Apollo Career Center
3325 Shawnee Rd.
Lima, Ohio 45806
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LPN Program Details
The Licensed Practical Nursing Program is a 10 month- 1376 hour program consisting of Classroom and Clinical Experience - which is attained at local hospitals or long-term care facilities. Coursework includes general and specialized nursing subjects.
Approximately 40% of the program is spent providing nursing care in health care institutions throughout the region.
This course includes Nursing Principles and Skills, Body Structure and Function, Medical and Surgical Nursing, Nursing Issues, Pharmacology, Normal Nutrition, Normal Growth and Development, Maternity Nursing, Nursing of Children, and Pre-employment Skills.
Upon Completion of Coursework the student is awarded a certificate- career passport and becomes eligible to sit for the State Board Exam.
-You must be 18 years of age or older.
-Graduate from a State Department of Education approved high school or have GED equivalency certificate.
-Pass required standards on pre-entrance and assessment tests which evaluate math and reading skills.
-Interview with the director.
-Provide personal and employer references.
-Submit health information.
-Must be able to transfer clients safely, read charts and collect objective data, such as auscultation of body sounds. Immunizations are required.