of Nursing. The program has a competitive admissions process. 

Approved by:
Alabama Board of Nursing
770 Washington Avenue
Montgomery, AL 36104 (334) 293-5200

Accredited By:
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326 (404) 975-5000

                              Student Achievement Data

Licensure Examination pass rate:  85.7% (Oct. 1, 2014-Sept. 30, 2015)
(First Time Test-Takers) 

Student’s Completion Rate:            2015 Spring Cohort- 78.9%

Graduates obtaining a job:             2015 Spring Cohort-100%

Contact Information
Marilyn Whiting, Ed.D, MSN, RN
Director of Nursing
(334) 420-4497

Shirley Smith, AAT
Administrative Assistant
(334) 420-4415


Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014 Percentile
Occupational Title 25% 75%
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses (LPN) $17.20/hr $23.78/hr

Data source: U.S. Dept. of Labor