The Practical Nursing program is operated with the approval of the Idaho Board of
Nursing. The course of study is designed to provide you with the essential knowledge
and skills to function as a practical nurse. Classes consist of both theory and
hands-on supervised experience. The supervised clinical experience is conducted at
major health care facilities and agencies. Successful completion of the program
requirements earns an Intermediate Technical Certificate in nursing and makes the
student eligible to sit for the national licensure examination (NCLEX-PN) to become
a licensed practical nurse.
The capability to move, lift, and physically support patients
The ability to think under pressure
The ability to work with difficult personality types
Time management skills
What do our student learn?
Administer oral and intravenous medications
Chart in the medical record
Take the patient's vital signs
Change wound dressings
Collect laboratory specimen
Monitor patients for changes
Care for patients after procedures
Supervised by an RN
How Much Do Our Graduates Make?
Over the last year our new PN graduates reported making on average of $20.31 per
hour up to $38.46 per hour. In addition to this, Regional employers offer other
benefits including: paying for advanced degrees, sign on bonuses, and health
Why CEI's LPN Program?
High NCLEX pass rates
95% average pass rate one the licenses exam over the past 5 years
Take 2 classes at the RN level for an easier transition to the RN program
Over 300 clinical hours
PN to RN option
Currently 100% acceptance rate for qualified applicants