Deliver essential care to patients and families
Practical nursing is one of the health care industry's fastest-growing career fields, with 25% growth expected through 2022, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. ECPI University's Practical Nursing program provides students with the skills they need to become critical members of health care teams as they work under the supervision of doctors and registered nurses.
Our technology-based coursework applies the most current nursing trends, equipping students with the education and credentials highly sought by health care providers. Experienced instructors teach students how to provide quality care to patients and their families. Through a mix of classroom, laboratory and clinical experience, students learn how to monitor patient health, provide basic comforts, discuss health care concerns, report patient statuses and keep patient records.
As a practical nurse, you'll also have the opportunity to work in a variety of health care settings, including:
- Nursing Care Facilities
- Physicians' Offices
- Home Health Care Services
- Community Care Facilities
- Nursing Homes