Located at 65 Pleasant Street in Upton, Massachusetts, Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational High School offers adult training in the evening for individuals wishing to work as a licensed practical nurse. The program, which is offered part-time, over a course of 60 weeks, allows students to obtain LPN training in the evenings.
Meeting the state’s mandates set by the Board of Registration for nurses, the program features 1,090 hours of instruction, with at least 945 hours directed toward nursing courses and 540 hours devoted to clinical practice.
The program, which concentrates on geriatric care, is held three times weekly, with one weekend per month devoted to clinical training. Students typically meet from 3:50 p.m. in the afternoon until 10:10 p.m.in the evening. The required weekend clinical is offered during the day or evening hours.
Students receive a certificate of completion at the end of the program and are eligible to take the licensure exam for LPN. Financial assistance is available in the form of Pell Grants and the government’s family education loan programs. Find out more about the training by calling 508-529-7758.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
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Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||37%||$2,771|
|Student Loans (Federal)||45%||$6,073|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and alumni, Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational High School may offer services like:
- Remedial courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Helping students find work after graduation
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program
- Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 2011)
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