This is an Acceptance Career Field/Major. Applications are no longer being accepted for classes beginning August 2017. The next application period will be announced at a later date.

New Application Booklets are available each January by clicking on Application Information in the right sidebar or a printed version will also be available in the Information and Enrollment Center. Booklets include information on prerequisites and application deadlines. Please call 364-5763, ext. 7260 to schedule an appointment with a career advisor to prepare for the next application period.

Practical Nursing

Adults Only

This program prepares students to care for ill, injured, convalescent, and disabled patients in hospitals, clinics, doctor’s offices, private homes, long term care facilities, other medical care facilities, and even clinical research. Duties vary depending on each state’s nurse practice act (regulations). Students provide basic nursing care, perform assessments and administer care to clients under the direct supervision of physicians, dentists or registered nurses. They are responsible for supervision of Certified Nurse Aides, Certified Medication Aides, and Advanced Unlicensed Assistants.

Courses
Title
Prerequisite - Medical Terminology
Concepts of Nursing
Anatomy and Physiology
Fundamentals of Nursing
Clinical I Basic Nursing
Pharmacology and Intravenous Therapy Skills
Pediatric Nursing
Clinical II Maternal/Newborn, Pediatric and Mental Health
Maternal Newborn Nursing
Medical Surgical Nursing I
Clinical III - Medical Surgical Nursing (Parts I and II)
Mental Health Concepts
Medical Surgical Nursing II
Transition to Practice
Clinical IV - Transition to Practice
Class Times
8:30 - 12:30
1:20 - 4:10
4:00 - 10:00
Monday - Friday (Day Session); Monday - Thursday (Evening Session)
Clinical schedules will vary by site.
Required Clinicals/Labs/OJT
  • Required Clinicals
Student Organizations
General Information
Start Date: 
August
Notice: 
Practical Nurse is an Acceptance program. Applications are now being accepted for classes beginning August 2017. The application period is open until the end of business, June 19, 2017. New Application Booklets are available each January in the Information and Enrollment Center. Booklets include information on prerequisites and application deadlines.
Hours: 
1415
Who Can Enroll: 
Adults Only
Financial Aid Information
Start your application today at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
More information about MNTC’s Financial Aid services can be found here.
Financial Aid Eligibility: 
Title IV Eligible
Loan Debt: 
$0.00
CIP Code: 
51.3901
Completion Information
Positive Placement Rate includes Military, Continuing Education and all Employment, related or not related. The rate information provided below is based on the most current data available.
On-Time Adult Completion Rate: 
93.5%
Positive Placement Rate: 
94.7%
Occupations
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Triage Licensed Practical Nurse (TRIAGE LPN)
Wages SOC Code
US - $15.63 - $29.05 Hourly; $32,510 - $60,420 Annually
OK - $14.98 - $23.73 Hourly; $31,170 - $49,350 Annually
29-2061.00 - Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
Attributes & Abilities
  • Judgment & Decision Making
  • Monitoring, Coordination
  • Deductive Reasoning
  • Written Comprehension
  • Speech Clarity
College Credit

Advanced Standing or Prior Learning Assessment college credit may be applied at particular colleges. Please see instructor(s) for details and latest information.
College Connection has more information.

MNTC’s Practical Nursing graduates qualify for direct articulation into Associate Degree nursing programs at some Oklahoma colleges, pending acceptance to the college and its nursing program. The number of credit hours awarded will be determined by the college. The MNTC PN graduate must have graduated within the past five years and hold a current Oklahoma licensure as an LPN. Most Oklahoma colleges will allow an LPN to take challenge examinations for college credit.
Accreditation/Certification
Certifications Available: 
  • National Council Licensure Examination for Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurses (NCLEX-PN)
MNTC National and State Accreditations