Practical Nursing (LPN)

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Practical Nursing (LPN)

This program is approved by the Florida State Board of Nursing, which makes the graduate eligible to take the LPN licensing examination.  The content of the program includes theoretical instruction and clinical experience in medical, surgical, obstetric, pediatric, and geriatric nursing, personal, family and community health concepts, pharmacology and administration of medications, legal aspects of practice, basic life support (BLS), First Aid, computer skills and employability skills.  This program is eligible for articulated college credit.*

Program Mission

The mission of this program is to prepare students for employment as Licensed Practical Nurses. This training will empower the participant to develop health, safety and wellness consciousness.

Program Content

Theoretical Instruction and Clinical Experience in Medical, Surgical,
Obstetrics, Pediatric and Geriatric Nursing
Family and Community Health Concepts
Nutrition, Human Growth and Development over the Life Span
Body Structure and Function
Interpersonal Relationship Skills
Mental Health Concepts
Legal Aspects of Practice
Basic Life Support (BLS) and CPR

Industry Certifications and Licenses

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Basic Life Support (BLS) Basic First Aid and CPR

We are currently accepting applications for Full Time LPN classes. Call for more information.

Practical Nursing Packet

Gainful Employment Information

Practical Nursing Gainful Employment

Central Florida Wage Statistics

Average Entry Wage: $16.25 | Average Wage: $21.89
**Statistics are only a guide and should not be the sole factor in your career decision.

Source: Florida Department of Economic Opportunity**

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Full Time: 
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

7:00 am - 1:00 pm


Estimated program cost $7,052 in tuition, lab fees, certifications, and other fees.


Janice Cervi

Elsie Ishman

Program Number


Program Requirements

TABE Test Scores: Reading 11, Language 11, Math 11
High School Diploma or GED
HESI (Health Education System, Inc.)
Drug Screen and Background Check
Successful face to face interview

Program Commitment

1350 Hours

Occupational Completion Points

Practical Nursing Foundations I - 300 hours
Practical Nursing Foundations II - 300 hours
Medical Surgical Nursing I - 300 hours
Medical Surgical Nursing II - 300 hours
Comprehensive Nursing and Transitional Skills - 150 hours
*Successful completion of an OCP may qualify a student for employment.

Program Textbooks*

*BLS & Basic First Aid books are borrowed from Emergency Services for the day, not purchased.

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