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Columbia (MD) LPN Training Programs

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LPN Certification Classes in Columbia, MD

Its fairly simple to become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Columbia, MD 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 Columbia 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 Columbia 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 Columbia (MD)

Howard Community College

10901 Little Patuxent Pkwy
Columbia, MD 21044

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