Licensed Practical Nurse
Licensed Practical Nurses(LPN) are important members of the healthcare team. The LPN duties include providing routine care, observing patients’ health, assisting doctors and registered nurses, and communicating with patients and their families.
The Licenced Practical Nurse(LPN) Program prepares the student for the beginning level of practice and for the National Licensure Examination-PN (NCLEX-PN) for Practical Nurses (PN). Graduates of this certificate program are prepared to enter the nursing profession as safe and effective health care professionals who contribute to the health and wellness of their communities.
Upon completion of the Licensed Practical Nurse(LPN) Program, students are qualified to sit for NCLEX-PN License examinations. The program has full approval from the New Hampshire Board of Nursing and pending national accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). Graduates may obtain employment in a variety of different settings including (but not limited to):
Residential Care Facilities
Learning experiences may vary in time, location, and may include days, evenings, and/or weekends. Students admitted into the Practical Nursing program must achieve a minimum grade of B- (80%) or higher in the nursing theory courses and a grade of “Pass” in the work-based learning clinical courses in order to continue in the program. All Core Liberal Arts Courses must be achieved with a grade of “C” or higher. All science classes that are transferred into the program must be less than 10 years old.