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Licensed Practical Nursing

 

Students work with healthcare professionals to provide quality patient care in a variety of fast-paced medical environments. They also experience in-depth curriculum with relevant simulated and clinical instruction and develop the medical skills, terminology and confidentiality required by all health care professionals. Students receive academic and clinical education on the identification and treatment that is critical to the health care profession.

Curriculum

The program curriculum includes hands-on instruction in anatomy, physiology, phlebotomy and wound care. Students are also instructed on the comprehensive role of the Licensed Practical Nurse as it relates to ethics, legality and restrictions.

Students receive academic and clinical education on the identification and treatment that is critical to the health care profession. The program curriculum includes hands-on instruction in anatomy, physiology, phlebotomy and wound care. Students are also instructed on the comprehensive role of the Licensed Practical Nurse as it relates to ethics, legality and restrictions.

Career Majors

Practical Nurse - 1463 hrs.*

Approximate Program Cost

Adult Students - $5,286.50

*Pell Eligible

Who Can Apply?

  • Adult Students Only
  • Enrollment limited to 20 students
  • Prerequisites Required

Application Deadlines

Month of Entrance 

Deadline for Application

Jan 9, 2017

Nov 4, 2016

Aug 14, 2017

May 5, 2017


Qualities We Recommend

  • Reading, math and writing - 8th-grade level
  • Attention to spelling
  • Be able to memorize and comprehend medical terms
  • Computer skills
  • Social skills
  • Friendly, honest, caring, work well with others
  • Follow directions/instructions
  • Listening skills
  • Have good organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to tolerate strong odors
  • Ability to work in the presence of bodily fluids
  • Standing/Lifting/Pushing/Pulling
  • Hospital or nursing home setting
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to sit at a computer for long periods of time

Program Length

Students are required to attend classes on a full-time basis (30 hours per week) to complete the total 1463 hours necessary for graduation (approximately 18 months).

Schedule

Classes are held Monday through Friday from 8:20 am to 3:30 pm and include a combination of academic and lab instruction. Classes are held on-campus, as well as clinical practicum experience at a cooperative facility (e.g. hospital, nursing home and home health). Students attend four consecutive semesters.

Student Organization

HOSA-Future Health Professionals

Accrediting Agency

Oklahoma Board of Nursing

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