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. This program is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing. Completion of this course allows articulation to any community college in Florida equal to 10 credit hours (With LPN Licensure).
The OCP’s that you can earn for this program are:
A. Basic Health Care Worker
B. Nurse Aide and Orderly
C. Licensed Practical Nurse 1-3