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.
Length of Program: Full-Time: 1350 hours – approximately 13 months to complete ~ part-time up to 25 months
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:
Job Placement Rate: 98%
On-Time Completion Rate: 100%
Download State of Florida Frameworks Sheet: Practical Nursing (H170607)
Required Books and Materials: Practical Nursing
Estimated Total: $6,600*
Location: MTC East Campus, 5520 Lakewood Ranch Blvd., Bradenton, FL 34211 | 941.752.8100
For More Information: Contact Kathy Matthews: 941.752.8100 x 2127, Email
*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.