April 19, 2014

LPN – Licensed Practical Nurse

KNOEDLER SCHOOL OF PRACTICAL NURSE EDUCATION The Knoedler School of Practical Nurse Education is an 11-month program with an additional externship beginning every September. It is approved by the Ohio State Board of Nursing and accredited by North Central Accreditation. It has been developed to prepare the student to perform basic nursing skills under the direction of a licensed physician or registered nurse.The program includes nursing theory and planned clinical experience in a variety of health care settings. Selected courses include Pharmacology and medication administration, Medical-Surgical Nursing, IV therapy, Pediatrics and Obstetrics. Upon completion of the program, the student is eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for certification as a licensed practical nurse.  The license may be transferred to any state.  The Ohio Board of Nursing may deny, suspend or revoke a license if an applicant has a criminal history.  Successful completion of the program does not guarantee licensure.
Students Learn: Care of Adults and Children (including Obstetrics), Medication Administration, IV Therapy, Communication, Leadership Skills and Patient Teaching.

Gainful Employment Disclosure for 2011-12 Class

  • Program Occupation Codes: SOC 29-2061, CIP 51.3901
  • Program Level: NCLEX
  • Normal Completion Time: 1500 hours. 44 weeks
  • Course Completion Rate:
  • On Time Graduation Rate for Completers: 100%
  • Tuition for On Time Completers: $9,025
  • Placement Rate for Completers: 94%
  • Related Occupations:
  • Link to Occupational Profile: http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/29-2061.00
  • Median loan dept: $8,197
  • Tuition includes books, supplies & fees, No room/board
  • Financial Aid for those who qualify.
Hours 1500
Day Class Times 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Convenient advancement to a registered nurse (R.N.) is available through local colleges and a State Board approved external degree (correspondence) program.

Criteria for selecting students is the responsibility of the school’s Admission Committee.

1. Satisfactory scores on pre-entrance test
2. High School graduate or equivalency
3. Three work/personal references excluding relatives and friends
4. Personal interview with program director or faculty member

PLEASE NOTE: Physical examination report is required after acceptance and prior to enrollment which must include a mandatory drug screen, proof of immunizations for Tdap, Influenza, Hepatitis B, MMR, and Varicella.

Call 440-576-5545 to receive the LPN brochure with the scheduled pre-entrance test dates.

A $30 testing fee is required and early testing is strongly encouraged.

Acceptance letters for the upcoming class are mailed the first week of June.

Employment during the past 20 years of the program’s existence has been virtually 100%. Employment opportunities for the practical nurse continue to abound. For additional information, call 440-576-5545.