Wes Watkins Technology Center
7892 Highway 9
Wetumka, Oklahoma 74883
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This career major includes Core Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology, and Long Term Care Aide, preparing the student to become a licensed practical nurse - an important member of the health care team who works under the supervision or direction of a registered nurse, licensed physician, or dentist. Students will learn the role of the LPN and how to care for a variety of patients including geriatric, pediatric, oncology, and pre/post operative patients. Students will learn how to identify patient problems, identify appropriate interventions and evaluate nursing care. Graduates of this career major will be eligible take the NCLEX-PN and become licensed through the Board of Nursing.
The WWTC Practical Nursing major is a flexible open-entry program designed to be completed in 12-18 months of study. The program is an organized, goal-directed program of study geared towards adult learners, and requires active participation of the student. The program is approximately 50% classroom student and 50% laboratory practice/clinical participation. Students rotate through the larger area healthcare facilities performing procedures and working with professionals. Clinical experience may be on various shift hours. Field trips to metropolitan hospitals are also part of the student's learning experience.