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Practical Nursing

Career & Technical Certificate


Modes of Instruction

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KC’s Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) program has prepared over 1,296 LPNs since 1980 for a career in healthcare. In just 11 months, students can start their career in a variety of settings, including hospitals, long-term care settings, doctor's offices, outpatient clinics, home health, or hospice. KC's program features: 

  • New students admitted twice per year
  • State-of-the-art simulation lab
  • Board exam pass rates above state and national average

This is a three-semester program leading to a certificate. The graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX). Graduates who pass the exam may apply to become Licensed Practical Nurses. LPNs work in a variety of healthcare settings, providing direct patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse or physician.

The current 2023 NCLEX-PN pass rate is 100%.

What You Can Do

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse

To apply to the College, please click the Apply button below. To apply to this program, scroll to the bottom of the page and under “Additional Information”, choose the Allied Health Applications link.

Apply

How to Apply to the Program

1. Apply to Kaskaskia College (see link above).

2. Fill out the Allied Health Application. The link contains applications to all the Kaskaskia College Allied Health Programs

Questions? Learn more about the  Nursing Program Application Process.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate individualized, evidence-based nursing care for clients according to the nursing process.
  • Develop open communication with clients and their support systems.
  • Organize client-centered care with other health care team members based on nursing judgment.
  • Recognize the need for a commitment to lifelong learning and quality improvement according to regulations of the nursing profession.

Program Details

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LPN Faculty

Marsha Baro

Marsha Baro

Assistant Professor Nursing/LPN
Rebecca McElhose

Rebecca McElhose

Assistant Professor Nursing/LPN
Kim Storm

Kim Storm

Professor Nursing/LPN
KC Strieker

KC Strieker

Associate Professor Nursing/LPN

Contact Us

Kim Storm

Professor Nursing/LPN

Phone  |  618-545-3332

Location  |  Main Campus

Office  |  Nursing, N 118

Admissions

Phone  |  618-545-3040

Fax  |  618-545-3393

Location  |  Main Campus

Office  |  Health and Business, HB 100

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