Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)
Deborah Theysohn, Principal of Career & Tech (RPEC)
Health Science Department link
The 18-month Licensed Practical Nursing Program is a 12th and 13th year secondary extended program. It is designed to prepare students to enter the Licensed Practical Nursing profession with the theories, competencies, attitudes, and abilities to provide high-quality, safe, and appropriate care within various health care settings. The LPN Program is offered to senior high school students or adult applicants. Admission requirements include an 80 or above average in Regents Living Environment and Math A, a completed application, two letters of reference, completion of the entrance exam, and an interview with the program supervisor. Acceptance into the LPN Program will be determined by successful completion of admission requirements and satisfactory performance on the entrance test. This program offers 1,188 hours of instruction including classroom and clinical experiences in preparation for the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN). Upon successful completion of the LPN program and NCLEX-PN, students are eligible to continue their nursing careers via the New York State LPN to RN articulation.
Pre-requisite: Current certification in Adult, Pediatric and Infant CPR (Health Care Provider)
Recommendation: Successful completion of Diversified Health Occupations I with a grade of B or above and teacher recommendation.
College Articulation Agreements:
Columbia-Greene Community College -- http://www.sunycgcc.edu/index.cfm
Corning Community College -- http://www.corning-cc.edu
Bryant & Stratton -- http://www.bryantstratton.edu
LPN to RN Articulation Model for all participating 2 year colleges