Practical Nursing - Lancaster County Career & Technology Center

Practical Nursing

  • Named one of the top practical nursing schools in the nation by Nursing Schools Almanac
  • 12 Month and 18 Month programs available
  • Approved by PA State Board of Nursing, Accredited by Commission of Council on Occupational Education
  • Multi-Site Clinical Practice Affiliate
  • Multi-experience Simulation lab with fully automated manikins, multiple non-automated manikins, computer aided introduction to intravenous skills.
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Program Overview

Doctors in hospital hallway

What is the Practical Nursing Program

Mission Statement: The mission of the Practical Nursing Program is to prepare individuals for skilled, innovative, and productive careers as a practical nurse.

What You Will Learn: Students, under guidance of a registered nurse, licensed physician or dentist, will learn the skills to provide care to clients throughout the life span. Students will have the ability to demonstrate their skills and knowledge in our nursing lab, simulations lab, clinical sites, and in the classroom.

What You Will Accomplish: Students will be prepared to perform nursing care safely and effectively in many Healthcare settings. Student will be able to fulfill the community need for practical nursing, as it is expected to continue to grow at a rate of 16% until 2025. Upon graduation students will be ready to start their careers in this high demand field.

Your Future

Jobs & Other Opportunities

Graduates can expect to enter a favorable job market with positions available in hospitals, nursing homes, doctor offices, and more.

Why Lancaster County CTC

LPN’s can expect to earn $42,880 per year and have much to look forward to as 90% of LPN’s report enjoying their career in nursing. In PA, there is a 6% shortage of LPNs.

Programs Course Catalog

Practical Nursing

12 or 18 Months, 1605 Hours

Prepare to perform nursing care safely and effectively under the guidance of a registered nurse, licensed physician or dentist within many settings where nursing takes place. Requirements: High school transcript... Read more

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Why Lancaster County CTC

Your return on investment (ROI) is as important to you as it is for us. We are incredibly proud of our competitive tuition rate, and completion rate.

Nationally Ranked

Forbes Top Trade Schools 2018

Affordable

Affordable hands on education opportunities with some of the best tuition rates in the region.

Small Class Size

Build personal relationships with instructors and classmates with small class sizes dedicated to your education.

What Are My Next Steps?

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  • PURSUE YOUR CAREER WITH LCCTC

  • Upon submission, you are agreeing to allow a representative of Lancaster County CTC to contact you.