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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Program at Westmoreland County Community College (WCCC)

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  • FAFSA School Code: 010176
  • Phone: (724) 925-4000

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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Program

The licensed practical nurse program at Westmoreland County Community College prepares students for careers in hospitals, convalescent centers, clinics, home care, and physicians' offices. The program focuses on preparing individuals to assist in providing general nursing care under the direction of a registered nurse, physician, of dentist. Program courses include: patient vital signs, critical thinking and technology, applying sterile dressings, patient health education, and assistance with examinations and treatment. Get more details below including other Pennsylvania colleges that offer licensed practical nurse (LPN) program.

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Students Enrolled in the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. WCCC offers a less than two-year award program in licensed practical nurse (LPN).

Students by Gender (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Male3
Female12

Students by Race (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Black2
White13

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) program at Westmoreland County Community College, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

  • Description:

    Care for ill, injured, or convalescing patients or persons with disabilities in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, private homes, group homes, and similar institutions. May work under the supervision of a registered nurse. Licensing required.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses employment is expected to grow at a rate of 22.4% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Pittsburgh, PA
      • Total Employment: 5,800
      • Average Hourly Rate: $19.56
      • Average Annual Salary: $40,680

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Programs in Pennsylvania

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Community College of Beaver County

Monaca, PA
Type: Community College

10 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (C)
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Mercyhurst College

Erie, PA
Type: 4-Year Private College

78 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (C)
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Harrisburg Area Community College - Harrisburg

Harrisburg, PA
Type: Community College

80 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (C)
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Pennsylvania College of Technology

Williamsport, PA
Type: Community College

7 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (A)
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York College Pennsylvania

York, PA
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (B)
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Reading Area Community College

Reading, PA
Type: Community College

30 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (C)
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Lehigh Carbon Community College

Schnecksville, PA
Type: Community College

34 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (C)
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Northampton County Area Community College

Bethlehem, PA
Type: Community College

40 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (C)