Bridgerland Applied Technology College Nursing Program Review


Bridgerland Applied Technology College (BATC) is located in Logan, Utah and has been funded by the Utah State Legislature for 40 years.

Certified Nurse Aide Program (CNA)

Bridgerland Applied Technology College, sometimes referred to as Bridgerland Tech College, offers a Certified Nurse Aide Program, which educates students on knowledge necessary for basic human care. The course is made up of a combination of online learning and in person lectures. The program takes three months to complete and registration and tuition payments must take place every quarter. Programs run year round, so students can apply to start at any time, as long as there is adequate space in the program.

The Certified Nurse Aide program is available during weekdays at the Logan Main Campus. Students must be 18 years or older to apply and must have a high school diploma or GED. A criminal background check is required for clinical practicum and students will not be able to begin class until it has been completed. Applicants must hold a CPR certificate. Certified Nurses work in a variety of healthcare environments, under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse or Physician.

Practical Nursing Program (LPN)

The Practical Nursing Program at Bridgerland Applied Technology College is taught in a lab setting as well as a classroom setting. The Practical Nursing Program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc. The first semester of the program includes courses such as Fundamentals in Nursing, Caring for the Client Requiring Drug Therapy, Human/Workplace Relations and Clinical Applications I. The program’s second semester includes; Caring for the Adult, Caring for the New Family, Employment Preparation for the Practical Nurse, and Clinical Applications II.

Once the program is complete, graduates can go on to apply to write the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN), which when completed, will allow the individual to be a licensed Practical Nurse. Licensed Practical Nurses work in a variety of healthcare environments including; hospitals, long-term care facilities, hospices, nursing homes and a variety of other healthcare organizations throughout the United States.

The program is 10 and a half months in duration and tuition fees include books and uniforms. Applicants to the program must write a basic academic test, which takes three hours to complete. The test includes sections on language, mathematics, reading and abilities in nursing. Travel to Logan, Brigham City, Tremonton and Salt Lake City is required for clinical practice and a criminal background check is required before students can begin. Drug screens and proof of CPR certification is also required. The Practical Nursing Program is available for a Spring and Fall semester start, and classes take place during weekdays, with some clinical practice occurring during the evening. Classes are located at the Logan Main Campus.

In order to apply to the program, students must hold a high school diploma or GED and complete all registration requirements, including tuition deposits.

Applicants to all of the nursing programs must submit to a criminal background test, as well as a drug screening and physical examination. Applicants must also provide proof of CPR certification when applying to the nursing programs at Bridgerland Applied Technology College.

Contact:
Bridgerland Applied Technology College
1301 W 600 N,
Logan, UT 84321,
United States
(435) 753-6780

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