This practical nursing program is designed to prepare you to provide nursing care to clients in nursing homes and other comparable health agencies as Practical Nurses and is accredited by ABHES and approved by the Florida State Board of Nursing.
Upon satisfactory completion of the prescribed course school work, a graduate is eligible to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses in accordance with regulations set forth in the Nurse Practice Act, Chapter 464.008 and 464.108.
With a No Waiting List and No Pre-Nursing Course requirements, you could be on your way to a career as a Practical Nurse in as few as 14 months with a Practical Nurse diploma.
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Employment of LPNs is expected to grow by 21 percent between 2008 and 2018, much faster than the average for all occupations, in response to the long-term care needs of an increasing elderly population and the general increase in demand for health care services.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, www.bls.gov
Practical Nursing course is a diploma bearing program that coordinates academic study with clinical experience. This field is an opportunity to work under the direction of registered nurses or licensed physicians where you will learn to administering medications, tending to wounds, monitoring vital signs and assisting patients with daily activities. Through career-focused curriculum and practical, hands-on opportunities in this program, you can prepare for a successful career as a practical nurse. Our program is designed to help you gain relevant nursing skills employers seek, including:
|ID||Course Name||Unit Credit||Clock Hours|
|HC0031||Fundamentals of Allied Health Occupations||5.0||90.0|
|HM4401||Fundamentals of Body Structures and Functions||3.0||45.0|
|HM4421||Fundamentals of Disease Process||4.0||60.0|
|HP1001C||Nursing Assistant Practical||1.0||45.0|
|HC6411||Legal & Ethical Aspects in Health Care||2.0||30.0|
|SS3411||Essentials of Health Career Success||3.0||45.0|
|PN0011||Fundamentals of Nursing I||3.5||90.0|
|PN4501||Pharmacology for Practical Nurses||4.0||60.0|
|PN2041||Medical Surgical Nursing I||4.0||60.0|
|PN2041C||Medical Surgical Nursing I||3.5||180.0|
|PN1201C||Maternal Child Nursing||3.0||150.0|
|PN2051||Medical Surgical Nursing II||4.0||60.0|
|PN2051C||Medical Surgical Nursing II Clinical||3.5||180.0|
Graduates and staff from the American Health Institute are working with leading employers and associations, including:
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A grade of “Pass” in the clinical/lab portion must be earned in order to receive a diploma. A grade-point of not less than 3.0 or “B” must be achieved to receive a diploma. Only those courses that are part of the program are included in computing the program GPA for programs.
Candidates must pass an entrance exam prior to enrolling in the program. A completed physical examination report, background check, drug screening test and professional liability insurance are required for this course.
Median annual wages of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses were $39,030 in May 2008. The middle 50 percent earned between $33,360 and $46,710. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $28,260, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $53,580.
Median annual wages in the industries employing the largest numbers of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in May 2008 were: Employment services $44,690 Nursing care facilities 40,580 Home health care services 39,510 General medical and surgical hospitals 38,080 Offices of physicians 35,020. Source
The profile of this job description can be found at http://online.onetcenter.org/crosswalk/ using codes SOC 29-2061, CIP 51.3901.
Note: Student attempting to be admitted to the Practical Nurse Program must pass the Level II background check or clearance from the Florida Board of Nursing.
|Length of Instruction||Program Tuition|
|.. 57 weeks||$26,562.00|
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CIP CODE: 51.3901
SOC CODE: 29-2061.00
|Room and Board||$13,793.00|
|Median Loan Debt||$9,402.00|
|Institutional Financing Plans **||N/A|
|On-Time Graduation Rate||83%|
* No Institutional Financing Plans to report.
** The following programs had no graduates or program was not offered during the reporting period or did not have enough graduates for this program to report based on GE requirements.
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