Nursing (LPN)

Inlet Grove Community High School students may become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) upon graduation. Our students not only receive classroom instruction, but also have the opportunity to demonstrate a mastery of skills in a comprehensive nursing laboratory. In addition, students practice direct patient care in hospital and community settings under the guidance of professional clinicians. You can also find the Medical Academy Handbook at this Download Link.

Course Information

Years4
CertificationYes
Online CreditNo
Wheel ClassNo
Block ScheduleYes
Prerequisites3.0 GPA
LocationOn Campus
Instructors

Maria Cintron, MS

Education: R.N., B.S. Health Science, M.S. Community Health Administration
Experience: R.N.: Medical centers: Medical & Surgical units, Neuro ICU, PACU, ER, & Acute Care units; in-service educator, management (clinical manager) and administrative positions (assistant director of nursing); school nurse Miami-Dade County schools
Teaching experience: adult CNA, adult PN;
Currently, instructing Senior Practical Nursing and Allied Health

Certifications

  • National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCLEX)
  • National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (EMR)

College Credit

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Career Outlook and Salaries

Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) and licensed vocational nurses (LVNs) provide basic medical care. They work under the direction of registered nurses and doctors.

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Quick Facts: Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

2022 Median Pay$54,620 per year $26.26 per hour
Typical Entry-Level EducationPostsecondary nondegree award
Work Experience in a Related OccupationNone
On-the-job TrainingNone
Number of Jobs, 2022655,000
Job Outlook, 2023-20325% (Faster than average)
Employment Change, 2023-3234,900