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Credential Issued: Diploma
Program Totals Clock Hours: 1566


This program will prepare the student in the following subjects: fundamentals of nursing, medical, surgical, obstetric, pediatric, geriatric nursing. Theoretical Instruction and clinical experiences will take place in acute care, long term & in the community setting. Theoretical instruction and concepts include nutrition, human growth and development over the lifespan, body structure and functions, interpersonal relation skills, family relations, mental health concepts, pharmacology and administration of medication, legal aspects and practice. The program entails clinical & simulation experiences, skills laboratory and nursing theory.

By the end of the program, the graduate will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the use of scientific knowledge and proper medical terminology when implementing nursing care.
  • Use the nursing process as a framework to deliver care to patients of all ages in a variety of clinical settings.
  • Follow basic principles of nursing practice and legal standards to perform skills.
  • Participate as a member of the health care team to promote, maintain, and restore health.
  • Develop strategies that promote ongoing personal and professional adjustments for employment as a practical nurse.


The purpose of this program is to prepare students for a career as a licensed practical nurse. Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) function as an important part of the health care team, providing patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse (RN) or a licensed physician.

Furthermore, practical nurses take care of patients including feeding, bathing, and maintaining patient charts. They administer medication and monitor equipment. They also assess and monitor the health and illness of patients. Practical nurses are predominantly employed by physicians’ offices, home health care agencies, nursing homes, hospitals, and clinics.


Currently, we do not offer financial aid through FASFA. However, you can contact your local Florida Works, and if you qualify, they may assist you with paying for some of our courses.

We do accept payment plans. If you are interested in a payment plan, please contact us for more information.

Please see student handbook or call us for more information regarding tuition and fee.


We require a deposit to secure your spot plus the application & registration fees. At the time of registration, you will be required to fill out a registration packet as well as place your deposit. The remaining balance is due on or before the first day of class. You can register online or in person.


The dress code:

  1. Solid color blue scrub uniform (top and bottom), face mask, & sneaker
  2. Only religious head dressing is allowed during class.


Course Number and Title Total Clock Hours
AHP215 – Anatomy and Physiology 96
PNR104 – Basic Skills, Quality & Safety in Nursing Practice 20
PNR105 – Pharmacology & Medication Administration 72
PNR106 – Foundations of Nursing 256
PNR108 – Nursing Process & Geriatric Nursing 174
PNR200 – Mental Health / Family Care 78
PNR201 – Medical-Surgical Nursing I 96
PNR203 – Obstetrics / Family Care 128
PNR204 – Pediatric Nursing / Family Care 128
PNR205 – Concepts of Leadership & Collaboration 10
PNR206 – Medical-Surgical Nursing II 250
PNR207 – Transition to PN/VN Practice 100
PNR208 – Concepts of Community-Based Nursing 20
PNR209 – Integration, Personal Family and Community Health 90
PSY278 – Human Growth and Development 24
SCI115 – Fundamentals of Human Nutrition 24
SCI115 – Fundamentals of Human Nutrition 24
Column Total 1566


Applicants must meet the following requirements before being admitted:

  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Pay a non-refundable registration fee.
  • Driver’s License and Social Security Card.
  • Have a high school diploma/transcript or GED.
  • Pass Comprehensive TABE with a score of 75% or higher.
  • Have a personal interview with the Program Director.
  • Submit a signed enrollment agreement.
  • Must have the following documents before the first day of class:
    • Level II Background Check
    • 12 Panel Drug Screening Test Results
  • Must have the following documents before clinical rotation::
    • Medical report attesting to good health.
    • Provide proof of negative PPD within the past 6 months or chest X-ray within 1 year.
    • Proof of immunizations: Polio, Tetanus, Hepatitis B series, Varicella and Influenza titers during flu season.


Full-time students will complete this program in 12 months.

***Note: The catalog and the enrollment agreement constitute a binding contract between the student and Palm Beach Career (PBC) – School of Allied Health Sciences. Please read both carefully prior to signing the enrollment agreement..

Please contact us for the next available class.

Cancellation before the start of class will result in a refund of all monies paid, except for the NON-REFUNDABLE application and registration fees.

*Schedule and/ or program subject to change without notice.