Practical Nursing Orlando Curriculum

Practical Nurse Training at Cambridge Institute of Allied Health and Technology

The Practical Nursing diploma program at Cambridge Institute of Allied Health offers Orlando-area students the knowledge and training needed to flourish in entry-level Practical Nursing careers. Students who successfully complete the program are eligible to take the NCLEX-PN examination required for employment as an entry-level Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). Graduates will also have the skills, knowledge, and training needed to function as a crucial member of the patient care delivery team in hospitals, long-term care facilities and other medical settings.

Subject matter covered in the program includes:

  • Healthcare basics
  • Medical terminology
  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Legal aspects of nursing
  • Mental health concepts
  • Medical nursing
  • Surgical nursing
  • Obstetric nursing
  • Pediatric nursing

The Practical Nursing program is offered in the student’s choice of 54 and 85-week schedules, with a total of 1,350 clock hours.

A Carefully Designed Approach to Learning

At Cambridge College, we take great care when planning and delivering each of our medical learning programs. The Practical Nursing diploma program is no exception. As a student in the program, you will enjoy:

  • Insightful lectures: Our practical nursing courses are taught by experienced instructors who know the medical field first-hand. By sharing their insight and experience in the field, instructors help students put their learning into real-world context.
  • Hands-on training: Clinical rotations are a required part of the Practical Nursing program, and for good reason. Clinical rotations offer students hands-on training in Orlando-area medical facilities. This training makes it possible for students to more easily transition from the classroom to the field.
  • Exam preparation: Throughout the program, special attention is paid to help students prepare for the NCLEX-PN examination. Exam prep includes practice tests, instructor support and more.
  • Flexible schedules: The Practical Nursing program at Cambridge College is available during weekdays or evenings. Students choose the schedule that best fits their life and learning styles.

The programs course schedule includes:

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
A Rewarding Career in Practical Nursing Awaits. Apply Today.

If you are considering a career in the Practical Nursing field and live in the Orlando area, Cambridge offers the education, support and training you need.  To learn more about tour Practical Nursing diploma program, contact an advisor today.