Program Number: H170607

CIP Number: 0351390101

1,350 Hours

11 months

Pell Eligible

Program Description

Becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is the quickest way to enter a nursing career. It requires three regular semesters for full time day students and four semesters for part-time evening students. 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 and recording information from patients, administering medications, and patient care.

Occupation Description

Provide basic nursing care under the direction of registered nurses and supervisors. Licensing required.

Program Admission Requirements

Practical Nursing students are required to submit an application packet prior to enrollment.

AGE: 18 years or older at time of program completion

DIPLOMA: Standard High School or Graduate Equivalency Diploma (GED)

TABE:

Math – 11.0

Language – 11.0

Reading – 11.0

Or met other basic skill requirements

ADDITIONAL TESTING: ATI-TEAS VI: 55.0* (must be taken prior to submitting admissions packet)

*TEAS – only 3 attempts in a calendar year (January- December) - Scores are valid for 1 year only. Level 2 background screening (prior to enrollment).

Students must also provide: Immunization records from birth, physical exam or waiver on file, current Hepatitis B immunization or a signed waiver on file, current negative TB Skin Test.

Program Structure

The following table illustrates the PSAV program structure:

Course Number

OCP

Course Title

Course Length

Florida Resident Tuition Per Term

PRN0098

A

Practical Nursing Foundation 1

300

$876.00

PRN0099

B

Practical Nursing 2

300

$876.00

PRN0290

B

Medical Surgical Nursing 1

300

$876.00

PRN0291

B

Medical Surgical Nursing 2

300

$876.00

PRN0690

B

Comprehensive Nursing and Transitional Skills

150

$438.00

 

 

Total

1,350

$3,942.00

 

Mission Statement

The purpose of the RIVEROAK Technical College Practical Nursing Program is to provide education and clinical experiences that prepare the student to obtain their license in Practical Nursing and obtain employment in the health care field at the highest level of competency possible.