If your friends and family turn to you in a
crisis, it’s because you’re always cool under pressure!
You’re an ideal candidate for Pennsylvania Institute of Technology’s Allied Health Practical
No matter the healthcare setting, chances are you’ve been cared for by a
practical nurse. Practical nurses work under the direction of
physicians, registered nurses, and licensed dentists. While the duties
of practical nurses vary depending on the workplace, practical nurses
- Provides direct, individualized nursing care
- Assists with health care teaching
- Monitor patients’ health status
- Provide support to patients and their families/significant others
- Participates in the planning, implementation, evaluation of nursing care
If you love helping others and you look forward
to new challenges every day, then you’ll thrive as a practical nurse!
As a practical nurse, you have many
opportunities at your fingertips. The passing of recent
makes this a unique time for job growth in all levels of allied health! The focus on patient outcomes and preventative
care will increase the demand for nurses.
Plus, practical nurses will be in high demand. The National League for
Nursing recognizes that the LPN as a valuable member of the health care
team and the 2011 Institute of Medicine report, “The Future of Nursing,”
acknowledges that LPNs are especially important to health care delivery
because of their contributions to care.
P.I.T. students with licenses, certificates and/or an associate degree will be
able to find work in a variety of rewarding healthcare settings, including:
health care systems
P.I.T. launches you into a world of opportunity! You may be able to
transfer your credits to a four- year college or university to pursue
your Bachelor of Science degree. You can start working in your field
right after graduation. You can work in your field and pursue your
bachelor’s degree part-time. P.I.T. will prepare you for the next step
that’s right for YOU.
The Practical Nursing Program’s was placed on provisional approval
status by Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing for first-time NCLEX® Pass
Rate below the required minimum pass rate of 80%.
Nursing Program has performed an evaluation of the program and developed
a performance improvement plan. We feel confident that the plan will
improve our first-time NCLEX® Pass Rate.
The Practical Nursing
Program approval status does not affect the ability of qualified
students to receive financial aid. It will also not prevent students
from earning their practical nursing certificates and graduates from
taking the practical nurse licensure examination.