UAM College of Technology - Mcgehee
1609 East Ash
McGehee, Arkansas 71654
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LPN Program Details
Practical Nurses are in demand more today than ever before, with current shortages in most health-related occupations. Healthcare is the second largest industry in the United States. Taking our Practical Nursing program is one of the best ways to begin a fulfilling career in this field. After a year of study with us, you will be qualified to sit for the NCLEX (National Council Licensure Examination) for Practical Nursing. Once you have passed this exam, you can go right to work as an LPN in a hospital, nursing home, doctor’s office, or other facility.
Upon successful completion of the Practical Nursing program at UAM College of Technology, McGehee the student should have the ability to:
-Pass the NCLEX-PN on the first writing.
-Obtain a practical nurse license in the state in which they reside.
-Enter the workforce with the competencies of an entry level practical nurse.
-Provide safe, appropriate, holistic, nursing care, utilizing the nursing process, to individuals of diverse cultures, developmental stages, ages, genders, races across the lifespan in various practice settings.
-Communicate and collaborate successfully and appropriately with other healthcare providers and clients (individuals, families, communities) in the prevention of disease, and maintenance and promotion of health.
-Assume legal and ethical responsibilities and accountability in the practice of practical nursing as defined by the Arkansas Nurse Practice Act.
-Join a professional organization to strengthen professional relationships and stay current on trends, issues and concerns of the nursing profession.