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Nursing Programs

Degree Type: Associate of Applied Science Degree, AAS, Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree, BSN, Certificate, CER

Pathway: Health Sciences

Program Length: 4 Semesters

Location: Center for Healthcare Education and Simulation

Transferability: Transferable, Guaranteed Transfer (GT)

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Why Choose Nursing at PPSC?

PPSC prepares its nursing students with the skills, technical competence, and know-how needed to find a rewarding career. Graduates have a reputation of being caring, skilled and efficient practicing nurses, who are highly sought after in today's health care industry.

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Mission Statement:
To provide quality nursing education that prepares the learner to become a member of the profession meeting the needs of a diverse population, in an ever-changing healthcare environment in both rural and/or urban settings.

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Nursing Simulation: Meet the Manikins

Nursing Kelly

  • Nursing Kelly allows learners to practice standard patient care techniques such as airway, breathing, cardiac and circulation management. Educationally effective for training core in-hospital skills, targeting those skills specific to hospital care providers. Nursing Kelly is designed to meet the training requirements for basic to advanced patient care and helps facilitate delivery of consistent simulations into nursing curricula.

Nursing Anne

  • Nursing Anne is educationally effective for clinical training targeting key skills from basic patient care to advanced nursing necessary for in-hospital patient care. This flexible manikin platform allows multiple accessory modules to be added including trauma, NBC module, and bleeding control for use in multiple settings.


  • Introducing CAE Juno, CAE Healthcare’s clinical skills manikin and newest offering for nursing programs. Juno is a modern manikin that was designed to meet educational requirements for clinical nursing skills, from task training through advanced patient care scenarios.


  • CAE Lucina is the only wireless childbirth simulator with validated, integrated maternal-fetal physiology and interchangeable static cervices to train on all the stages of delivery and the rare emergency scenario. Lucina brings an impressive blend of features to the market including a more realistic and controllable birthing process, better articulation for labor and delivery maneuvers, and predicted APGAR scores based on the integrated maternal-fetal physiology. From normal delivery and breech birth to shoulder dystocia and eclampsia, Lucina does it all. With 10 pre-configured Simulated Clinical Experiences (SCEs), Lucina allows instructors to increase throughput and manage multiple demands effortlessly. 

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