June 26, 2019

Practical Nurse Training – LPN School

Practical Nursing - The program covers medical surgical nursing, maternal/child nursing, pharmacology, and much more.

Practical Nursing – The program covers medical surgical nursing, maternal/child nursing, pharmacology, and much more.

Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) provide basic bedside care under the direction of Registered Nurses and physicians. LPNs perform tasks such as dispensing medications, wound care, taking vital signs, collecting samples, feeding patients, and helping patients with personal hygiene. LPNs are employed in nursing homes, hospitals, physicians’ offices, and clinics. Employment opportunities for LPNs are expected to grow through the coming years.

Detroit Business Institute-Downriver offers a challenging yet rewarding practical nurse certificate program for qualified students. Students become proficient in fundamentals of nursing and patient care. The program covers medical surgical nursing, maternal/child nursing, pharmacology, and much more.

Schedule
Our one-year program includes a combination of classroom instruction, laboratory skills training and clinical components at local hospitals and nursing home facilities.

Total: 1135 classroom/clinical hours / 63 quarter credit hours

 

 

Subjects include

  • Fundamentals of Nursing
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Medical Terminology
  • Dosages and Calculations
  • Medical Surgical Nursing
  • Pharmacology
  • Maternal  Child Nursing
  • Transition and Roles of the LPN
  • Gerontology
  • Mental Health

 

LICENSING
Students who meet the graduation requirements in this program shall receive a certificate in Practical Nursing and will be eligible to take the National Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) for Michigan licensure as a practical nurse.

Becoming a licensed pratical nurce (LPN)

Students who meet the graduation requirements of the LPN program shall receive a certificate in Practical Nursing and will be eligible to take the National Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) for Michigan licensure as a practical nurse (LPN).

Admissions Requirements

  1. High school diploma or GED
  2. Complete the following prerequisite courses with a minimum grade point of 2.0.
    1. English Composition – 3 credits (Accuplacer, ALEKS or Compass course acceptable)
    2. General Psychology – 3 credits
    3. Math – 3 credits (Accuplacer, ALEKS or COMPASS course acceptable)
  3. Pass criminal background check and drug screening
  4. Pass ATI entrance examination with a minimum score of 42 overall with a minimum of 40 on the math portion
  5. Complete health appraisal form to include negative TB test, required immunizations and/or Titers
  6. Two favorable letters of recommendation (from clergy, teacher, or employer)
  7. CPR certificate required (to include BLS/CPR for Health Care Professionals with AED training)
  8. Personal interview

Phone: (734) 479-0660

Gainful Employment Disclosures – 2019
Program Name – Practical Nurse
This program is designed to be completed in 12 months.
This program will cost $29,905 if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $13,583 of debt. This debt amount is based on students completing the program in the 2017-2018 award year. For students starting after July 1, 2019, it is estimated the typical graduate will leave with $14,750 of debt.
Program qualifies students to sit for licensure exam in the following States: Michigan
For more information about graduation rates, loan repayment rates, and post-enrollment earnings about this institution and other postsecondary institutions please click here: https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/