Practical Nursing (LPN)

The Practical Nursing (LPN) program enables students to acquire the knowledge, understanding, skills and attitudes needed to become qualified, competent practical nurses. The practical nurse, under the general or direct watch of a registered nurse, physician, podiatrist, dentist or optometrist, is prepared to takes on a role in nursing in basic to very complex care giving situations. The program includes lectures, demonstrations and supervised practice at different health care providers including hospitals, nursing homes, home health and family practice or community care settings.

Shared programs expand access to programs that are in high demand both by students and employers. It involves two or more colleges entering into a formal agreement, which lists which program components will be offered at which college. In some cases students may be asked to attend a college outside of their current district to fulfill the program requirements. To learn more about this shared program, please contact one of the colleges listed above.

Program Name: 
Practical Nursing (LPN)
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Type of Degree/Diploma: 
Technical Diploma

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  • Program is part of a stackable pathway at this college. Click icon for career pathways rep.
  • Program transfers from this college to other institutions.* Click icon for college transfer info.
  • Program can be completed entirely online at this college.
*It is strongly recommended you secure the agreement with the institution you intend to transfer to.

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