Nursing – Fall Start
Practical Nursing is a 16 month program that will earn a technical diploma in Practical Nursing. This program is 58 credit hours, including 1535 clock hours. This diploma will qualify you to take the NCLEX-PN to become a Licensed Practical Nurse.
Average Class Size:
Things to Consider:
LSBPNE – Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners has the final approval to allow a practical nursing student to take the NCLEX-PN exam to become licensed.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR PRACTICAL NURSING PROGRAM
Please contact Nursing Department for any questions.
Employment: Nursing Care Facilities – short term and long term, Hospitals, Gerontology, Pediatrics, Mother/Baby, OB/GYN, PCP, Internal Medicine, Orthopedics, Cardiology, Podiatry, Oncology, ENT, Urgent Care, Home Health, Hospice, …
Salary: Salaries for entry-level positions range from $29,000 to $46,000 depending on the hiring facility and the LPN’s experience, with the possibility to earn more through benefits and overtime pay.
Tuition Per Semester: These cost are approximate and subject to change