1350 Hours / 44 wEEKS PELL ELIGIBLE
Program #H170607 CareerSource ELIGIBLE
TRI-County Community Council ELIGIBLE
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
TEAS Exam $ 65.00
CPR Certification $ 40.00
Level 2 Screening $ 51.25
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.
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: $41,000National Average: $41,900
Program Completion Rate: 68% - Program Placement Rate: 100% - Program Licensure Pass Rate: 97%