The Practical Nurse works to assist physicians and nurses in providing routine patient care, patient health observation, and communicating patient instruction regarding medications and self-care. Graduates that meet the Kentucky Board of Nursing requirements and the program’s academic requirements may apply to the National Council License Exam (NCLEX-PN) to become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). The program includes hands-on courses that include laboratory skills and clinical rotations.
Routes of Entry
(a) Medical Assistant to Practical Nursing Bridge
*Hold an active CMA (AAMA) or RMA. Direct entry into Practical Nursing Core Courses!
(b) Meet one of the Entry Assessments: Wonderlic (15); PAX (85); TEAS (85); ACT (18); or hold an Associate Degree or higher.
Classes are taught in a subject-focused curriculum where the student takes only 1 course at a time and attends just 2 days per week. The classes meet from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on either a Monday/Wednesday or a Tuesday/Thursday depending on the class schedule for that term.
Program Length: 54 Weeks
Total Clock Hours: 912
Eligibility for Licensure
If a student has successfully completed all the programs courses, the student is then eligible to sit for the NCLEX-PN and the institution will make attestation to the Kentucky Board of Nursing.
Fees Total: $2,775
Fees include Registration, Lab/Supply, Graduation, Program, and Academic Services.
Earn your Practical Nursing diploma! Develop nursing skills in the medical-surgical area, obstetrical and pediatric, with mental health and elderly care included. The role of the Practical Nurse focuses on the technical skills and judgment necessary to organize and provide nursing care interventions to patients.
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