Practical Nurse (PN)
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How the Practical Nursing Certificate Program Can Launch Your Career as a LPN
This one-year certificate program teaches students how to provide basic patient care, administer medication, monitor health, and provide comfort. If you’re passionate about caring for people and making a difference in your community, a career in nursing is right for you.
Students enrolled in the Practical Nursing Certificate program have a curriculum of study that includes medical-surgical, mental health, and family health nursing, pharmacology, and basic nursing skills. See full course details for the Practical Nursing Certificate in the University Catalog. Graduates are prepared to take the *NCLEX-PN® exam for licensure. Upon passing, graduates can qualify for positions as entry-level licensed practical nurses (LPNs).
- Physician Offices
- Nursing Facilities
Continue Your Education
Students completing USU’s PN program may continue on to become a pre-licensure registered nurse and earn an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing degree and be eligible to sit for the NCLEX-RN® Nursing licensure examination.