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Practical Nursing

 

 

 

 

9

1350 hrs | Blended

 

This program is approved by the Florida State Board of Nursing, which makes the graduate eligible to take the examination to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). The content includes, but is not limited to: theoretical instruction and clinical experience in medical, surgical, obstetric, pediatric

and geriatric nursing; theoretical instruction and clinical experience in both acute and long term care situations; theoretical instruction and clinical application of vocational role and function; personal, family and community health concepts; nutrition; human growth and development over the life span; body structure and function; interpersonal relationship skills; mental health concepts; pharmacology and administration of medications; legal aspects of practice; Basic Life Support (BLS), computer skills, and employability skills. Students are introduced to the clinical area early in the program. Theory and clinical procedures are integrated into the curriculum to reinforce learning.

 

Licensed graduates may be employed in hospitals, extended care facilities, physicians’ offices, HMOs, home healthcare and hospice agencies, as well as private patient care. LPNs work under the direction of a registered nurse (RN) or licensed physician. LPNs may continue their education by pursuing an Associate of Science degree or Bachelor of Science in Nursing. The program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN).

 

Completion rate (2014-15):  90%

Placement rate (2014-15):  97%

NCLEX P.N. pass rate (2016):  92%

 

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc.

3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850

Atlanta, Georgia 30326

Phone: (404) 975-5000

Fax: (404) 975-5020

Web: www.acenursing.org

 

 

 

For more information on program cost, schedule, content, and admission requirements, see the program flyer or contact

Dorie Copeland, Advisor

Sheridan Technical College

754-321-5459

dorie.copeland@browardschools.com

 

Practical Nursing will be offered from our West Campus beginning January 2018.  Contact June Barocas, Student Advisor at june.barocas@browardschools.com or 754-321-3903 for more information about the West Campus Classes.

 

 

 

 

 

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