Practical Nursing

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This Practical Nursing program is designed to prepare students for employment as Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs).  Not only will students study how the body functions, but also how emotional and mental well-being affects overall health. Students will learn how to do scientifically based planning for the nursing care of each individual patient. Half of the program hours are in clinical settings such as Manatee Memorial Hospital, Manatee County Health Dept. (DOH), and long-term care facilities.

Program Mission Statement:  The mission of Manatee Technical Institute’s Nursing Program is to empower students with a passion for learning so they can positively contribute to the Nursing profession.

 

Certification/Licensure

Successful completion of this class prepares students to take the examination for licensure in the state of Florida.

Course Sequence/Occupational Completion Points

OCP

Course Number

Course Title

CourseLength

Time To Complete*

A

HSC0003

Basic Healthcare Worker

90 hours

3 weeks

B

HCP0121

Nurse Aide and Orderly (Articulated)

75 hours

3 weeks

C

PRN0091

Practical Nurse 1

285 hours

3 months

PRN0092

Practical Nurse 2

450 hours

4.5 months

PRN0093

Practical Nurse 3 *

250 hours

2.5 months

PRN0095

Practical Nurse 4 *

200 hours

2 months

 

OR

 

PRN0096

Practical Nurse 3

450 hours

4.5 months
Total/Full Progam
1350 hours
13.5 months

*Time to complete is approximate and based on full time attendance

For more information regarding career details, as well as the skills necessary to be successful Practical Nurse, follow these links:

Basic Health Worker
Nurse Aide and Orderly (Articulated)
Practical Nurse

 

Career Potential and Outlook

Employment of LPNs is projected to grow faster than average. Overall job prospects are expected to be very good. The best job opportunities will occur in nursing care facilities and home health care services, while applicants for jobs in hospitals may face competition Employment will grow in response to the long-term care needs of an increasing elderly population and the general increase in demand for health care services.

Entrance/Exit Requirements

Language, math and reading competencies are pre-assessed. The required basic skills grade levels for this program are Reading - 11.0, Math - 11.0, and Language - 11.0 and must be met prior to program completion.

 1st Time Pass Rate

Year

MTI Practical Nursing 1st   Time Average Pass Rate

Florida 1st Time Average   Pass Rate

National 1st Time   Average Pass Rate

2008

93.0%

75.0%

84.6%

2009

85.3%

78.0%

85.0%

2010

90.8%

76.0%

86.5%

2011

90.8%

79.0%

84.4%

2012

90.5%

77.0%

83.8%

Instructors

Bailey, Collins, Harvey, James, Eliacin, Meyer, Lankford

Counselor

matthewk@manateeschools.net

Estimated Program Cost

Day $5950

Night $6060

Job Placement Rate

98%

On-time Completion Rate

100%

Schedule

Day/Night

Times

Start Dates

Day

FT M-F 8am-3:30pm, clinicals   6:45am-3:30pm

9/14/14

Night

PT MW 6-10pm & clinical every other   weekend 6:45am-3:30pm

10/6/14