Have you always dreamed of working in the healthcare field? Do you enjoy helping people? If you answered yes to either of these questions then our Practical Nursing Program could be right for you. Click on the link below to read about some of the common personality traits of the Practical Nurse:
This program is designed to prepare competent practical nurses for a challenging career in health care. The licensed practical nurse is a vital member of the health care team and functions in a variety of health care settings. The role of LPN, as defined in the Florida Nurse Practice Act, is to perform selected acts, including the administration of treatments and medications in the care of ill, injured or infirmed, and the maintenance of health and prevention of illness of others, under the direction of a registered nurse, a licensed physician, or a licensed dentist. Physical and dental exams are required. The state licensure examination follows graduation. TB Test and FDLE Level 2 Background Check is required before start of class. This program is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing.
After receiving your Practical Nursing certification, you can earn up to 10 credit hours towards an Associates Degree in Registered Nursing at any Florida Community College.
The Practical Nursing Program at CTC has an extensive application process and pre-requisite requirements. Click on the link below to view the registration process.
NEW COURSE OFFERING:
Course Name: Practical Nursing – Days
Instructors: Kurtz and Stefanik
Prerequisites: Completion of registration information/requirements.
Class schedule: Thursday and Friday (7:45am – 3:15pm)*
Clinical schedule: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (6:30am – 3:15pm)*
Start date: August 6, 2013
End date: June 2014
*Please note: Class/Clinical end times may vary slightly.
Subjects taught in the Practical Nursing Program include:
- Basic Healthcare Worker
- Nurse Aide/Orderly
- Practical Nurse I
- Practical Nurse II
- Practical Nurse III
Click the links below to print the forms and begin the application process.
The O*NET program is the primary source of occupational information. It has detailed descriptions of careers this program may lead to for you.