Practical Nursing – Dual

This program is designed to prepare competent practical nurses for a challenging career in health care. The licensed practical nurse is a vital member of the health care team and functions in a variety of health care settings. The role of LPN, as defined in the Florida Nurse Practice Act, is to perform selected acts, including the administration of treatments and medications in the care of ill, injured or infirmed, and the maintenance of health and prevention of illness of others, under the direction of a registered nurse, a licensed physician, or a licensed dentist. Physical and dental exams are required. The state licensure examination follows graduation. This program is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing.
Students must be able to pass a Level 2 background check, drug test, TB test and physical. Students must be able to drive to clinicals. They will attend CTC for 4 class periods in year one. Students attend CTC Full time in year two and do their core senior requirements through Charlotte Virtual School (CVS). Students earn Advanced Placement credit in this program.

Next Start Date: August 2020


High school student admittance is based on current academic course history,
grade point average, FSA scores, attendance record and faculty recommendation.

Practical Nursing Teaches:

  • Practical Nursing Foundations 1 (300 hours)
  • Practical Nursing Foundations 2 (300 hours)
  • Medical Surgical Nursing 1 (300 hours)
  • Medical Surgical Nursing 2 (300 hours)
  • Comprehensive Nursing &
    Transitional Skills (150 hours)

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Industry Certifications Offered in this Program


Program Length:

9 Credits



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ONET Government occupation information

  • Federal CIP Code: 51.3901
  • Program Number: 8418300

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