Get the Skills to Begin a Career as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in as few as 15 Months
Licensed practical nurses are vital members of today's growing healthcare teams. LPNs work directly with patients and physicians and help concerned family members learn how to best care for their loved ones. If you want a career where you can make a real difference in people's lives, begin your training in the Practical Nursing program at Porter and Chester Institute today!
- Program offered at: Enfield CT, Hamden CT, Rocky Hill CT, Stratford CT, Waterbury CT
- Program length: Day session requires 15 months for completion; Evening session requires 21 months for completion
- Credit Hours: 77
- Graduates earn a diploma
How/When to Apply
We start new sessions on a regular basis.
Next Start Date: October 18, 2021
At Porter and Chester Institute, we're making it easier than ever for you to enroll using our automated application portal. Upload your documents and start the financial aid process without the hassle of drawn-out application processes. And our admissions staff is still available to help you every step of the way. Taking control of your career just got easier!
Under COVID conditions, Practical Nursing courses are delivered in a Hybrid format with lecture and other didactic activities delivered online and labs delivered on-campus with Clinical Experiences occurring at approved off-site locations. Some courses within the program may be delivered fully online, while other courses combine on-campus labs with online lecture material. Some courses within the program may also include online lab simulations. Online, didactic instruction is primarily asynchronous, with assignments and homework accessible 24 hours a day/seven days per week through the Learning Management System (LMS). Students will need to reserve approximately 25-30 hours per week for online educational activities and study and on-campus labs.
Nursing Fundamentals I 2000
Life Science I 2002
Clinical Experience I 2003
Nursing Fundamentals II 2001
Nursing Perspectives Throughout the Lifespan I 2100
Nursing Perspectives Throughout the Lifespan II 2101
Life Science II 2102
Clinical Experience II A 2103A
Medical-Surgical Nursing I 2300
Medical-Surgical Nursing II 2301
Pharmacology I 2104
Clinical Experience II B 2103B
Pharmacology II 2302
Maternal-Child Nursing 2400
Clinical Experience III 2303
Mental Health Nursing 2401
Practical Nurse Seminar 2402
Clinical Experience IV 2403
Tuition Cost (Day Session): $29,900
Tuition Cost (Evening Session): $31,899
Additional Fees: $4,065
Financial aid is available to those who qualify.