Being in the medical and health field can be one of the most rewarding careers a person can obtain. For those interested in dipping into the nursing field, a licensed practical nurse (LPN) degree can be perfect. An LPN’s role is typically to provide basic nursing care and comfort for the patients, as well as reporting the status of patients to registered nurses and doctors.
Most jobs require completing an accredited practical nursing program, which usually takes about one year to complete. Once completed, your must complete the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) to obtain a license and begin working as an LPN.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|Delta College of Arts & Technology Baton Rouge, LA||18 : 1||270|
|River Parishes Community College Gonzales, LA||56 : 1||3,232|
|Baton Rouge Community College Baton Rouge, LA||55 : 1||8,116|