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|
|Pioneer Pacific College Beaverton, OR||16 : 1||740|
|Oregon Coast Community College Newport, OR||45 : 1||452|
|Central Oregon Community College Bend, OR||38 : 1||4,818|
|Chemeketa Community College Salem, OR||49 : 1||9,347|
|Institute of Technology Salem, OR||339|
|Mt Hood Community College Gresham, OR||48 : 1||7,463|
|Rogue Community College Grants Pass, OR||66 : 1||4,634|
|Lane Community College Eugene, OR||47 : 1||8,861|
|Klamath Community College Klamath Falls, OR||49 : 1||1,715|
|Treasure Valley Community College Ontario, OR||44 : 1||1,721|
|Sumner College Portland, OR||24 : 1||329|