Practical Nursing Program

Are you looking for training in Central Florida that prepares you to become a licensed practical nurse? Gwinnett Institute in Orlando offers a Practical Nursing diploma program that trains students for positions delivering basic bedside care to patients.  The program provides the didactic and skills training needed to take the NCLEX-PN examination.*  The program also includes a capstone course designed to prepare graduates for this examination through the use of HESI/Saunders and Kaplan live reviews and outline models.  Employment opportunities include entry-level practical nursing positions in long-term care facilities, nursing homes, hospitals, rehabilitation enters, urgent care facilities, occupational care centers, and physician offices.

Coursework in the program includes the following areas.

  • Vocational Role and Functions for the Practical Nurse
  • Foundations and Fundamentals of Nursing Care
  • Infection Control
  • Body Structure and Function
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Personal and Family Care in Multiple Environments
  • Mental Health Concepts

*While Gwinnett Institute provides test preparation and review assistance to students, it cannot guarantee any student will be able to take or pass any type of licensure exam.  Students must mindful throughout their entire training program that licensure is a required pre-requisite for employment as a nurse and to diligently prepare themselves to meet this important requirement.

Please refer to the catalog for a listing of all courses in your program of interest.

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State Disclosure

Gwinnett Institute (License #4249) is licensed by the Commission for Independent Education of The Florida Department of Education, 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400, (888) 224-6684. The Practical Nursing program is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing (License #NPPN-70-124).

Call us today or complete the “Request More Information” form on the top of the page to take the next step towards your new career in the Practical Nursing Field.