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South Portland (ME) LPN Training Programs

Find LPN training classes and online LPN programs in South Portland, ME

LPN Certification Classes in South Portland, ME

Its fairly simple to become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in South Portland, ME by completing a state approved education program and then passing the NCLEX-PN exam. The coursework can be completed in approximately one year if attending school full-time. Many students nowadays prefer online learning over a traditional classroom setting. Several South Portland schools offer online LPN programs, although the clinical skills portion of the curriculum must be completed at a local training site. Schools usually partner with local area hospitals and health care clinics to deliver the hands-on training required for practical nursing education.

Newly licensed LPNs can seek employment in South Portland hospitals, health clinics, doctor offices, podiatry offices, dental offices, convalescent homes and assisted living facilities. LPNs work under the direct supervision of a doctor or R.N. and provide the bulk majority of direct patient care, according to the guidelines set forth by the supervisor. Salary and hourly wages for LPNs are usually higher than many other professions that only require a diploma/certificate. This position is ideal for those who like to help others and work in a fast paced environment. Long shifts may be required.

LPN Schools in South Portland (ME)

Intercoast Career Institute

207 Gannett Dr
South Portland, Maine 04106
Phone: (207) 822-9802

Southern Maine Community College

2 Fort Road
South Portland, Maine 04106
Phone: (207) 741-5588

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