Become a Valued Member of the Healthcare Industry
Upcoming Start Dates:
May 15, 2013 (Barbur Campsus)
August 5, 2013 (Cascade Station Campus)
Becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is a rewarding and challenging career path, ideal for individuals who thrive in fast-paced environments, enjoy working with people, and are interested in a career that contributes to the comfort and well-being of others. Under the direction of doctors and registered nurses, licensed practical nurses work directly with patients. Successful LPN’s are able to multitask, enjoy variety, and can adapt to diverse and potentially challenging situations. Most successful and satisfied licensed practical nurses are good listeners who are able to provide compassionate care.
If you’re looking for a licensed practical nursing program in Oregon, we encourage you to learn more about Sumner College. We have morning and afternoon LPN courses available, and we’re currently accepting applications. Please call 877-629-1044 to learn more about this program or to apply.
How Are We Different?
At Sumner College, our programs are designed with your busy lifestyle in mind. Convenient morning and afternoon classes are offered Monday through Friday. At Sumner College, we schedule your courses for you to assure that program requirements are satisfied. This includes all prerequisite courses required for graduation.
To save you from standing in line at a bookstore, books are issued to you on the first day of class. The college promotes study groups, offers open lab and remediation, and supports NCLEX preparation and proctored testing.
Morning Session (Barbur Campus): 8 AM – 1 PM
Afternoon Session (Barbur & Cascade Station Campus): 1:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Responsibilities of a Licensed Practical Nurse:
- Measure and Record Patient Vital Signs
- Prepare and Administer Medication, Including Injections
- Maintain Patient Comfort
- Provide Wound Care
- Collect Samples for Testing
- Assist with Activities of Daily Living
- Pain Management
With experience, LPN’s may move into managerial positions supervising Nursing Assistants.
Learn more about a career as a Licensed Practical Nurse by visiting our career info page.
Applications Are Now Being Accepted
Complete the form on the right to receive career and program information by email, a Sumner representative will also be calling you within 24 hours. Our admissions representatives are ready to answer your questions and help you start your new career today. We can arrange a campus tour, schedule a meeting with the program director, or help you make an appointment with a financial aid representative. (Financial Aid is available for those who qualify)
Call 1-877-629-1044 or fill out the form to learn how you can prepare for a rewarding career as a Practical Nurse. You can also chat with us using the icon to the left of the page.
Program Disclosure Information:
|Occupational Name:||Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)|
|Program Level:||01 – Undergraduate Certificate|
|Program Length:||13 Months|
|U.S. Dept of Labor O*NET Standard Occupational Classification Codes and Links to Occupational Profiles:||29-2061.00 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses www.onetonline.org/link/summary/29-2061.00|
|On-Time Graduation Rate:||100%|
|Job Placement Rate (Data includes all graduates of the program from 7/1/11 – 6/30/12):||92.4%|
|Median Loan Debt Incurred (For students graduating between 7/1/11 – 6/30/12):||Title IV: $12,833
Private Loans: $5,894
Institutional Financing Plan: $4,080
|Additional Fees:||Application Fee: $50
Books and Supplies: $620
Lab Fee: $1,175
Graduation Fee: $40