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 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
- Provide direct, individualized nursing care
- Assist with health care teaching
- Monitor patients’ health status
- Provide support to patients and their families/significant others
- Participate in planning, implementation, and 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. graduates with
certificates are eligible to take the licensure examination (NCLEX®-PN)
and will be able to find work in a variety of rewarding healthcare
- Prison health care
P.I.T. launches you into a world of opportunity! You will be able to use
your credits towards an associate degree at P.I.T. or, better yet, 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 degree part-time. P.I.T. will prepare you for
the next step that’s right for YOU.
While at P.I.T. you can obtain an associate degree in Allied Health-Practical Nursing!