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Program Description

Practical Nurse Program

Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) are an integral and vital part of the health care team. LPNs provide nursing care to individuals and groups in a variety of settings. Such settings include but are not limited to: hospitals, long-term care facilities, rehabilitation centers, physician offices, schools, clinics, hospice care centers, home care agencies, mental health, and substance abuse treatment centers, medical durable goods suppliers, and dialysis clinics. LPN duties may include medication administration, initiation, administration, and maintenance of IV fluids, total hygiene care of individuals, obtaining and monitoring vital signs, obtaining laboratory specimens, assisting in the performance of testing, patient teaching, and communication with the health care team verbally and through written and computer documentation. A genuine interest in assisting others is an important component of becoming a successful LPN.

 Additional requirements of the program include passing a random drug test, completing of a physical exam with a record of required immunizations prior to assignment to clinical sites, and the ability to withstand the physical rigors of the program. A fair but strict attendance policy is enforced during the 10-month program.

The curriculum includes:

  1. Foundations of Nursing Practice
  2. Nursing I, II, III
  3. Therapeutic Management I, II, III
  4. Anatomy & Physiology I, II
  5. Laboratory and Clinical Experience

Clinical experiences include acute and long-term care, rehabilitation, and community health sites. Occasional evening and weekend clinics may be scheduled. Graduates of the program meet the Ohio Board of Nursing requirements for eligibility to take the NCLEX-PN exam.

Completion will provide the opportunity to receive 20 semester hours of credit in Allied Health at YSU and bridge into the RN programs at Eastern Gateway Community College and Kent State University.

Program Graduate Employment Statistics

Program Graduate Employment Statistics

Data listed here for the 2019-20 School Year unless otherwise noted.

100% Graduates passed NCLEX 2019/2020

The median loan debt incurred by students completing this program was $4,740.

Tuition charged for students who completed the program on-time was $9300.00 (not including fees)

The Practical Nursing Program is accredited by the Ohio Board of Nursing.

The Practical Nursing program is accredited by Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).

Course Details

Total Hours: 1400

Published weeks: 40

Course Fee: $11,910.00

Tuition: $9,800.00
Fees/Supplies: $2,110

Uniforms, other fees not included.

Program Prerequisites:

HIgh School diploma or equivalent GED®, successful completion of the pre-entrance exam, and criminal records check.

Financial Assistance

Available to those who qualify.

Additional Information

10 Months: August to June

Monday-Friday: 7:30am-3:30pm 

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Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

DOL Standard Occupation Classification Code (SOC): 29-2061

National Center for Education Statistics, CIP Code: 51.3901

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