Licensed Practical Nurse
Do you dream of a career in the health care field, supporting both patients and care providers in a fast-paced medical office setting? Have you been searching for a practical nursing program in Salem? Institute of Technology’s accelerated program can prepare you for a career in this exciting health care field in just a short time.
Becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse
The Licensed Vocational Nursing program IOT takes you from the classroom to your career in front-line medical office support through hands-on training with real-world curriculum that combines theory and application. Areas emphasized include:
• Geriatrics, adult health, pediatrics, obstetrics
• Anatomy and physiology
• Community health
• Clinical nursing procedures
• Communication, ethics, the nursing process, and career enhancement
Hours Of Instruction
The Vocational Nursing program is 1,190 hours and 48 quarter credit hours. Classes are held Monday through Thursday for 44 weeks.
Speak with your admissions representative for available class times.
As a comprehensive career education program, IOT’s Practical Nursing program can prepare you to work as a nurse in a variety of medical workplaces. These may include:
• Physicians’ offices
• Skilled nursing facilities
• Home health agencies
• And more
Get Prepared for Oregon State Certification
Graduates from this program will be entitled to receive a certificate of completion and have their name submitted to OBSN as a candidate for the NCLEX-PN. Successfully passing the NCLEX-PN and gaining licensure from OSBN entitles the graduate to use the credentials LPN or Licensed Practical Nurse.
If you’re ready to step into an exciting new career as a Licensed Practical Nurse, contact IOT today to request information about our accelerated programs.
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