Florida Panhandle Technical College
757 Hoyt Street
Chipley, FL 32428
1350 hours 45 weeks
PELL ELIGIBLE Program # H170605 CIP # 0351.390100
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.
Provide basic nursing care under direction of registered nurses, physicians and/or supervisors. Licensing required.
TEAS Exam$ 55.00
CPR Certification$ 40.00
Level 2 Screening$ 50.00
The following table illustrates the PSAV program structure:
Practical Nursing Foundations 1
Practical Nursing Foundation 2
Medical Surgical Nursing 1
Medical Surgical Nursing 2
Comprehensive Nursing and Transitional Skills
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.
Class III Student Liability Insurance
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PROGRAM ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:Level 2 screening; CPR certification; three (3)
AGE:18years or olderreferences; proof of immunization;must be able to DIPLOMA:Standard High School Diploma or Equivalentclimb two (2) flights of stairswithout undue exertion.
TABE(Level A):MATH 11 LANGUAGE 11 READING 11 or meet other basic skill requirements
MEDICAL MATH:85% or higher
RECOMMENDED TEAS LEVELS: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
Program Completion Rate: 86% - Program Placement Rate: 93%-Program Licensure Pass Rate: 93%