Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Program primary objective is to build competencies and skills necessary for entry-level employment as a Licensed Practical Nurse.  The program will enable its graduates to acquire training which will enhance upward future promotions. 

Students will have hands-on training along with practical job-related experiences upon successful completion of the program as well as CPR training.  Students taking this program must meet all state requirements for licensure.

The Licensed Practical Nursing Program prepares students to take the NCLEX-PN to become a Licensed Practical Nurse. The program also provides the knowledge and skills necessary to work in a variety of settings, including hospital, nursing home, doctors’ offices, private care, and other healthcare facilities.

This comprehensive program includes, but limited to:

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Medication Administration
  • Medical Terminology
  • Nutrition
  • Basic Nursing Skills
  • Medical/Surgical, Adult, Pediatric, Maternity & Geriatric nursing skills

At the completion of this program, students will be able to perform, but are not limited to:

Activities of Daily Living

Aseptic Technique


Medications; Oral, IM, SQ

Report observations/changes

Computerized charting

Dosage computation

Transfer/transport patients

Infection control


Neurological check

Vital signs

Trach care/suctioning



Specimen Collection

Hand Hygiene

Surgical Preps

Standard Universal Precautions

Job Outlook

“Employment of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses is projected to grow 11 percent from 2018 to 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations. As the baby-boom population ages, the overall need for healthcare services is expected to increase. LPNs and LVNs will be needed in residential care facilities and in-home health environments to care for older patients.” –


Length of Program

1750 clock hours are required.  Classes are held Monday – Friday from 8:00 am to 2:30 pm for 5.5, 27.75 weeks each term for the day program. The night program is Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 4:00 – 9:30 pm for 5, 25-week terms.

Tuition for The Licensed Practical Nurse Program is $14,725.00; additional fees included

Click here to download the LPN application checklist.

More information about our Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) program is coming very soon! In the meantime, if you’d like to learn more abut what we can do and what the program entails, feel free to reach out to us through the contact form below.

LPN Information Request

Allied Health Careers Institute is authorized for operation as a post secondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. In order to view detailed job placement and completion information on the programs offered by Allied Health Careers Institute, please visit

Allied Health Careers Institute

1233 Commerce Park
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Office: (615) 396-8733

Fax: (615) 396-8687

Monday - Friday
8:30am – 5pm

Tennessee Higher Education Commission

312  Rosa L. Parks Ave., 9th Floor
Nashville TN 37243

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