Practical Nursing Program

12-Month Daytime Program (Daytime classes begin in January, May, and September) or 18-Month Evening Program (Evening classes begin in March and September)
Campus: Health Sciences Campus | CIP Code: 51.3901

Career Focus

Prepare individuals for skilled, innovative and productive careers as a practical nurse (LPN).

Program Goals

All Practical Nursing students will:

  • Utilize the nursing process in meeting the needs of clients with common well-defined problems correlating theoretical knowledge to clinical practice.
  • Adhere to the legal and ethical standards of the nursing profession.
  • Communicate effectively with all members of the health care team.
  • Recognize individual responsibility to continue professional development.

Program Description

  • Integrates theory, practice and hands-on experience.
  • Builds on mastery of concepts, progressing from basic to complex.
  • Real-world experience in clinical nursing situations.

Employment Opportunities

Practical nurses are utilized in:

  • Nursing Homes
  • Hospitals
  • Veterans Administration Hospitals
  • Rehabilitation Facilities
  • Home Health Care
  • Private Duty
  • Schools & Industry
  • Doctor’s offices
  • United States Army