Practical Nursing

Taking the pulse of an older patient

Practical Nursing 

A daily caregiver's work is critical-and a privilege. In as few as 12 months , you can earn your Diploma in practical Nursing, be prepared to sit for the NCLEX-PN exam and start your career as a licensed practical nurse . Equipped with healthcare industry insight and patient care learned in clinical nursing training , you'll feel confident in your ability to act competently and quickly in the interes of your patients health. Get started now in the nursing career you've imagined.

Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) provide bedside patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse, advanced practice nurse, physician,or dentist ,while providing direct patient care, the LPN is in a strategic position to observe the patient's response  to treatment and care . As an effective and contributing member of the nursing team ,the LPN assists in implementing the patient's care plan, In some settings, the LPN may be responsible for supervising nursing care delivery to a group of patients .The LPN may administer medications and treatments to assigned patients while supervising nursing assistants performing basic nursing functions as set forth in the scope of practice.

The Practical Nursing Program at Angel Technical Institute (ATI) Is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing and is licensed by the Florida Department of Education -Commission for Independient Education. ATI's Practical nursing curriculum is four terms in lenght. Course offerings include nursing theory, biological sciences, and clinical experiences, On successful completion of the prescribed curriculum, graduates receive a program certificated and are eligible to make application to take the National Council Licensure Examination for practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN) to become a Licensed Practical Nurse. Eligibility for completion of the practical Nursing Program requires completion of all curriculum components, including comprehensive assessment testing during each term of enrollment in PN-prefix courses.  


Each nursing student will comply with legal, moral, and legislative standards of the Florida law Regulating Practice: see Florida Students Chapter 464,part I, Nurse Practice Act and Florida Administrative Code Tile 64B9:Board of Nursing.

Student learning is dependent upon initiative of being prepared for class each day (all textbooks,materials and uniform ), pre-reading of scheduled material to be covered, activeparticipation, and utilization of outside resources,materials, and NCLEX-PN preparation workbooks, website, and/or teaching tools.