Our Licensed Practical Nurse Program
Today, nurses are more important than ever in medical settings, from hospitals and clinics to doctors’ offices to home health care and more. At the Chancellor Institute, our goal is not only to provide the targeted education you need to explore career opportunities in this growing field but to also offer flexible scheduling options that work for every student.
If you’re looking for diploma programs in nursing and allied health care fields that offer 100% state board passage and LPN placement rates for graduates, Chancellor Institute is the post-secondary school that meets your expectations and provides opportunities to advance in your chosen field. With our LPN hybrid programs, you’ll have options for in-person and online classes that are designed to serve the needs of working adults.
Maybe you’re interested in a licensed practical nurse online program that will help you to kick off your nursing career or transition from another field. Perhaps you’re looking to further your education for other reasons. Our accessible and accredited online platform offers educational courses, along with an intuitive forum for discussions and real-time, live lectures with video conferencing.
What is a Practical Nurse (LPN)?
LPN/LVNs care for ill, injured or convalescing patients or persons with disabilities in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, private homes, group homes, and similar institutions. LPN/LPN may work under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. Licensing required.
Practical Nursing Training
When you enroll as a student in Chancellor Institute Practical Nursing diploma program, you will learn field-specific subject matter such as medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and Human growth and Development, Nursing Pharmacology and Nursing core classes. You will also experience clinical training in head to toe assessments, the nursing process, care planning, administer medications, start IV fluids, and many other clinical skills.
CI’s diploma program includes a 700-hour unpaid clinical rotation that offers a chance to receive real-world, hands-on training under supervision in facilities such as a Rehabilitation Hospital, Long-Term care Facility, Physician offices, Surgical Center, Detox Center or Rehab center. The PN program prepares students to sit for the Florida Board of Nursing (NCLEX). Once the student passes the NCLEX exam, they will become an LPN/LVN and will be to practice as a nurse.
What is the job outlook as an LPN/LVN?
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment opportunities for LPNs and licensed vocational nurses (LVNs) are predicted to grow by 9 percent between 2019 and 2029, with a demand for over 65,000 LPNs and LVNs during that time. In other words, now is a great time to invest in your future by signing up for a licensed practical nurse online program through the Chancellor Institute.
It’s an exciting time to enter the field of nursing. More health care professionals will be necessary to serve the aging Baby Boomer population and to meet the growing demand for in-home health care, but there are also incredible advances in technology that are changing the medical landscape. You can be part of this and enjoy untold opportunities for advancement when you choose LPN hybrid programs that let you learn while you continue to earn at your current job.
The over-65 population is expected to double by 2060. Considering that over 85% of older adults have at least one chronic condition (and over 60% have at least two), the demand for qualified health care workers is likely to increase in the coming years.
This will create ongoing opportunities for health care professionals to grow and advance, especially the ones that choose to continue their education after earning an LPN license. The coming years may even bring new roles and opportunities for qualified nursing professionals.
Whether you decide to get right to work and consider additional education later or you want to immediately continue to build on what you’ve learned so far, an LPN license can be a great stepping stone toward additional educational opportunities. You may be interested in an LPN-to-RN (registered nurse) program, which takes about 1-2 years to complete and results in an Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN).
Perhaps you might be more interested in a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). While this degree program takes 3-4 years to complete, it will result in additional job opportunities, increased job responsibilities, and greater earning potential.
If you enjoy being an LPN, you can also consider specialized certifications that increase opportunities for placement and advancement. By increasing your expertise in one or more areas, you will not only make yourself a more valuable candidate for employment, but you will also increase your earning potential and gain the chance to seek jobs in a niche that will best suit your personal goals and preferences.
What to Expect with Our Licensed Practical Nurse Online Program
At the Chancellor Institute, we understand the needs of modern students. Our programs are designed to deliver a quality education that will help you to advance in your chosen career. We also provide accommodations that are perfectly suited for working students.
What can you expect when you sign up for LPN online classes? First and foremost, Chancellor Institute is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), which means that our curriculum meets quality standards and facilitates a transfer of credits should students seek further education after completing their LPN program. Beyond that, we’re pleased to offer flexible in-person and online courses that will fit your busy schedule, even if you continue to work while you attend classes.
We wanted to create a learning environment that improved on outdated educational models, offering better and more accommodating practices that facilitate student learning and growth. With student-focused courses and one-on-one help, our online and hybrid (online and in-person) programs offer the progressive learning atmosphere that modern and working students expect.
We understand those strong relationships between students and staff help to create an engaging experience, so students will have the best chance to learn and succeed. When this is paired with affordable tuition, it ensures opportunities for students to pursue their dreams and enter a field that will only continue to grow in the coming years.
How to Qualify for LPN Online Classes at the Chancellor Institute
To enroll in a licensed practical nurse program at the Chancellor Institute, students must meet certain qualifying standards. Enrollment is limited to applicants age 17 or older (at the time of enrollment), but younger students may enroll with the assistance of a parent or guardian.
Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED. Those who have attended a previous nursing education program must provide an official or unofficial transcript prior to enrollment. Students must submit to and pass a Level II background check. In addition, you’ll need to obtain and submit additional documents for clinical rotation.
Students will also have to present documentation of a physical examination to qualify, and it must include proof of MMR and tuberculosis immunizations. If you test positive for TB, you must undergo a chest X-ray.
The Chancellor Institute also requires students to take an entrance exam as a condition of enrollment. Students must take the SmarterMeasure Learning Readiness Indicator and pass the basic entrance exam of math and reading with a score of 75% or higher. If you already have an associate’s degree or a higher degree, you will be exempt from this prerequisite. Finally, every student must submit an admissions essay, as well.
At the Chancellor Institute, our goal is to make higher education and exciting new career opportunities accessible, which is why we offer hybrid and LPN online programs that appeal to both high school and college graduates, as well as working adults.
If you’re interested in moving into a growing health care field, where you can help others, advance your career, and increase earning opportunities, the Chancellor Institute is here to help.