The Adult Practical Nursing Program is one of our most popular full-time programs! We offer both day and evening classes. With experienced, caring instructors and top-notch clinical sites, this program is one of the best Practical Nursng programs around!
Skills: 
  • Work side by side with healthcare professionals to deliver patient care in a variety of clinical settings
  • Prepare for the rigorous state boards exam to become a Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Practice ethical standards, confidentiality and professionalism when interacting with patients, clients and coworkers

Entrance Requirements: You must

• be at least 17 years of age
• be a high school graduate and submit an official high school transcript OR
• have passed the General Education Development (GED) test and submit a GED certificate
• submit official transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended
• provide the school with a completed application form with a $60 WorkKeys testing fee
• attend a mandatory Practical Nursing Information Session (Click here to register for the info session online)

 

You might also like these related programs:

Medical Assisting

Dental Assisting

Nurse Aide Training

 

Credentials: 
  • Licensed Practical Nurse--National Council of State Boards of Nursing
  • State Tested Nurse Aide
  • ACT National Career Readiness Credential
Career Opportunities: 
  • Prepared to take state board exam to become a Licensed Practical Nurse       
  • Prepared for immediate employment and/or college Registered Nurse program
  • Prepared to continue your education: Go from LPN to RN to BSN

Successful completion of Adult Practical Nursing Program earns 30 credits towards Associate of Technical Studies at The University of Akron.

 

 

Additional Information: 
  • Clinical Experience
  • Certificate of Completion & Career Portfolio
  • Successful completion of the  program leads to eligibility for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX)
  • Upon passing the NCLEX licensure exam, graduates will be eligible to pursue accelerated LPN-RN programs including the Stark State College satellite program housed at the Career Center. A RN-BSN bridge program is also available through The University of Akron Wayne College.
  • The program requires students to hold a current STNA certification. A combined STNA + LPN program is also offered, allowing students the opportunity to complete both programs at a reduced rate.
  • This 1,447-hour program is offered in the day and evening. The 12-month day program meets M-F 8:30-3. The 15-month evening program meets M-Th 3:30-10pm
  • Next Start Date: (Enroll early to ensure placement! Classes fill up very quickly)
    • Day Program- Fall 2020
    • Evening Program- Fall 2020
  • How to enroll in the Practical Nursing program: first register for a Practical Nursing Info Session where you'll receive your application, financial aid information, course schedule, and more. Reserve your spot by calling 330-669-7070 or online here. The registration process for this program takes several weeks. Start early!
  • Financial Aid available for those who qualify. Visit our Financial Aid page for more information.
  • For questions and additional information, call 330-669-7070
  • View the Adult Practical Nursing Student Handbook.
  • Download the Practical Nursing Application
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