Nursing Programs at Durham Tech

Attend a Nursing Information Session to learn more about these programs. Read what former nursing students have to say in Student Profiles.

Associate Degree Nursing
The five-semester Associate Degree Nursing credit curriculum is designed to prepare graduates to assess, analyze, plan, implement, and evaluate nursing care. The graduate is eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination. It is a day program with a fall start.
LPN to Associate Degree
The three-semester LPN to Associate Degree Nursing credit curriculum is designed for students that have already met the requirements to be a Licensed Practical Nurse and wish to further their education to include an Associates Degree. It is an evening program with a summer start.
Practical Nursing
The three-semester Practical Nursing credit curriculum prepares the student to care for patients with a variety of common medical-surgical problems in various stages of illness and to apply to take the Licensure Examination, required for practice as a practical nurse. It is a day program with a fall start. Graduates receive a diploma.
Nurse Aide
The Nurse Aide diploma credit program, as well as the the Nurse Aide noncredit course prepare students with the basic nursing skills required to care for patients in a variety of health care settings. Through classroom instruction, laboratory work, and clinical rotations, students prepare to pass the NC Nurse Aide Competency Evaluation, a requirement to be listed on the NC Nurse Aide I Registry.

Congratulations 2017 Graduates!
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