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

Online CreditNo
Wheel ClassNo
Block ScheduleYes
Prerequisites3.0 GPA
LocationOn Campus
Nursing Academy Director

Stacey Chavers MSN, RN

Education: Inlet Grove Adult Community School – LPN Certification
Academy of Nursing – ADN/Registered Nurse, Colorado Technical University- BSN Nursing, Colorado Technical University – MSN Nursing Education
Experience: Over 35 years in Blood Banking and Transfusion Services.
Teaching Experience: 7 years LPN and RN professor. 6 years as a NCLEX review Instructor.

Senior Class Nursing Instructor

Maria Cintron, MS

Education: Certified CNA, RN, BSN
Experience: CNA at Delray Medical in the trauma units,  cross trained for unit secretary, EKG technician and monitor tech. Wellington Regional Hospital as a L&D, Postpartum and NICU. BSN. Specialty travel nurse  performing pelvic floor therapy , OB GYN.
Teaching Experience: Currently, instructing Senior Practical Nursing and Allied Health

Junior Class Nursing Instructor

Jonathan Hartung, MS, RN

Education: RN, BSN Palm Beach Atlantic University. Fl. Medical Instructor Certified.
Clinical Experience: Background in post-operative rehab at Nu Vista, Pediatric Nursing at St. Mary’s, Mental Health at St. Mary’s
Teaching Experience: Science, Anatomy Physiology and Disease, General Science Behavioral Health Technician and Junior Practical Nursing

Nursing Instructor

Jeanette Ambersley, RN, MHS, CCRN

Education: Registered Nurse (RN) MHS – Master of Science in Health Science/Minor in Health Education – Trident International University, BSN Nursing – Jacksonville University, CCRN – Certification – Inpatient Obstetrics.
Clinical Experience: Over 16 years in Obstetrics (OB) and Women’s Health to include OB Clinic, Labor and Delivery, Postpartum, Newborn, and Pediatrics at United States Air Force. Obstetrics Travel RN for 5 years.
Teaching Experience: Currently instructing Anatomy & Physiology and Health Science Foundation.


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

College Credit

Find out if you are eligible to receive college credit for certifications earned at Inlet Grove: College Credits (ACE)

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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