LPN Programs in Missouri
To begin practicing as a Missouri LPN, you need to graduate from a Practical Nursing program that is approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing. Majority of LPN programs take 9-12 months to finish. In this state, LPN graduate can practice as a nurse for up to 90 days as he/she waits for the NCLEX exam results.
The state's nurses population comprises of 23% LPNs. The cities of Kansas and St. Louis are the areas with the highest number of nursing educational institution and LPN employment.
Here are some schools that can provide approved LPN program –
Bolivar Technical College
Bolivar Technical College has a Missouri State Board of Nursing approved LPN program that prepares you for an entry level nursing career in just 16 months. You can stay on track by this college’s One Course a Month schedule that allows you to take just a single class at a time. In a way, you stay motivated and more interested as the program focuses on one class at a given time. If you are a working student in Missouri, then this also comes in handy.
BTC’s coursework includes musculoskeletal and protective health programs; introduction to nursing; and multiple system health problems; to name a few.
This is a two-year community college in Hillsboro, Missouri; which was established in 1963. It is a 418-acre campus that offers mainly daytime programs but you also have an option to take the evening or weekend class.
Clinton Technical School
The LPN program for this school is approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing. It has been offering the program since 2010. At the moment, the school has three instructors that teach students five days each week. Clinical settings include the Golden Valley Memorial Hospital, Truman Lake Manor, Golden Living Center-Westwood, Clinton Healthcare and Rehab, Royal Oaks Hospital, Henry County Health Department.