Medical Corpsman to Practical Nurse Certificate

Overview

Approved By LWIA: 7
Last Re-Certification Date: 3/13/2019
Next Re-Certification Date: 3/28/2021

Program Description

This 10-credit hour certificate program is designed to educate a Medical Corpsman to become a practical nurse. This Medical Corpsman to Practical Nurse certificate program addresses the differences in competencies between the Medical Education and Training Campus (METC). Basic Medical Technician Corpsman Program and those of a practical nursing program as delineated in the Illinois Nurse Practice Act. The completion of the Medical Corpsman to Practical Nurses certificate program qualifies the graduate to sit for the National Council Licensure Exam for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN) and application for Illinois licensure as a practical nurse unless legal limitations prohibit the individual from eligibility. Questions regarding these limitations should be directed to the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulations at 217-782-8556.

Established in 2015

CIP: 51-3901 Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training.

Training Program Type

Vocational

Provider Information

Program Contact Info

1200 W. Algonquin Road
Palatine, IL 60067
(847) 758-2372

Associated Job Families and Occupations

Certifying / Licensing / Registering Body

Quality Assurance

  • North Central Association
  • Illinois Community College Board

Education Information

32 Weeks ( 133.00 Hours / 10.00 Credit Hours )

Tuition$2,502.00
Books$768.00
Fees$436.00
Tests$310.00
Other Expenses(Materials, Supplies, Tools, Uniforms, etc)$2,740.00
Total Cost$6,756.00

Financial Aid

  • Veteran's benefits. other types if individual is eligible

Application Procedure

Must contact Diane Carter-Zubko at 847-758-2372 when approved to pursue program at Harper. Student must apply to Harper College www.harpercollege.edu. Pay $25 application fee or obtain fee waiver code from Diane Carter-Zubko at 847-758-2372. Student will be directed to appropriate Harper College Academic Advisor for an educational plan. The maximum tuition and fees amount approved for this occupation is $8,000.

Entry Requirements:

  • Drug/Alcohol Screening
  • HS Diploma/GED
  • Physical Exam
  • Math - Placement for college level
  • Language - Instruction is in English
  • Prerequisites - Must meet program health requirements, academic advising required
  • Other - Completion of the METC Basic Medical Technician Program

Nondiscrimination, Equal Opportunity, and Disability Provisions Compliance Assurance

  • EEO Compliant: Yes
  • Disability Accomodation: Yes

Program Offerings

  • Part-Time Enrollment
  • Night Classes
  • Day Classes
  • Online/E-Learning Instruction
  • Other(Specify)

Performance Data

Program: Medical Corpsman to Practical Nurse Certificate

Overview

Approved By LWIA: 7
Last Re-Certification Date: 3/13/2019
Next Re-Certification Date: 3/28/2021

Program Description

This 10-credit hour certificate program is designed to educate a Medical Corpsman to become a practical nurse. This Medical Corpsman to Practical Nurse certificate program addresses the differences in competencies between the Medical Education and Training Campus (METC). Basic Medical Technician Corpsman Program and those of a practical nursing program as delineated in the Illinois Nurse Practice Act. The completion of the Medical Corpsman to Practical Nurses certificate program qualifies the graduate to sit for the National Council Licensure Exam for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN) and application for Illinois licensure as a practical nurse unless legal limitations prohibit the individual from eligibility. Questions regarding these limitations should be directed to the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulations at 217-782-8556.

Established in 2015

CIP: 51-3901 Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training.

Provider Information

Program Contact Info

1200 W. Algonquin Road
Palatine, IL 60067
(847) 758-2372

Associated Job Families and Occupations

Certifying / Licensing / Registering Body

Quality Assurance

  • North Central Association
  • Illinois Community College Board

Education Information

32 Weeks ( 133.00 Hours / 10.00 Credit Hours )

Tuition$2,502.00
Books$768.00
Fees$436.00
Tests$310.00
Other Expenses(Materials, Supplies, Tools, Uniforms, etc)$2,740.00
Total Cost$6,756.00

Financial Aid

  • Veteran's benefits. other types if individual is eligible

Application Procedure

Must contact Diane Carter-Zubko at 847-758-2372 when approved to pursue program at Harper. Student must apply to Harper College www.harpercollege.edu. Pay $25 application fee or obtain fee waiver code from Diane Carter-Zubko at 847-758-2372. Student will be directed to appropriate Harper College Academic Advisor for an educational plan. The maximum tuition and fees amount approved for this occupation is $8,000.

Entry Requirements:

  • Drug/Alcohol Screening
  • HS Diploma/GED
  • Physical Exam
  • Math - Placement for college level
  • Language - Instruction is in English
  • Prerequisites - Must meet program health requirements, academic advising required
  • Other - Completion of the METC Basic Medical Technician Program

Nondiscrimination, Equal Opportunity, and Disability Provisions Compliance Assurance

  • EEO Compliant: Yes
  • Disability Accomodation: Yes

Program Offerings

  • Part-Time Enrollment
  • Night Classes
  • Day Classes
  • Online/E-Learning Instruction
  • Other(Specify)