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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 lifespan, interpersonal relationship skills, mental health concepts, pharmacology and administration of medications, legal aspects of practice, and current issues in nursing also included.

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.

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: 1350 hours – approximately 11-13 months to complete.
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
Required Books and Materials: Bookstore Page
Program Information Sheet: Practical Nursing

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

Estimated Total: $7,600*
*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. The 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 the 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 Xela Brutus: 941.752.8100 x 2127, MTCNursing@manateeschools.net.

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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