West Virginia Junior College – Bridgeport starts the New Year off with a new program. The 2015 year begins the first class for Practical Nursing. This direct admittance program is a 12 month diploma program, preparing students for a career in a high demand field. Students will learn how to collect medical specimens, perform phlebotomy, give injections, evaluate patient emotional and spiritual status and much more.
As a Practical Nurse they will able to work in doctor’s offices, hospitals or rehabilitation centers, emergency rooms and other health care facilities. Practical Nurses are an important part of the medical team. WVJC – Bridgeport’s program provides students the training they need to sit for the state licensing exam.
Our first Practical Nursing class is a small group of students from different communities of West Virginia. Here’s what current student Amy Yow had to say about why she chose WVJC – Bridgeport’s Practical Nursing Program: