Practical Nursing


TCAT Northwest offers three (3) Practical Nursing programs to better suit the needs of potential students.  

  1. Union City Campus—12 month daytime Practical Nursing program that begins in May every year.
  2. Northwest Main Campus—12 month daytime Practical Nursing program that begins in September every year.
  3. Northwest Main Campus—18 month evening Practical Nursing program tailored to working individuals.  Class meets on Monday -  Friday evenings.  Please call 731-627-2511 to see when the next evening program begins.  



Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day, Night
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $4,308.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $3,788.65

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Nursing Assistant432Certificate
Practical Nurse1296Diploma

Applicants will be provided with a Four Rivers Regional Nursing Application packet after passing the HESI Exam.  All applicants must also complete a TCAT Northwest application at


Conversions Review.pdf

HESI Admission Exam .pdf

Math Rules Review.pdf

Campus Locations

Union City Campus-Extension Campus
204 South 2nd Street
Union City, TN 38261
Main Campus
340 Washington St
Newbern, TN 38059

Job Duties

Job Outlook


Amanda Capps, B.S.N.
Vicky Prater, A.S.N.
Tammy Adams, A.S.N.

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