Health Science

Practical Nursing

Become a practical nurse!

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 fully accredited by:

Florida Board of Nursing
4052 Bald Cypress Way Bin C-02
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3252
(850) 488-0595
floridasnursing.gov

Florida Department of Education
Turlington Building, Suite 1514
325 West Gaines Street
Tallahassee, Florida, 32399
(850) 245-0505
fldoe.org​

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road, N E Suite 1400
Atlanta GA 30326
P.404.975.5000 • F.404.975.5020
www.acenursing.org

Completion RatePlacement RateNCLEX Passing Rate
74%87%75% (2020)

Enroll in our Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) program today.

For more information on program cost, schedule, content, and admission requirements, see the program flyer or contact the counselor at: [email protected]
754-321-5443

Program Info

Program Length:

1350 hrs / Full Time 12 months / 45 weeks

Program Offered:

February, April, July, August and November

Delivery Method:

Traditional

Approximate Cost:

$5,751

Days & Times:

  • Monday – Friday
    7:00 pm – 1:30 pm
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