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LPN Nursing Program

ACIT offers a very intense, comprehensive Practical Nursing Program to both males and females. The student is exposed to a very diverse clinical experience. Classes begin in August and graduation is in July of the following year. Upon successful completion of the 220-day program, the student is awarded a diploma from ACIT and is eligible to sit for the New Jersey State Board of Nursing Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN).

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE (DAY PROGRAM)

August – December:

Students attend classes at the Atlantic County Special Services School (ACSSS) from 8:30 am – 3 pm, Monday through Friday. Courses during this time include; Anatomy & Physiology, Fundamentals of Nursing, Personal & Community Health, Nutrition, Working Relationships, Gerontology, Microbiology, and Pharmacology. For two days per week, clinical experience is gained at local long-term care facilities. Clinical days begin at 7:45 am and end at 2:45 pm.

January – March:

The focus is on Medical / Surgical Nursing. Clinical experiences increase to three days per week in local hospitals. Clinical days begin at 6:45 am and end at 1:15 pm. There is a possibility of afternoon and/or Saturday clinical rotations. Classes on Monday and Friday are scheduled from 8:30 am – 3:00 pm.

April – June:

The focus shifts to Psychiatric, Obstetric and Pediatric Nursing. Each clinical experience is 4 – 6 days, 6 hours per day. Start times differ based on the facility. Lecture days are 8:30 am – 3:00 pm.

TESTING INFORMATION:

Register and pay for the TEAS exam @ www.atitesting.com. The following test dates are available @ ACIT in 2020: January 6, February 3, March 2, April 6, and May 4. Testing begins promptly at 5 pm and no one will be allowed in after the exam begins. Seating is limited to a maximum of 30 testers. Please consider testing on the earlier dates, giving you time to re-test if necessary. A study guide can be purchased from ATI and test results can be obtained by logging into your account @ www.atitesting.com.

IMPORTANT – ON THE TEST DAY, PLEASE FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS:

 

***PLEASE ARRIVE 15 - 2O MINUTES EARLY TO REGISTER***

***BRING A PICTURE ID AND YOUR ATI PAPER/PENCIL ID***

 

ACIT MAIN SCHOOL IS LOCATED @ 5080 ATLANTIC AVE., MAYS LANDING, NJ 08330.

Please park in the East parking lot and enter the main entrance through the Brick Archway. You will be buzzed in by security.

PLEASE ALLOW APPROXIMATELY FOUR HOURS TO COMPLETE THE EXAM.