Start your nursing career as a Practical Nurse with a one year training program

Browse our list of approved LPN programs in Florida (FL)

Nursing is a career that is in great demand. It offers a flexible work schedule, excellent health care benefits, and a decent salary. An entry level degree for nursing is the LPN certification. Practical nurses (also called vocational nurses) make up over twenty percent of all nurses. This career is popular because it typically only requires one year of full-time study to complete. An LPN nurse works under the direct supervision of an RN, physician, or LPN charge nurse.

An LPN nurse spends the day measuring vital signs, monitoring medications for dosage and patient compliance. If they notice a change in a patient, they are responsible to report this to their supervisor or doctor. The average salary for an LPN is just under $20 per hour in Florida.

Florida LPN programs are offered in high schools, secondary vocational-technical centers, community colleges, or hospitals. If a student already knows while they are in high school that this is the career they want, they can apply for acceptance at one of the health high school magnet programs and graduate with a high school degree and the course work for the LPN completed.

The classes you will be attending will deal with the basic nursing concepts of physiology, nutrition, first-aid anatomy, social sciences and nursing theory. You will also cover biology, medical terminology, practical nursing skills,medical and surgical disorders, patient care, body structure and functions, and health care systems. You will be expected to participate in clinicals so that you can receive valuable hands on experience. You are also required to take an HIV and AIDS course and a 1-hour course on domestic violence. You will need to show a diploma or transcript as proof high school diploma or equivalent in order to be accepted into a Florida LPN program. Once you have your license, you must renew it every two years.

Students must complete a total of almost fifteen hundred hours including the courses, lab work, and clinical rotations. You have up to three opportunities to pass a written examination given by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing after completing the nursing program. The exam fee is two hundred dollars. Many people have discovered how convenient online classes can be and have made arrangements to set up their clinicals at a local medical facility.


LPN Training Classes in Florida

Southern Technical College provides education and training in a variety of medical and technical areas that enable graduates to obtain entry-level employment. As a student at Southern Technical College, you will have the opportunity learn in several different ways.

Programs:

  • A.S. - Nursing
  • Diploma - Medical Assistant
  • A.S. - Medical Assistant
Locations: Fort Myers
  • Accelerate your nursing career, deliver better patient care and earn 28 CNEs with Vohra’s Wound Certified Nurse (VWCN™) distinction. Use code HELLO50 for $50 off any Wound Care Certification program.
  • 11 Core Modules
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  • 28 ANCC Continuing Nursing Education Credits
  • Wound Care Certification

Programs:

  • Wound Care Certification

Get Personalized Attention at UMA

Ultimate Medical Academy is committed to helping you succeed in a healthcare career. That’s why we offer assistance from the very beginning, throughout training, and even after you graduate. One-on-one tutoring, pre-interview coaching, job search assistance, alumni services—they’re all included in our competitively priced tuition.

 

Programs:

  • Nursing Assistant
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Medical Assistant
Locations: Clearwater

Fortis Institute can give you the skills you need to train for a career in the healthcare field.

* Programs vary by location

* Please contact each individual campus for accreditation information


Programs:

  • Practical Nursing
  • Associate Degree in Nursing
  • Medical Assistant
Locations: Miami

About City College

Since 1984, City College, a private not-for-profit university, has been dedicated to providing a hands-on, practical and relevant college education to students in Florida and online. Our mission is to educate and train students in their chosen major, in preparation for employment in specific career fields. Whether you are a recent high school graduate, an adult thinking about returning to college, or a military veteran seeking a new civilian career, the City College Office of Admissions will help you make the right choice for your unique situation and begin a rewarding new career.

We offer our students an atmosphere of caring and respect. At City College you’re not just a student, you’re family.

Programs:

  • D.P. - Medical Assisting
  • A.S. - A.H. - Medical Assisting
Locations: Altamonte Springs

At Florida Career College, our supportive faculty and staff are committed to helping you build a life and a future you can be proud of! We have dedicated financial aid representatives who will meet with you one-on one-to help you explore your payment options. Tutoring is available for when you need extra help and once it’s time to look for jobs, a dedicated career services representative will help you with your resume, interview skills and employer connections!

 

Programs:

  • Patient Care Technician (10-Month Diploma Program)
  • Medical Assistant Technician (10-Month Diploma Program)
Locations: Tampa
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    List of LPN Schools in Florida (FL)

    Complete list of Florida schools that offer state approved LPN training programs:

    LEE COUNTY HIGH TECHNICAL CENTER-CENTRAL-LPN

    Fort Myers, FL

    LEE COUNTY HIGH TECH CENTER

    Fort Myers, FL

    LINCOLN TECHNICAL INSTITUTE-LPN

    Fern Park, FL

    LEE COUNTY HIGH TECHNICAL CENTER-NORTH-LPN

    Cape Coral, FL

    LAKE TECHNICAL CENTER-LPN

    Eustis, FL

    MEDVANCE INSTITUTE-LPN

    Stuart, FL

    MEDVANCE INSTITUTE- MIAMI

    Miami, FL

    MERCY HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF PRACTICAL NURSING-LPN

