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Practical Nursing

At HCI College, our Practical Nursing program is designed to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and experience necessary to excel in their nursing careers. With a strong emphasis on hands-on learning and a supportive learning environment, we are committed to helping our students become compassionate and competent nurses.

Practical Nursing Program Description

The Practical Nursing program is tailored to meet the needs of aspiring nursing professionals who wish to embark on a fulfilling career in healthcare. The program combines theoretical instruction with practical clinical experiences and clinical simulation in medical-surgical nursing, pharmacology, medication administration, geriatric and long-term care nursing, and obstetrical and pediatric nursing to ensure a well-rounded education.

As a result, students who have successfully met all educational and institutional requirements for a Diploma in Practical Nursing from HCI College are eligible to have their names submitted to the Florida Board of Nursing to be considered as a candidate for the NCLEX-PN. The Florida Board of Nursing is the state agency authorized to determine if the applicant qualifies to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) for licensure as a Practical Nurse.

Program Highlights

  • 12-Month Diploma Program
  • Real-World Training
  • Required materials and a set of uniforms are provided at no additional cost.
  • Upon graduation, the student is awarded a Diploma in Practical Nursing and is eligible to take the National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX-PN) to become a licensed practical nurse (LPN) and subsequently seek employment in the field.
  • Financial Aid Available to Those Who Qualify
  • Career Placement Assistance

Is Practical Nursing Career Training Right for You? Find Out!

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Goals and Objectives

  • Demonstrate behaviors that comply with rules and statutes set forth in the Nurse Practice Act of the State of Florida.
  • Apply nursing principles to meet the daily physical, social and psychological needs of the patient.
  • Perform nursing measures with accuracy, safety, and efficiency, consistent with current nursing concepts and practices in different healthcare settings.
  • Function as a responsible member of the nursing team concerned with basic therapeutic, rehabilitative, and preventative care for persons of all ages and diverse cultures.
  • Demonstrate professional competencies consistent with the practical nursing code of ethics.
  • Demonstrate appropriate employability skills.
  • Perform organizational skills in following the patient’s plan of care in completing patient care assignments.
  • Assist in restorative care for patients with specific needs to reach their optimal level of independence.

Begin an exciting career in healthcare by enrolling in the Practical Nursing program at HCI College. The comprehensive curriculum, hands-on training, experienced faculty, and supportive environment will empower you to make a difference in the lives of patients and communities. Apply today and take the first step toward becoming a Practical Nurse.

For more information, schedule an appointment with our admissions department. We look forward to welcoming you to HCI College!

Available at the following location

1201 W. Cypress Creek Rd.

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309


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