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.

Length of Program: Full-Time: 1350 hours – approximately 13 months to complete ~ part time up to 25 months

To Apply: Attend an Information Session held monthly. Call 941.752.8100 to hear a recorded message for dates and times. ~ 5520 Lakewood Ranch Blvd., Bradenton, FL 34211. Arrange to take the TABE test at one of our four campuses. Before doing so, register in the school database at: www.manateetech.edu/apply.html. Next, download and fill out this form: Practical Nursing Complete Website Packet. Finally, make an appointment with the career counselor by dialing the number below.

Job Placement Rate: 98%

On-Time Completion Rate: 100%

Download Class Information Sheet

Download State of Florida Frameworks Sheet:Practical Nursing (Postsecondary) (H170607)

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

The nursing department at MTC is affiliated with the following clinical sites: Lakewood Ranch Medical Center, Manatee Memorial Hospital, Manatee Springs Care & Rehabilitation, Manatee County Health Department, Riverfront Nursing and Rehab Center, Manatee County Rural Health Clinics, Braden River Health Care, Glen Ridge, Pines of Sarasota, Manatee County Schools