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Practical Nursing

Achieve a Diploma in as few as 13 months*

Learn the Fundamentals of Patient Care

  • Learn foundational skills to care for patients from birth to the elder years.
  • Program includes NCLEX-PN review to help you prepare for the licensure exam.
  • Daytime 13-month program or evening/weekend 21-month program available.

Program Overview

Train to become an important member of the health care team—and to qualify to pursue roles in a variety of health care settings. Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) provide basic care to patients under the supervision of registered nurses (RNs) and physicians.

As an LPN, you could do everything from help feed new babies, change bandages in acute care, keep chemotherapy patients comfortable during treatment, or help older patients dress. You’ll also update patient charts and communicate important information to the rest of the health care team.

Take the Next Step Now

Think you’d love to work as a practical nurse? Contact Concorde Jacksonville today to learn if our program can help you get there!

Get Started

Have an Associate Degree in Healthcare?
Currently Licensed Dental Hygienist?
Currently a Licensed Surgical Technologist?
Currently a Registered Nurse (RN)?
Currently a LDA or RDA?

Curriculum

Practical Nursing Curriculum

Concorde Jacksonville’s practical nursing diploma teaches the knowledge and skills you need to prepare to serve patients with a wide range of conditions and needs. You’ll learn practical skills for taking vital signs, inserting catheters and more in the classroom. Then, you’ll apply those skills during clinical experience in a variety of real-world settings.

  • Foundations of Nursing
  • Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Introduction to Medical-Surgical Nursing
  • Mental Health Nursing Care
  • NCLEX Review
  • Pharmacology

Career Outlook

Job Outlook

Job growth for LPNs looks strong, thanks to growing demand for health care nationally—and in Florida.

Financial Aid

Financial Aid

As part of our commitment to your success, Concorde ensures that you have access to comprehensive information and guidance in navigating the financial aid process. Concorde offers financial aid and scholarship programs to those who qualify.

Accreditation

Accreditation and Licensure

The Practical Nursing program is approved by the Florida Department of Health, Division of Health, Division of Medical Quality Insurance, Florida Board of Nursing. Pursuant to subsection 464.019 (6) (a) 2, F.S., Concorde Career Institute has been placed on probationary status until the program achieves a graduate passage rate that equals or exceeds the required passage rate for any one calendar year.