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1-year Certificate
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Get Your Start in the In-Demand Practical Nursing Field

Become a Licensed Practical Nurse and be eligible for employment in nursing homes, clinics, schools, physician’s offices, and other community health settings.

Why Choose Germanna

Upon successful completion of the curriculum, you will be eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination, leading to the start of your career as a licensed practical nurse (LPN).

Career Options in the Practical Nursing Field

In-Demand Jobs:

  • Licensed Practical and Vocational Nurses: Care for ill, injured, or convalescing patients or persons with disabilities in hospitals and similar institutions. 

Salary Expectations

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What You'll Learn

In-Demand Skills:

  • Client-centered care
  • Demonstrated nursing judgment
  • Nursing and science skills
  • Pharmacology
  • Medical terms
Course Highlights
BIO 141: Human Anatomy and Physiology
PNE 145: Trends in Practical Nursing
PNE 174: Applied Pharmacology for Practical Nurses

Courses may vary from semester to semester. Please consult the college catalog for the most up-to-date information.

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