Health SciencesYour Pathway to Become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

A Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) supports physicians and RNs in caring for patients in hospitals and healthcare facilities. 

Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) are vital to patient care and:

  • take vital signs, collect samples, 
  • administer medication
  • care for the comfort of patients
  • report the progress and recovery of patients

SFSC’s Career Certificate in Practical Nursing:

  • is 1,350 contact hours
  • takes approximately 11 months to complete
  • prepares graduates for the NCLEX®

Plan your future by following the LPN Program Map

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