Practical Nursing

1350 hours
45 weeks

PELL ELIGIBLE
Program # H170605
CIP # 0351.390100

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

Becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse is the quickest way to enter a nursing career - it only requires one year of training. Practical nurses must be very compassionate and patient, and be excellent caregivers. LPNs perform a variety of tasks including monitoring patients and medical equipment, gathering information from patients and recording it, administering medications and patient care.

 

OCCUPATION DESCRIPTION:

Provide basic nursing care under direction of registered nurses and supervisors. Licensing required.

 

PRE-REGISTRATION COSTS:

TEAS Exam $ 47.00

CPR Certification $ 40.00

Level 2 Screening $ 52.75

PROGRAM STRUCTURE:

The following table illustrates the PSAV program structure:

COURSE #

OCP

COURSE DESCRIPTION

HOURS

Resident Tuition Per Term

Non-Resident Tuition Per Term

HSC0003

A

Basic Healthcare Worker

90

$250.00

$946.00

HCP0121

B

Nurse Aide and Orderly (Articulated)

75

$208.00

$789.00

PRN0091

C

Practical Nurse 1

285

$790.00

$2,996.00

PRN0092

Practical Nurse 2

450

$1,247.00

$4,730.00

PRN0096

Practical Nurse 3

450

$1,247.00

$4,730.00

 

 

TOTAL

1350

$3,742.00

$14,191.00

ARTICULATION AGREEMENT:

A state articulation agreement is in place between School district technical colleges/centers and community colleges. The 1350 clock hour program in Practical Nursing shall articulate ten (10) college credit hours to the AAS/AS Degree in Registered Nursing. This agreement does not preclude but encourages the awarding of additional credits by any college through local agreements.

Additional Costs:

Resident

Non-Resident

Registration Fee

$10.00

$10.00

Class III Student Liability Insurance

$31.00

$31.00

Approximate Books/Supplies

$785.00

$785.00

Approximate Uniform Fees

$300.00

$300.00

Approximate Total Program Cost:

$4,900.00

$15,400.00

 

PROGRAM ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Level 2 screening; CPR certification; three (3)

AGE: 18 years or older references; proof of immunization;must be able to climb two (2) flights of stairs without undue exertion.

DIPLOMA: Standard High School Diploma or Equivalent 

TABE(Level A): MATH 11 LANGUAGE 11 READING 11 or meet other basic skill requirements

MEDICAL MATH: 85% or higher

TEAS: MATH 60% ENGLISH & LANGUAGE 50% READING 60% SCIENCE 30%

* TEAS - Only 3 attempts in a calendar year (January – December) – Scores are valid for 1 year only.

 

Industry Certification: Licensed Practical Nurse - $375.00

 

Advisory Salary Range:
$28,660 - $34,320

Florida Panhandle:
$29,880 - $46,060

PH Average:
$36,480

State Average:
$41,000

National Average:
$41,900

Program Completion Rate: 86%

Program Placement Rate: 93%

Program Licensure Pass Rate: 94%