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Contact our Student Services department at 405-452-5500

 

For Health Programs contact:
April Louderback at
405-452-1234 or alouderback@wwtech.edu

Licensed Practical Nurse

This program prepares the student to become a Licensed Practical Nurse - an important member of the healthcare 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 program will be eligible to take the NCLEX-PN and become licensed through the Board of Nursing.

Direct-Teacher Led Class
SOC Code: 29.2061.00

Prerequisite Courses:
Long Term Care Aide, Anatomy and Physiology, and Medical Terminology.
Certain restrictions apply. Please call if you have any questions.

These courses are available through short-term adult ed classes or the Multi-Skilled Healthcare Provider program.

For more information, contact April Louderback at 405.452.1234 or alouderback@wwtech.edu

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Curriculum / Hours

Introduction to Nursing 40
Fundamentals of Nursing Skills 160
Clinical Nursing I (concurrent) 80
Pharmacology and IV Therapy Skills 66
Medical Surgical Nursing I 78
Clinical Nursing II (concurrent) 224
Medical Surgical Nursing II 78
Clinical Nursing III 232
Maternal-Child Nursing 45
Pediatric Nursing 45
Mental Health Nursing 40
Transition to Practice 45
Clinical Nursing IV 120
Total Hours 1,253

 

Cost

Tuition - In District $3,759
Tuition - Out of District $4,386
Fees $1060
Supplies $703
Books $563
*Additional charges will apply after 12 months

 

Student Organization

HOSA is a international student organization for high school and adult students that promotes career opportunities in the healthcare industry to enhance the delivery of quality healthcare to all people. HOSA provides opportunities for students to enhance their personal and leadership qualities through individual and group projects and through skill competitions which are held on local, state, and national levels.

The WWTC Practical Nursing program is approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing. Graduates of this state-approved program are eligible to apply to write the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for practical nurses. Applicants must meet all state and federal requirements to hold an Oklahoma license to practice nursing. In addition to completing a state-approved nursing education program that meets educational requirements and successfully passing the licensure examination, requirements include submission of an application for licensure, a criminal history records search, and evidence of citizenship or qualified alien status [59 O.S. §§ 567.5 & 567.6]. Questions regarding this matter may be directed to the Oklahoma Board of Nursing, 2915 N. Classen Blvd., Suite 524, Oklahoma City, OK 73106, (405) 962-1800.


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