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Why Choose Nursing? 

Do you love working with and helping people? The CPTC Nursing program can prepare you for a rewarding career within the high-demand field of nursing. 

CPTC nursing students get hands-on experience. Our training facility features the latest simulation technology to supplement extensive training in the clinical setting. 

Choose from the associate degree in pre-nursing, nursing assistant certificate to prepare to become a certified nursing assistant (CNA), or licensed practical nurse certificate programs. 

Students receive exciting job offers in a variety of settings, often while still enrolled in their program. 

The one-quarter-long Nursing Assistant Certificate program is now accepting applications! 

WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE LPN-RN TRANSITION and PN PROGRAM. WE ARE  CURRENTLY AT CAPACITY. PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR THE DATES TO APPLY FOR THE FALL 2024 APPLICATION CYCLE. 

 

The next application cycle is Summer 2024. Below you will find the admissions checklist to help you as you prepare to apply for our next application cycle. 

Next cycle will be July 1 - July 31, 2024. (ONLINE ONLY)

 

 

Before applying, please be sure to review the nursing handbook for information regarding the expectations of the program.

 

Program Descriptions: 

Nursing Assistant Certificate: 1 quarter

Associate in Pre-Nursing Degree: 6 quarters

Practical Nursing Certificate: 3 quarters

 

 

If you are looking to apply to the nursing program, please click "Admissions" on the left-hand menu.

 

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    LPN-RN Information:

    If you are interested in applying for the LPN-RN Program, please check in periodically here for updates. 

    The current cycle has now closed. 

    Fall 2024 application cycle opens July 1, 2024.

    Practical Nursing Information:

    If you are interested in applying for the Practical Nursing Program, please check in periodically here for updates. 

    The current cycle has now closed. 

    Fall 2024 application cycle opens July 1, 2024. 

      Nursing Program Information Sessions usually occur at 3 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month.

      To learn more about information sessions, visit mcsoccer.net/info-sessions.

      Visit the Academic Calendar at mcsoccer.net/academic-calendar to see when the next information session is scheduled.

      Meet Your School of Nursing Team 

      Kandy Hernandez BSN, RN: Tenured Faculty 

      Bldg 21, Rm 202 
      253-589-5679 
      kandy.hernandez@mcsoccer.net 


      Irada Dadashova MSN, RN: Tenured Faculty and Nursing School Lead
      Irada Dadashova

      Bldg 21, Rm 202 
      irada.dadashova@mcsoccer.net 

      Tasee Bell: Clinical Coordinator
      Tasee Bell

       

       

       

       

       

       

      Bldg 21, Rm 202 
      tasee.bell@mcsoccer.net


      Hana Greer MN, RN: Tenure-Track Faculty and Clinical Coordinator
      Hana Greer

      Bldg 21, Rm 202 
      253-589-5615 
      hana.greer@mcsoccer.net


      Celiana Tupua-Denser BSN, RN: Tenure-Track Faculty 
      Celiana Tupua-Denser

      Bldg 21, Rm 202 
      celiana.tupua@mcsoccer.net 


      Tiffany Smith-Fromm MN, RN: Dean of Nursing Programs
      Tiffany Smith-Fromm

      Bldg 21, Rm 202 
      253-589-6022
      tiffany.smith-fromm@mcsoccer.net 


      Sean McCullough: Instructional Program Assistant

      Bldg 21, Rm 202 
      253-589-6013
      sean.mccullough@mcsoccer.net 


      Rosalia Watson MN, RN: NAC Director, Part-time Faculty 

      Bldg 21, Rm 202 
      rosalia.watson@mcsoccer.net  


      Jasmine Escorcia BSN, RN: Full-time Faculty

      jasmine.escorcia@mcsoccer.net  

      Bldg 21, Rm 202


      Rachel Gall MSN, RN: Part-time Faculty

      rachel.gall@mcsoccer.net 


      Mattie Brickle EdD, RN: Part-time Faculty

      mattie.brickle@mcsoccer.net  


      Katherine Woodland MSN, RN: Full-time Faculty

      katherine.woodland@mcsoccer.net 

      Bldg 21, Rm 202


      Skye Heaton MN,RN: Part-time Faculty

      cheyenne.heaton@mcsoccer.net 


      Adriana Cruson BSN, RN: Part-time Faculty

      adriana.cruson@mcsoccer.net 


      Samuel Foarde, BSN: Full-time Faculty

      samuel.foarde@mcsoccer.net 

      Bldg 21, Rm 202


      Alyssa Rios BSN: Full-time Faculty

      alyssa.rios@mcsoccer.net 

      Bldg 21, Rm 202


      Tiffany Brouse, LPN – NAC PT Instructor

      Tiffany.Brouse@mcsoccer.net 


      Jazmine Radabaugh, LPN – NAC PT Instructor

      radabaugh5442@students.mcsoccer.net
       

      Accreditation Information 

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      The Clover Park Technical College Practical Nursing program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education  Accreditation (NLN CNEA) located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington DC 20032, 202-909-2526. 

      Clover Park Technical College Practical Nursing Program is approved by the Washington State Board of Nursing. Clover Park Technical College is fully accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. 

      • NCLEX pass-rate - 3-year average 2019-2022: 83% 
      • Program Completion Rate within 18 months of program start - 3-year average 2019-2022: 91.5% 
      • Graduates reporting that they are working as Licensed Practical Nurses within 6-12 months of graduation — the 3-year average is 86%
      • Graduates reporting satisfaction with the CPTC nursing program - 92% (past three cohorts)
      • Community stakeholders, employers and clinical partners report high levels of satisfaction with graduates from the CPTC Practical Nurse program when responses are received. Advisory board members report satisfaction with graduates they have employed. 

      Additionally, the Clover Park Technical College, LPN-AD Program (delivered via blended/hybrid distance education), is pursuing pre-accreditation candidacy status from the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA), located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20037; phone 202-909-2487. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments in writing directly to NLN CNEA (cneaaccreditation@nln.org) no later than November 29, 2023.

      • NCLEX pass-rate - 3-year average 2019-2022: 83% 
      • Program Completion Rate within 18 months of program start - 3-year average 2019-2022: 91.5% 
      • Graduates reporting that they are working as Licensed Practical Nurses within 6-12 months of graduation — 3-year average is 86%
      • Graduates reporting satisfaction with the CPTC nursing program - 92% (past three cohorts)
      • Community stakeholders, employers and clinical partners report high levels of satisfaction with graduates from the CPTC Practical Nurse program when responses are received. Advisory board members report satisfaction with graduates they have employed. 
      Potential Careers

      Nursing Assistant

      Nursing Assistant Career & Wage Details


      Licensed Practical Nurse 

      Licensed Practical Nurse Career & Wage Details


      This is not a guarantee of employment or a certain wage. Full career data available at careeronestop.org.

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