Practical Nursing (LPN)

Practical Nursing LPN

Prepare for:  NCLEX – Practical Nursing Exam
Train to be:  Licensed Practical Nurse

  • LPN’s are an integral part of any healthcare team, whether working in a hospital, long-term care facility, or clinic.
  • You’ll receive both theoretical instruction and clinical experience in surgical, obstetric, pediatric, and geriatric nursing, acute care, long-term nursing, and community settings.
  • The curriculum includes personal, family, and community health concepts, nutrition, human growth & development over the lifespan
  • Build your interpersonal relationship skills while you learn mental health concepts, pharmacology and administration of medications, legal aspects of practice, and current issues in nursing also included.

Program Details:

For program details and cost click here: Practical NursingProgram Information Sheet

Other Helpful Links:

Florida Department of Education: Frameworks

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

Admissions (How to Apply):

1. Apply to MTC at Submit your application to access your “To-Do List.”2. Attend an online program information session. Once the application is submitted, information will be provided via “To-Do List” within 1-2 business days. Check your personal email for log-in criteria.3. Complete your “To-Do List” at Submit your criminal background information as shown on your “To-Do List.”Note: The Basic Skills Assessment must be taken within 6 weeks of your admit date unless exemption criteria have been documented per State Statute. For exemption information, see the Student Handbook located here:

1. Medical Terminology Course: More information can be found here: Medical Terminology Course Information
2. TEAS Test: More information can be found here:

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.

For More Information: contact Xela Brutus: 941.752.8100 x 2127, email.

MTC is not an I-20 institution.

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