The Adult Practical Nursing program at VCTC has created a culture that embraces the functions of mentoring, role modeling and caring for each student holistically. This growth and development is essential for entry level LPN’s as they prepare to enter the ever-changing healthcare environment ready to meet the needs of and the challenges presented by individuals in their care. The program maintains the high standards of academic attainment and employment success through the interaction of a committed faculty and sincerely invested students. These high expectations are substantiated by 2020 #3 ranking by Nursing Schools Almanac Nursing Schools Almanac 2020. Our program is Approved through the Virginia Board of Education and Virginia Board of Nursing.