Northwestern Institute of Health and Technology
4641 N. Ashland Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60640
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LPN Program Details
Our LPN program is an Illinois State Board of Nursing-Approved Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) program. It is also North Central Accreditation certified. It prepares the graduate to work as practical nurses in various health care settings offering acute or chronic care services under the supervision of a registered licensed nurse. The program is designed to provide classroom (theory) and clinical experiences in nursing skills which include application of scientific principles, critical thinking, and the nursing process within the scope of the LPN Practice Act. Upon completion of the program, graduates are able to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN) certificate.
The 1,100 contact hour program coursework includes the following core subjects: Fundamentals of Nursing, Pharmacology and Medical Administration, Mental Health Nursing, Pediatric Nursing, Obstetric Nursing, Medical Surgical 1, and Medical Surgical 2. The program is 12-15 months in length depending if the student is registered to the morning or the evening program.