Practical Nursing (LPN)

Practical Nursing LPN

Program Content: Content includes, but is not limited to, theoretical instruction and clinical experience in surgical, obstetric, pediatric and geriatric nursing, acute care, long-term nursing and community settings.  Personal, family and community health concepts, nutrition, human growth & development over the life span, interpersonal relationship skills, mental health concepts, pharmacology and administration of medications, legal aspects of practice and current issues in nursing also included.

Admissions:
1. Apply to Manatee Technical College here: https://manateetech.edu/apply-now
2. Attend a mandatory program information session – the sooner the better. Call 941.752.8100 to hear a list of dates and times for current program offerings.

Prerequisites:
1. Medical Terminology Course: More information can be found here: Medical Terminology Course Information
2.TEAS Test: More information can be found here:  https://manateetech.edu/testing

Length of Program: Full-Time: 1350 hours – approximately 13 months to complete. Part-time: up to 25 months
Dual Enrollment Available: No
Articulation: May be available towards credits at Florida public colleges/universities. Speak with a Career Counselor for more information.
Job Placement Rate: 98%
On-Time Completion Rate: 100%

Download State of Florida Frameworks Sheet: Practical Nursing (H170607)
Required Books and Materials: Practical Nursing
Latest Employment Trends: Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Regional Labor Supply Dashboard

Possible Careers and Outlook:
29-2061.00       Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
31-1014.00       Nursing Assistants

Estimated Total: $6,600*
*An additional fee for a uniform, books, supplies and various materials is required. Fees for certifications and/or licensure may or may not be required. Price is for in-state tuition. For out-of-state tuition, speak with a Career Counselor for more information. MTC is not an I-20 institution. State Sales Tax calculated at point of sale.

Location: MTC East Campus, 5520 Lakewood Ranch Blvd., Bradenton, FL 34211 | 941.752.8100
Start Date: August, January
Start Time: 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

For More Information: Contact Kathy Matthews: 941.752.8100 x 2127, Email

The practical nursing curriculum for Manatee Technical College meets state educational requirements for professional licensure known as Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) Interstate,  for the following states: Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia and Wyoming.
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