    Miami, FL

    MEDVANCE INSTITUTE-PALM SPRINGS-LPN

    Palm Springs, FL

    MEDICAL PREP INSTITUTE OF TAMPA BAY

    Tampa Bay, FL

    LOCKLIN TECHNICAL CENTER

    Milton, FL

    LIVELY TECHNICAL CENTER-LPN

    Tallahassee, FL

    MANATEE TECHNICAL INSTITUTE-LPN

    Bradenton, FL

    LORENZO WALKER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY-LPN

    Naples, FL

    KEISER CAREER COLLEGE-GREEN ACRES-LPN

    Green Acres, FL

    GREEN CROSS SCHOOL OF NURSING – LPN

    Miami, FL

    GALEN HEALTH INSTITUTE OF TAMPA BAY – LPN

    Saint Petersburg, FL

    HEALTH EDUCATION TRAINING SCHOOL, LLC

    North Miami, FL

    GULF COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE-GULF/FRANKLIN CENTER

    Port St. Joe, FL

    FLORIDA NATIONAL COLLEGE – MIAMI-LPN

    Miami, FL

    FLORIDA NATIONAL COLLEGE – HIALEAH – LPN

    Hialeah, FL

    FORTIS COLLEGE- PN

    Tampa, FL

    FLORIDA STATE COLLEGE OF JACKSONVILLE – LPN

    Jacksonville, FL

    INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY TRAINING CENTER-LPN

    North Miami, FL

    INSTITUTE FOR ALLIED MEDICAL PROFESSIONS-LPN

    Delray Beach, FL

    WITHLACOOCHEE TECHNICAL INSTITUTE-LPN

    Inverness, FL

    INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS, INC.

    Boca Raton, FL

    HOPE HEALTH CAREERS, INC-LPN

    Pompano Beach, FL

    HEALTH OPPORTUNITY TECHNICAL CENTER-LPN

    Miami, FL

    INDIAN RIVER STATE COLLEGE-LPN

    Fort Pierce, FL

    IMMOKALEE TECHNICAL CENTER-LPN

    Immokalee, FL

    MIAMI DADE COLLEGE-SCHOOL OF NURSING-LPN

    Miami, FL

    TAYLOR COLLEGE-LPN

    Belleview, FL

    TAMPA BAY TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL-LPN

    Tampa, FL

    TECHNI-PRO INSTITUTE, INC-LPN

    Boca Raton, FL

    TECHNICAL EDUCATION CENTER-OSCEOLA-LPN

    Kissimmee, FL

    SUWANNEE-HAMILTON TECHNICAL CENTER-LPN

    Live Oak, FL

    SOUTH TECH ACADEMY-LPN

    Boynton Beach, FL

    SOUTH FLORIDA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-LPN

    Avon Park, FL

    SUNSHINE TRAINING CENTER

    North Miami Beach, FL

    SOUTHWEST FLORIDA TECHNICAL INSTITUTE

    Bradenton, FL

    WALTON CAREER DEVELOPMENT CENTER-LPN

    Defuniak Springs, FL

    VIRGINIA COLLEGE-LPN

    Pensacola, FL

    WEST LAWRENCE ACADEMY, INC.

    Fort Myers, FL

    WASHINGTON-HOLMES TECHNICAL CENTER

    Chipley, FL

    VINTEX TRAINING INSTITUTE-LPN

    Miami, FL

    THE CENTER FOR ALLIED HEALTH AND NURSING EDUCATION – LPN

    Tampa, FL

    THE CENTER FOR ALLIED HEALTH & NURSING EDUCATION

    Jacksonville, FL

    TRAVISS CAREER CENTER-LPN

    Lakeland, FL

    TOM P. HANEY TECHNICAL CENTER-LPN

    Panama City, FL

    SIGMA INSTITUTE OF HEALTH CAREERS-LPN

    Oakland Park, FL

    PALM BEACH VOCATIONAL INSTITUTE – PRACTICAL NURSING

    Lantana, FL

    PALM BEACH STATE COLLEGE-LPN

    Lake Worth, FL

    PENSACOLA STATE COLLEGE-LPN

    Pensacola, FL

    PASCO-HERNANDO COMMUNITY COLLEGE-LPN

    New Port Richey, FL

    PALM BEACH COUNTY SCHOOLS PN PROGRAM

    West Palm Beach, FL

    NORTH BROWARD TECHNICAL CENTER, INC.

    Deerfield Beach, FL

    MILLENIA HEALTHCARE INSTITUTE, INC.

