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Practical Nursing

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What is the Practical Nursing program?

This program prepares students to meet the licensure requirements for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), as established by the Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners (LSBPNE). The program consists of classroom instruction, lab practicum and supervised clinical activities in accredited hospitals, nursing homes, and other health care agencies. Each course in the PN program must be completed with a minimum score of 80%. Upon graduation, the student is awarded a diploma and is eligible to take the National Council of State Boards Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN).

CURRICULUM

Degrees/Certificates

  • Technical Diploma (TD)
  • Technical Competency Area (TCA)

Available degrees and certificates may vary at each campus. Check with your local campus for more information.

Program Admission Requirements
  • Admissions Application (submitted online)
  • Proof of immunization or signed waiver
  • Proof of Selective Service if required
  • Driver's License or photo ID
  • ACCUPLACER test prior to enrollment or ACT/SAT scores accepted
  • Official transcripts from accredited high school or HISET/GED and colleges/universities, if applciable
  • Admission to various programs may require additional documentation

Financial Aid Opportunities for Qualified Students

  • Federal Pell Grant, apply electronically at www.fafsa.ed.gov
  • WIOA (Workforce Investment Opportunity Act)
  • VA (Veteran’s Assistance)
  • TOPS (Taylor Opportunity Program for Students)
  • GO GRANT

Degrees/Certificates

Program Admission Requirements

Financial Aid Opportunities for Qualified Students

  • Technical Diploma (TD)
  • Technical Competency Area (TCA)

Available degrees and certificates may vary at each campus. Check with your local campus for more information.

  • Admissions Application (submitted online)
  • Proof of immunization or signed waiver
  • Proof of Selective Service if required
  • Driver's License or photo ID
  • ACCUPLACER test prior to enrollment or ACT/SAT scores accepted
  • Official transcripts from accredited high school or HISET/GED and colleges/universities, if applciable
  • Admission to various programs may require additional documentation
  • Federal Pell Grant, apply electronically at www.fafsa.ed.gov
  • WIOA (Workforce Investment Opportunity Act)
  • VA (Veteran’s Assistance)
  • TOPS (Taylor Opportunity Program for Students)
  • GO GRANT

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