Program Details

The Practical Nurse program provides students with the knowledge and clinical skills necessary to enter the healthcare field as a Practical Nurse. Graduates of the Practical Nurse program are eligible to sit for the NCLEX-PN licensure examination. Pa

Location:
Woodland Park, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Undergraduate Certificate
Specialty:
Nursing

Program Overview

Program Description:

The Practical Nurse program provides students with the knowledge and clinical skills necessary to enter the healthcare field as a Practical Nurse. Graduates of the Practical Nurse program are eligible to sit for the NCLEX-PN licensure examination. Passing this exam is required to become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).

Practical Nurses provide basic medical care, including:

  • Monitoring a patient’s health by checking vital signs
  • Administering wound care and inserting catheters
  • Providing for the basic comfort of patients, such as helping them bathe or dress
  • Reporting a patient’s medical status to the registered nurse and/or physician
  • Maintaining patient health records
  • Collecting specimens

Practical Nurse graduates provide care to their patients in a variety of healthcare environments, including physicians’ offices, clinics, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, rehabilitation centers, and home healthcare settings.

Additional Program Information

Accreditation:
Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

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