Students in this major are expected to purchase a dual head stethoscope, a custom nursing kit (must be purchased at the College Store), uniforms, malpractice insurance, medical insurance, clearances, certifications, and various smaller items. Refer to equipment and estimated cost list.
Laptop Computer Required (Windows 7 or higher, MAC OSX 10.4 or higher recommended)
- Intel Core i5 or i7 (generation 5 or higher) processor (recommended)
- 4+ GB RAM (recommended)
- 250+ GB Solid State Disk (SSD) drive (recommended)
- Webcam and microphone
- Internet Connection (cable or DSL highly recommended)
- Additional plug-ins may be required (Information Technology Services - Student Help Desk available for assistance)
*Chromebooks and other devices running ChromeOS are prohibited
P.L.A.T.O. (Platform for Learning and Teaching Online) is Penn College's implementation of Desire2Learn/Brightspace LMS. It is a Web-based course management system that allows instructors to post course materials online, facilitate course communication, gauge student progress, and extend learning beyond the classroom.
The fully supported browsers for PLATO are: Firefox, Google Chrome and Safari
Some items are available for purchase through The College Store.