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Practical Nursing Program
Licensed Practical Nursing careers across the country continue to grow. The variety of employment opportunities, the demand for qualified nurses, and personal career satisfaction are a few obvious reasons. If you enjoy helping people, are interested in working directly with patients, and have good communication skills, then getting your practical nurse training from Taylor College may be a good option for you.
Taylor’s Practical Nursing program is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing: 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #C-02, Tallahassee, FL 32399-3257; telephone: (850) 488-0595. website: www.floridasnursing.gov.
Your Role as a Practical Nurse
Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) perform a multitude of essential duties under the direction of a Registered Nurse, Physician, Nurse Practitioner or Physician’s Assistant. LPNs provide basic bedside care, take vital signs such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respirations, and document patient care in electronic health record systems. They provide direct patient care such as wound care, inserting, monitoring, and removing urinary catheters, starting IVs for adult patients, and administering select medications. LPNs closely monitor patients and report adverse reactions to medications and treatments. In addition, LPNs collect samples for testing, perform blood draws and routine laboratory tests, and provide a comfortable environment for patients – listening to their concerns and discussing their medical care.
Months Program Length
The Taylor College Advantage
Watch Gwendolyn’s story of success as a graduate of Taylor College’s Practical Nursing program.
Careers in Focus: Practical Nurse
Swipe through our infographic to find out what you’ll do, where you’ll work and the career opportunity for an LPN!
Get Practical Nursing Jobs with Your Taylor College Education
With a Taylor College education, you’ll have opportunities to apply for licensed practical nursing jobs to some of the most highly sought-after medical employers in the state. Here are just a few of the companies who have hired our graduates:
- Cypress Care Center
- Marion Oaks Assisted Living
- The Grove Health and Rehabilitation Center
- Chambrel at Pinecastle
- ResCare 39th Avenue Cluster
- Safer at Home
Taylor College is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
ABHES is recognized by the Secretary of Education as a national accrediting body determined to be a reliable authority as to the quality of training offered by the educational institutions and programs it accredits. Its approved and recognized scope includes degree and non-degree granting private, postsecondary institutions offering educational programs predominantly in allied health; and the programmatic accreditation of medical assistant, medical laboratory technician, and surgical technology programs. When you attend an ABHES-accredited institution, you are attending a school that has undergone a rigorous process that evaluates educational quality.
Taylor College is licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education. Additional information regarding this institution may be obtained by contacting the Commission at 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400; toll-free telephone number: (888) 224-6684; website: www.fldoe.org.
The Practical Nursing program at Taylor College is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing: 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #C-02, Tallahassee, FL 32399-3257; telephone: (850) 488-0595; website: www.floridasnursing.gov.
The Practical Nursing program at Taylor College located in Belleview, Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326; telephone: (404) 975-5000; website: http://www.acenursing.org.
The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the practical nursing program is Initial Accreditation. View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at http://www.acenursing.org
The following are a few of the courses that you’ll take as part of the Practical Nursing program:
- Human Anatomy and Physiology I
- Human Anatomy and Physiology II
- Introduction to Nursing
- Human Nutrition
- Introduction to Mental Health Nursing
- Fundamentals of Nursing Skills
- Lifespan Development
- Pharmacology Principles in Nursing I
- Medical Surgical I
- Maternal Health Nursing
- Medical Surgical II
- Care of Children
*Some courses included in this program are instructed in a distance learning (hybrid online) format.
Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. Click here for Financial Aid information.