Compare the most highly rated LPN education programs in New York NY
By Sybil Morneau
The Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) profession is an exciting, rewarding and, at times, a very fast paced career. It is essential to attend an accredited program that includes class course work as well as hands on clinical care. The most successful LPN programs are those designed with an eye to the future and ever changing health care technology, needs, methods and equipment. LPN’s work under the direction of a registered nurse and provide basic patient care as well as perform lab tests and dispense medications.
Bronx Community College
Bronx Community College offers a licensed practical nursing program (LPN) with a certificate of completion upon successful completion of the program. The program is worth 56 credits and 22 of those credits are transferable to the registered nurse program in the event the student wishes to continue to RN status. After completion of the first semester, students will be eligible to take the Nurse’s Aide Competency Exam.
The program includes Nursing Skills, anatomy and physiology, nutrition, pharmacology, surgical nursing and microbiology and infection control. Upon successful completion of program, students will be prepared to take the state mandated licensing exam, NCLEX-PN.
Medgar Evers College
Medgar Evers College offers a licensed practical nursing (LPN) that awards a certificate upon completion of the program. Applicants must hold a high school diploma, pass the pre-admission exam, provide documentation of a satisfactory physical exam, be a United States citizen or provide proof of residency, international student status or granted political asylum.
The program takes 3 semesters and 18 months to complete and students who complete the program will be prepared to take the state mandated NCLEX-PN licensing exam. Class work includes Nursing, nutrition, pharmacology, surgical nursing and state board review. Students must complete the program within three years and must pass all nursing and science courses with a grade of B- or better and maintain an overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.7 or better. Students may also repeat one nursing course only once if a grade of B- is not achieved. Students who do not meet the grade and GPA will be expelled from the program.
AMG School of Licensed Practical Nursing
AMG School of Licensed Practical Nursing is accredited by the MSA (Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools) and offers a day and evening program. The day program takes 12 months and classes are held Monday through Friday from 9:00 Am to 3:00 PM. Evening program takes 14 months to complete and are held Monday through Friday from 5:30 PM to 10:30 PM. AMG does not yet offer financial aid, but allows students to pay for each class individually as they proceed through the program.
Applicants must be a high school graduate with a comprehensive background in math and science. Applicants must successfully complete the nursing pre-entrance exam. The program is a combination of class and clinical work and includes nursing skills, patient care, pharmacology, nutrition, microbiology and surgical nursing. Clinical training takes place at the Ruby Western Manor and Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation and area clinics and hospitals in the Health and Hospitals Corporation healthcare system. Surgical clinical studies take place at Brooklyn Hospital Center. Students who enroll in the evening program will be required to participate in the clinical studies that take place during the day.
Students who successfully complete the program will be prepared to take the state mandated licensing NCLX-PN exam. All instructors are certified Nurse Educators.
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