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

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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 (2013)

 Graduates
Male3
Female7

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
White10

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: 5,620
    • Average Hourly Rate: $19.78
    • Average Annual Salary: $41,150

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 = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Fayette County Career & Technical Institute - Practical Nursing Program

Uniontown, PA
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School Details

  • Type: Healthcare or Nursing School
  • 65 students completed this program

Programs

  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (C)

Pittsburgh Technical Institute

Oakdale, PA
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 36 students completed this program

Programs

  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (C)
  • Nursing Assistant (C)

Western Area Career and Technology Center

Canonsburg, PA
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School Details

  • Type: Technical College
  • 61 students completed this program

Programs

  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (C)

Indiana County Technology Center

Indiana, PA
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School Details

  • Type: Technical College
  • 27 students completed this program

Programs

  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (C)

Greene County Career and Technology Center

Waynesburg, PA
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School Details

  • Type: Technical College
  • 22 students completed this program

Programs

  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (C)

Lenape Tech School Practical Nursing Program

Kittanning, PA
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School Details

  • Type: Healthcare or Nursing School
  • 66 students completed this program

Programs

  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (C)

Community College of Beaver County

Monaca, PA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 11 students completed this program

Programs

  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (C)

Lawrence County Career and Technical Center - Practical Nursing Program

New Castle, PA
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School Details

  • Type: Healthcare or Nursing School
  • 23 students completed this program

Programs

  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (C)

Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center

Altoona, PA
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School Details

  • Type: Technical College
  • 70 students completed this program

Programs

  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (C)
  • Nursing Assistant (C)

Clarion County Career Center Practical Nursing Program

Shippenville, PA
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School Details

  • Type: Healthcare or Nursing School
  • 16 students completed this program

Programs

  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (C)

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Contact Information

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Admissions Office

  • Phone: (724) 925-4064

Financial Aid Office

  • Phone: (724) 925-4061

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