Practical Nursing

1350 hours
45 weeks

PELL ELIGIBLE
Program # H170605
CIP # 0351.390100

 

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

Becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse is the quickest way to enter a nursing career - it only requires one year of training. 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 information from patients and recording it, administering medications and patient care.

 

OCCUPATION DESCRIPTION:

Provide basic nursing care under direction of registered nurses, physicians and/or supervisors.  Licensing required.

 

PRE-REGISTRATION COSTS:                 

TEAS Exam                                            $ 55.00

CPR Certification                                     $ 40.00

Level 2 Screening                                               $ 50.00

PROGRAM STRUCTURE: 

The following table illustrates the PSAV program structure:

COURSE #

OCP

COURSE DESCRIPTION

HOURS

Resident Tuition

Non-Resident Tuition

PRN0098

A

Practical Nursing Foundations 1

300

$831.00

$3,153.00

PRN0099

B

Practical Nursing Foundation 2

300

$831.00

$3,153.00

PRN0290

Medical Surgical Nursing 1

300

$831.00

$3,153.00

PRN0291

Medical Surgical Nursing 2

300

$831.00

$3,153.00

PRN0690

Comprehensive Nursing and Transitional Skills

150

$418.00

$1,578.00

 

 

TOTAL

1350

$3,742.00

$14,190.00

ARTICULATION AGREEMENT:

A state articulation agreement is in place between School district technical colleges/centers and community colleges.  The 1350 clock hour program in Practical Nursing shall articulate ten (10) college credit hours to the AAS/AS Degree in Registered Nursing.  This agreement does not preclude but encourages the awarding of additional credits by any college through local agreements.

Additional Costs:

Resident

Non-Resident

Registration Fee

$10.00

$10.00

Class III Student Liability Insurance

$31.00

$31.00

Approximate Books/Supplies

$785.00

$785.00

Approximate Uniform Fees

$300.00

$300.00

Approximate Total Program Cost:

$4,875.00

$15,350.00

PROGRAM ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:                    Level 2 screening; CPR certification; three (3)

AGE:                      18  years or older                                references; proof of immunization;               must be able to DIPLOMA:              Standard High School Diploma or Equivalent     climb two (2) flights of stairs without undue exertion.

TABE (Level A):         MATH 11 LANGUAGE 11 READING 11 or meet other basic skill requirements        

MEDICAL MATH:    85% or higher

RECOMMENDED TEAS LEVELS:                    MATH 60%   ENGLISH & LANGUAGE 50%   READING 60%   SCIENCE 30%

* TEAS  - Only 3 attempts in a calendar year (January – December) – Scores are valid for 1 year only.

Industry Certification:     Licensed Practical Nurse  - $375.00

Advisory Salary Range:             $28,660 - $34,320      

Florida Panhandle:                   $29,880 - $46,060

PH Average:                              $36,480                                  

State Average:                          $41,000                                              

National Average:                     $41,900          

Program Completion Rate: 86%    -     Program Placement Rate: 93%     -     Program Licensure Pass Rate: 93%