Practical Nursing is the practice of nursing under the supervision or direction of a registered nurse, licensed physician or dentist. The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides care based on the knowledge and application of principles and skills in the prevention of illness and the promotion, maintenance and restoration of health.
Once licensed, employment opportunities for LPNs in the health care industry are found in hospitals, home health, doctors’ offices, long-term care facilities and various health care agencies.
This career major is divided into three levels. Level I is devoted to teaching basic sciences and basic patient care. Level II prepares the student to perform advanced nursing skills along with medication administration. Level III then focuses on obstetrical nursing and disease processes. The course includes classroom instruction and clinical experience in area health care facilities.
Practice your skills on a SimMan before you work on a human! State-of-the-art mannequin exhibits symptoms and ailments and can even breathe, vomit, urinate, have a bowel movement or have a baby!
Nursing schools have a competitive admission process. Please read Pathway to Practical Nursing to learn how to add points to your application and cut down on course time.
Accredited by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing. Central Tech currently has a 100% NCLEX pass rate!
Application Open: 1/7/2019
Class starts: 4/3/2019
Application Open: 11/26/2018
Class starts: 3/27/2019