Train to become a

Licensed Practical Nurse

11 Month Practical Nursing Training Program

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.

Career Opportunities

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.

Get Started

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.

We pride ourselves on meeting educations standards set forth by recognized accrediting bodies and professional organizations. To that end, Institute of Technology is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET), which has been officially recognized by the U.S. Department of Education Since 1978.


Request information today to talk to an admissions representative and start your new career!

About Us
At IOT our family mission is to inspire, support, and empower students through education and career development.

Our Values

  • Ethics and integrity.
  • Outstanding customer service.
  • Higher educational standards.
  • Our employees’ collective energy.
  • Partnerships with our communities.
Practical Nursing

Get Your New Career Moving! Contact Us Today!