If you are dynamic, have a genuine compassion for people and like a fast-paced job, a life-affirming experience awaits you in a career in the health sector as a licensed practical nurse.
Students learn to care for people who are sick, injured, convalescing, or disabled under the direction of physicians and registered nurses. This includes the ability to evaluate patients’ needs and develop patient care plans. Students will also learn to administer prescribed medicine, start intravenous fluid, and provide care to ventilator-dependent patients.
- Infection control
- IV insertion
- Medication administration
- Care of children (pediatrics)