Boise PN Program

Earn your PN diploma in Boise, ID

About the Practical Nursing Program at Boise

Earn your Practical Nursing diploma in as little as 12 months.

Why spend years in school? The Practical Nursing (PN) program in Boise, Idaho, is designed to prepare you for a successful career as a Practical Nurse in as little time as possible.

While on campus, you will benefit from hands-on training within our state-of-the-art simulation labs and nearby healthcare facilities. We will also provide you the tools and assistance you need to pass the NCLEX-PN exam and find suitable employment upon graduation. Enroll today.

What you’ll learn

The Boise Practical Nursing program will equip you with the essential knowledge and skills to pass the NCLEX-PN exam. Upon completion of your PN certification, you’ll be ready for a successful career as a Licensed Practical Nurse.

At Boise, you’ll learn how to:

  • Monitor patient health metrics, such as vital signs.
  • Record patient medical histories and maintain documentation.
  • Deliver basic nursing care to patients.
  • Collaborate effectively with patients, families, and doctors.
  • Perform as a member of an interdisciplinary healthcare team.
  • Develop critical thinking and crisis resolution skills during emergencies.

Practical Nursing Program Admissions Requirements for the Boise campus

If you think our program might be right for you, please review the steps that must be taken to enroll at the Boise Campus:

1 Meet for career planning

2 Complete admissions

3 Send proof of high school
education or equivalent

4 Take the assessment

5 Fill out the admissions

6 Complete the enrollment

PN Program with a Career-Driven Curriculum

In addition to passing the NCLEX-PN exam and advancing your career as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), you will gain invaluable career skills throughout the Boise Practical Nursing program.

PN graduates from Boise are trained in the following areas:

  • Nursing Fundamentals – Theory
  • Nursing Fundamentals – Clinical/Skills
  • Introduction to Pharmacology
  • Medical-Surgical – Theory
  • Medical-Surgical – Clinical
  • Maternal and Newborn
  • Pediatrics
  • Professional Development

My favorite part of Eagle Gate College was their flexible online and on campus schedule. And the clinicals were awesome!

- Megan P., 2019 Graduate

The Boise Campus

The Boise campus is conveniently located just a few miles southwest of downtown Boise. The Towne Square Mall offers plenty of great shops and restaurants only a couple minutes down the road from our campus.

More importantly, our campus is surrounded by great medical centers such as St. Luke’s Medical Center, St. Alphonsus Medical Center, West Valley Medical, and Vibra Hospital. Our proximity to so many leading medical institutions benefits our students by providing them several employment options, upon graduation.

Career Services

Throughout your entire time at Eagle Gate College, you’ll have access to our highly praised career services department. These faculty members are solely dedicated to ensuring you’re fully prepared to earn your first job in the nursing field. From helping build your resume, to connecting you with Boise’s top healthcare providers, our career services department will give you all the tools you need to succeed as a Practical Nurse.

Efficient Programs

At Boise, you can pursue a career in nursing without spending years in school. Through our Practical Nursing program, you can graduate in as little as 12 months. We’ve purposefully tailored our programs to help you achieve your goals as efficiently and effectively as possible. We know many of you may have busy schedules, so we will do what we can to help you graduate as quickly as possible.

I chose Eagle Gate College because of the small class sizes, I got a lot of personal attention. I also made so many friends in my program and consider them my family!

- Megan P., 2019 Graduate

Campus Location

The Eagle Gate campus in Boise, ID, is located just off exit 50A (Cole Road) from I-84, heading west. Here in Boise, there are plenty of things for students to do in their free time. Just 15 minutes away from campus, you can visit Downtown Boise and enjoy all of its amazing attractions. As a resident, you can visit the Boise River Greenbelt (a series of trails and parks that run alongside the river) and, If you’re into fine art, you can also visit the Boise Art Museum, which boasts contemporary works and an outdoor sculpture garden.

Boise Campus
Phone: (208) 400-5809
9300 West Overland Road
Suite #200
Boise, Idaho 83709

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Commonly Asked Questions

As of May 2019, the median annual wage for LPNS was $47,480. The highest 10 percent earned more than $63,360. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics states that the top industries in which LPNs worked were nursing and residential care facilities; government; home healthcare services; hospitals at the state, local, and private levels; and offices of physicians.

The Practical Nursing program in Boise can be completed in as little as 12 months.

Public transportation is located at the Towne Square Mall, which is just about a 5-minute walk east of campus.

Yes, there is plenty of free parking available for students.