Practical Nursing (LPN)

practical nursing

Practical Nursing (LPN)

The Practical Nursing program is designed to prepare the students for employment as Licensed Practical Nurses.  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 acute, care, long term care and community settings, 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, and current issues in nursing.  This program is approved by the Florida State Board of Nursing, which makes the graduate eligible to take the LPN licensing examination.

Industry Certifications and Licenses

Basic Life Support (BLS) Basic First Aid and CPR

Now accepting applications for January 2020

Practical Nursing Packet


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

7:00 am - 1:00 pm


Estimated program cost $6,804 in tuition, lab fees, certifications, and other fees.

Program Requirements

‚ÄčTABE 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.

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

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