    West Palm Beach, FL

    ORLANDO TECHNICAL EDUCATION CENTERS-ORLANDO TECH-LPN

    Orlando, FL

    NORTH FLORIDA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-LPN

    Madison, FL

    SANTA FE COLLEGE-LPN

    Gainesville, FL

    SABER SCHOOL-LPN

    Miami, FL

    SEMINOLE STATE COLLEGE-LPN

    Altamonte Springs, FL

    SARASOTA COUNTY TECHNICAL INSTITUTE

    Sarasota, FL

    ROSE TRAINING INSTITUTE-LPN

    Winter Haven, FL

    PINELLAS TECHNICAL EDUCATION CENTER-ST PETERSBURG-LPN

    Saint Petersburg, FL

    PINELLAS TECHNICAL EDUCATION CENTER-CLEARWATER-LPN

    Clearwater, FL

    RIDGE CAREER CENTER-LPN

    Winter Haven, FL

    RASMUSSEN COLLEGE- PASCO CAMPUS

    Holiday, FL

    BROWARD COUNTY BLANCHE ELY HIGH SCHOOL – LPN

    Pompano Beach, FL

    DADE COUNTY MIAMI-LAKES TECHNICAL CENTER – LPN

    Miami Lakes, FL

    ERWIN TECHNICAL CENTER – LPN

    Tampa, FL

    BROWARD COUNTY SHERIDAN TECHNICAL CENTER – LPN

    Hollywood, FL

    DESOTO COUNTY SCHOOL – LPN

    Arcadia, FL

    DR. EARL LENNARD HIGH SCHOOL

    Ruskin, FL

    BROWARD COUNTY ATLANTIC TECHNICAL CENTER – LPN

    Coconut Creek, FL

    DADE COUNTY HOMESTEAD SENIOR HIGH – LPN

    Homestead, FL

    FIRST COAST TECHNICAL COLLEGE – LPN

    St Augustine, FL

    BROWARD – MCFATTER TECHNICAL CENTER – LPN

    Davie, FL

    DADE COUNTY MIAMI EDISON HIGH SCHOOL – LPN

    Miami, FL

    FAITH MEDICAL INSTITUTE – LPN

    North Miami Beach, FL

    DADE COUNTY LINDSEY HOPKINS TECHNICAL – LPN

    Miami, FL

    DADE MEDICAL COLLEGE – LPN

    Homestead, FL

    CAREGIVER EDUCATION – LPN

    Naples, FL

    CARLEEN HOME HEALTH SCHOOL – LPN

    Plantation, FL

    CASEL HEALTHCARE TRAINING CENTER – LPN

    Melbourne, FL

    DADE MEDICAL COLLEGE – LPN

    Miami, FL

    CAPSCARE ACADEMY FOR HEALTHCARE EDUCATION

    Lake Worth, FL

    DAYTONA STATE COLLEGE – LPN

    Daytona Beach, FL

    DADE MEDICAL COLLEGE

    Hollywood, FL

    DADE COUNTY ROBERT MORGAN TECHNICAL CENTER – LPN

    Miami, FL

    CAMELOT HEALTHCARE TRAINING INSTITUTE INC.

    Altamonte Springs, FL

    CAMBRIDGE INSTITUTE OF ALLIED HEALTH – LPN

    Longwood, FL

    CENTURA INSTITUTE – LPN

    Orlando, FL

    CHOICE TECHNOLOGY CENTER-LPN

    Ft Walton Beach, FL

    CHIPOLA COLLEGE – LPN

    Marianna, FL

    CONCORDE CAREER INSTITUTE – LPN

    Jacksonville, FL

    ACADEMY FOR PRACTICAL NURSING & HEALTH OCCUPATIONS – LPN

    West Palm Beach, FL

    FLORIDA GATEWAY COLLEGE-LPN

    Lake City, FL

    COLLEGE OF CENTRAL FLORIDA

    Ocala, FL

    COMMUNITY EDUCATION SCHOOL – INDIAN RIVER COUNTY – LPN

    AMERICAN MEDICAL ACADEMY-PN

    Miami, FL

    BRADFORD UNION AREA CAREER TECHNIICAL CENTER – LPN

    Starke, FL

    FLORIDA EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTE

    Miami Gardens, FL

    CORAL RIDGE TRAINING SCHOOL – LPN

    Fort Lauderdale, FL

    BREWSTER TECHNICAL CENTER – LPN

    Tampa, FL

    BURNETT INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE

    Boynton Beach, FL

    BREVARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE – LPN

    Cocoa, FL

    CHARLOTTE TECHNICAL CENTER – LPN

    Port Charlotte, FL

    FLORIDA EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTE, INC

    Sebring, FL

    Practical Nursing Resources

    Current LPN Job Listings
    LPN Average Salary
    LPN Job Description

    Florida Board of Nursing

    4052 Bald Cypress Way
    Tallahassee, FL 32399
    (850) 488-0595


    Accredited Online LPN Programs

    Gather more details from individual schools about their specific LPN program offerings and requirements

    Kaplan University Online
    Chamberlain College of Nursing
    Walden University Online

    National Directory of LPN Training Programs