SCC Sends Nurses Into The Field

Sampson County area is about to be better cared for than ever as the latest crop of Licensed Practical Nursing graduates from Sampson Community College is pinned.

“The health division at Sampson Community College is proud of this group of Practical Nursing graduates,” says Veronica Stevens, Division Chair of Health Programs at SCC. “They have worked hard to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to transition into nursing practice.  We look forward to their future accomplishments as well as the great impact that they will have in the health care arena.”

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SCC’s Licensed Practical Nursing graduates. Top Row (L to R): Monica Crumb, Anthony Thomas, Troy Brewington and Tara Knowles. Second row: Amber Sills, Shaneeka Demps, Mary Conoway, Stephanie Corona and Cameron Hunter. Third row: Crystal Norkett, Marissa Lassiter, Marcus King, Banne Beltran and Madison Bryant. Bottom row: Brittany Adams, Paige Tong, Miranda Wells and Victoria Henderson.

SCC’s Practical Nursing curriculum provides knowledge and skills to integrate safety and quality into nursing care to meet the needs of the holistic individual which impact health, quality of life, and achievement of potential. Course work includes and builds on the domains of health care, nursing practice, and the holistic individual.

Course content emphasizes safe, individualized nursing care and participation in the interdisciplinary team while employing evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and informatics. Graduates are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) which is required for practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Jobs include hospitals, rehabilitation/long term care/home health facilities, clinics, and physicians’ offices.

SCC has a long history of exemplary programs in the healthcare areas and medical field. Recently, RegisteredNursing.org ranked SCC’s LPN to RN (Licensed Practical Nursing to Registered Nursing) program fourth in the nation. The college’s, Medical Assisting program received national accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs and its Paramedic program is also on track to receive a similar accreditation.

For more information about SCC’s Nursing programs, contact Stevens at vstevens@sampsoncc.edu or at 910.900.4114.