Clover Park Technical College
4500 Steilacoom Blvd. SW
Lakewood, Washington 98499
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Nursing Programs OfferedLPN Programs
LPN Program Details
Prepares the successful graduate for employment as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
This program includes classroom instruction and laboratory experience. Considerable lab time is provided during which the student practices nursing procedures. Introduction to care of clients in a clinical setting occurs during the early phase of the program.
During clinical experience students provide care for a variety of clients in acute, long-term, mental health, and outpatient facilities. The program focuses on the practical nursing role of providing basic care for clients under the supervision of the registered nurse or physician.
The practical nurse assists in implementing the nursing process and health teaching. Satisfactory completion qualifies the graduate to apply for licensure as a practical nurse in the State of Washington and take the NCLEX-PN exam.
Clinical hours vary depending on the facility assigned; student may be assigned to day, evening, and/or weekend shifts.
Students successfully completing the second quarter and 50 hours of pre-clinical experience may be eligible to apply for Nursing Assistant Certification through Washington State DSHS Department of Aging and Adult Services and Department of Health.
This program is approximately four quarters in length, depending on the time students need to satisfactorily complete all graduation requirements. Students must receive 80% or better to progress to the next quarter.