Practical Nursing

Why Choose the Green River Practical Nursing Program?

  • 100% NCLEX pass rates for 2018 and 2019, 3-year average pass rate 88% (2017-2019)
  • 84% Program completion rate for 2019, 3-year average completion rate 82% (2014-2018)
  • 100% of graduates agree that the nursing program effectively prepared them to function within their scope of practice and LPN role of expectations
  • 100% of key community stakeholders, employers and clinical partners are satisfied with the Green River’s Practical Nursing Program
  • 95% of graduates report working in the field of nursing within the first 6-12 months after graduation (3 year average 2015-2018)
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About our Program

Green River College’s Practical Nursing Program prepares students for careers as licensed practical nurses.

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Important Dates

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Costs & Funding

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Contact & Location

  • Email Us for General Inquiries
  • Call for appointment: 253-833-9111, ext. 2641
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Accreditation Information

The Green River College Practical Nursing program holds pre-accreditation status from the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation, located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20037. Holding pre-accreditation status does not guarantee that initial accreditation by NLN CNEA will be received.

The Green River College Practical Nursing program is fully accredited by the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission.

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Occupations:Licensed Practical Nurse

Earnings: Range from $21.17 to $24.10 an hour, entry to mid-level.

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