LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) Programs in Florida denotes a big step from the educational world that leads to the grooming career options and job openings in all over the nation. The demand for the nursing staff is a problem that is being faced by the nation from several years. With aging and wheeling time more and more facilities are being established in various states but the required nursing facilities have not met the mark yet. Licensed Practical Nurse or, you can also spiel as Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN) are highly skilled nursing members under the supervision of Registered Nurses.
Procedure for LPN/LVN Certification:-
You must be a High school Graduate/GED
You need to have a minimum GPA of 2.5 or higher. (some training schools also allow 2.0 GPA)
After clearing the health assessment test and other documents, make a choice of the training facility (this depends on many factors. Search for a list of colleges in your region and then after analyzing the list, choose one wisely).
Complete the 12 months (as in most cases) training and try for the NCLEX-PN examination.
In case you fail, you can reappear for the exam during 45 days of completion of your training. Re-examination fee is $ 145.
The average salary of a LPN in Florida is $ 44867 per year and $ 19.44 per hour. You can enroll in a LPN-RN bridging program and go for higher certification. There are a number of such programs and you can easily get a financial aid for these programs. Training fee is higher in private training schools as compared to the public training facilities.
The license needs to be renewed after every two years. License application and examination fee is $ 200. The job duties of an LPN include:
Implement patient care.
Evaluate patient care.
Reporting of patient’s health status.
Maintaining patient’s hygiene.
Regular diagnosis and vital sign monitoring.
There are a number of training facilities in Florida. Some of them are listed as under:-
Keiser Career College, Greenacres
Americare School of Nursing
Erwin Vocational Technical Center, Tampa
Sigma Institute of Health Careers, Inc, Oakland Park
Brevard Community College
Ridge Technical Center, Winter Haven
Cambridge Institute of Allied Health, Inc, Longwood
Okaloosa Applied Technology Center, Ft Walton Beach
Chipola College, Mariana
Virginia College, Pensacola
Coral Ridge Training School, Oakland Park Blvd.
Dade County Miami-Lakes Technical Center
Lake Technical Center, Eustis
Daytona Beach Community College, Flagler Palm Coast
Florida Community College at Jacksonville, Nassau Center
Broward County Ely High School
Florida National College, Miami
Rose Training Institute, Winter Haven
Gadsden Technical Institute, Quincy
Charlotte County Technical Center, Port Charlotte
Indian River Community College, Chastain
Inlet Grove Community High School, Riviera Beach
Brewster Technical Center
Lorenzo Walker Institute of Technology, Naples
Bethune Center Manatee Technical Institute, Bradenton
MedVance Institute, Stuart
Dade College, Miami
North Florida Community College, Madison
Palm Beach South Technical High School
Pasco-Hernando Community College North Campus, Brooksville
Tampa Bay Technical High School, Tampa
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