Practical Nursing

Practical nursing student.
  • This program is designed to prepare competent individuals for a challenging career in health care. The licensed practical nurse is a vital member of the health care team and functions in a variety of health care settings. The state licensure examination follows graduation. This program is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing. Students complete clinical hours in participating hospitals in the community.

    Program Prerequisite Requirements:

    • Background Check
    • Drug Screening

    Practical Nursing Teaches:

    • Practical Nursing Foundations 1 (300 hours)
    • Practical Nursing Foundations 2 (300 hours)
    • Medical Surgical Nursing 1 (300)
    • Medical Surgical Nursing 2 (300)
    • Comprehensive Nursing & Transitional Skills (150)

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    Industry Certifications or Accreditation

    Applicant Information Sheet ***Review changes made to the mandatory orientation date.***

    Next Start Date: August 2024

  • Prerequisites: Physical, Background Check, TB test, and drug screening.

    High School Enrollment

    Program Length: 1350 hours; 9 credits

    Cost: $993.00* (Click here for a detailed cost sheet  *For Estimation Purposes Only. Prices Subject to Change.)

    ONET Government occupation information

    • Federal CIP Code: 51.3901
    • Program Number: H170607

    Transfer Student Requirements: Applicants who have attended, but not completed, another practical nursing program must provide a letter of good standing from the Director of the School of Nursing (or designee) that addresses the following: potential for success in an LPN program, safety in providing nursing care, interpersonal communication skills, and other information the director deems important.