Practical Nursing Curriculum Altamonte Springs

Practical Nurse Training at Cambridge Institute of Allied Health and Technology
1,350 clock hours
54 Week Day Program
85 Week Day Program

PROGRAM OBJECTIVE

The Practical Nurse program offers preparation in the knowledge and clinical skills for students to enter the Practical Nursing field. Graduates of this program are eligible to take the NCLEX-PN examination required for employment as an entry-level Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). Practical Nursing experiences include theoretical instruction and clinical experience in medical, surgical, obstetric, pediatric, and geriatric nursing and respective clinical rotations in both acute and long-term care situations. Theoretical instruction of the clinical application of the vocational role and function and personal, family and community health concepts, nutrition, human growth and development over the lifespan, body structure and function, interpersonal relationship skills, mental health concepts, pharmacology and administration of medications, legal aspects of practice, Basic Life Support (BLS and CPR) for health-care providers, and current issues in nursing are all components of the program. Practical Nurses are employed in a variety of healthcare settings including hospitals, ambulatory care settings, long-term care facilities, home health agencies, private duty opportunities, and other appropriate medical areas.

Course Code Course Title Clock Hours
PN 100 Health Care Core 90
PN 102 Medical Terminology 40
PN 103 Anatomy and Physiology (Body Structure and Function) 100
PN 104 Human Growth and Development and Family 20
PN 105 Vocational Role and Function – Personal Communication: Interpersonal Relationships Skills 15
PN 106 Legal Aspects of Practice 15
PN 107 Nutrition 15
PN 108 Pharmacology and Administration of Medications 80
PN 109 Mental Health Concepts 30
PN-CL 109 Mental Health Concepts Clinical 65
PN 110 Community Health Concepts 20
PN-CL 110 Community Health Concepts – Public Health, Clinics, Public School System Clinical 50
PN 111 Geriatric Nursing 30
PN-CL 111 Geriatric nursing Clinical I 57
PN 112 Medical Nursing 75
PN-CL 112 Medical Nursing Clinical 144
PN 113 Surgical Nursing 75
PN-CL 113 Surgical Nursing Clinical 144
PN 114 Obstetric Nursing 35
PN-CL 114 Obstetric Nursing Clinical 64
PN 115 Pediatric Nursing 35
PN-CL 115 Pediatric Nursing Clinical 64
Total Clock Hours 1350