The Practical Nursing diploma program at Cambridge College of Healthcare & Technology 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
- 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 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.