practical nursing                                       

1350 Hours / 44 wEEKS                                                                PELL ELIGIBLE
Program #H170607                                                                     CareerSource ELIGIBLE
CIP #0351.390101
TRI-County Community Council ELIGIBLE

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, physicians and/or supervisors.  Licensing required.

 

PRE-REGISTRATION COSTS:                 

TEAS Exam                                            $ 65.00

CPR Certification                                     $ 40.00

Level 2 Screening                                               $ 51.25

Practical Nursing

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 local through agreements.

Price Table

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

AGE:                      18 years or older                                 references; proof of immunization;               must be able to DIPLOMA:           Standard High School Diploma or Equivalent     climb two (2) flights of stairs without undue exertion

BASIC SKILLS REQUIREMENT:  MATH 11 LANGUAGE 11 READING 11 or meet other Basic Skills 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:             $28,662 - $36,000      

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

PH Average:                              $36,480                                  

State Average:                          $41,000                                              

National Average:                     $41,900

Program Completion Rate: 68% -     Program Placement Rate: 100%     -   Program Licensure Pass Rate: 97%