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


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 CodeCourse TitleClock Hours
PN 100Health Care Core90
PN 102Medical Terminology40
PN 103Anatomy and Physiology (Body Structure and Function)100
PN 104Human Growth and Development and Family20
PN 105Vocational Role and Function – Personal Communication: Interpersonal Relationships Skills15
PN 106Legal Aspects of Practice15
PN 107Nutrition15
PN 108Pharmacology and Administration of Medications80
PN 109Mental Health Concepts30
PN-CL 109Mental Health Concepts Clinical65
PN 110Community Health Concepts20
PN-CL 110Community Health Concepts – Public Health, Clinics, Public School System Clinical50
PN 111Geriatric Nursing30
PN-CL 111Geriatric nursing Clinical I57
PN 112Medical Nursing75
PN-CL 112Medical Nursing Clinical144
PN 113Surgical Nursing75
PN-CL 113Surgical Nursing Clinical144
PN 114Obstetric Nursing35
PN-CL 114Obstetric Nursing Clinical64
PN 115Pediatric Nursing35
PN-CL 115Pediatric Nursing Clinical64
Total Clock Hours1350