Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Prep Class

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Prep Class

Course Description: 
Increase your readiness for a local Practical Nursing program. This course is an overview of the subject matter necessary to pass an LPN entrance exam and begin an LPN program successfully. It will include reading, writing, and math skills, as found on area LPN program entrance exams, as well as basic medical terminology, anatomy, and pharmacology, to give the student an advantage as they begin their program.

Course Information
Fee: $275/student; funding may be available for eligible applicants. Call for more details
Schedule: Saturdays, 9am – 1pm; 
  • Fall: October 8 - November 5
  • Spring: April 15 - May 13
Program Length: 20 hours
Location: CWD, Main Office 3555 Buffalo Road, Rochester NY 14624; HSE Classroom

Course Content:
-TABE and TEAS Mathematics prep (fractions, decimals, ratios, proportions, data analysis, Level 1 Algebra and Geometry)
-TABE and TEAS Reading prep
-Medical Math (systems of measurement, drug abbreviations, labels and packaging, calculations of doses)
-Basic Medical Terminology
-Writing an LPN application essay
-Local program overview and tips for the application process**

Learning Outcomes: 
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will have demonstrated, through periodic quizzes and a final evaluation, the ability to:
  • Show competency when presented with entrance exam math and reading comprehension programs
  • Write a clear and effective 3-5 paragraph essay on a subject pertaining to LPN entrance
  • Demonstrate comprehension of basic medical math and terminology

  • High school seniors should be on track to graduate in June
  • For adult students, a high school diploma or equivalent is recommended but not required
  • Interested students should investigate their LPN program options, including enrollment deadlines and requirements, prior to taking this course.
Successful completion of this course is not a guarantee of LPN enrollment*

 ** This program is solely an entrance examination preparation course. Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES Center for Workforce Development is not responsible for monitoring LPN program application deadlines, nor does it guarantee successful passage of any entrance exam as a result of attending.

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