Nursing - Licensed Practical Nursing

 

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What Is Licensed Practical Nursing?

The Practical Nursing (PN) Program of Jefferson Community and Technical College is approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing.

Upon completion of the program of study, the graduate is awarded a diploma of practical nursing and is eligible to write the National Licensure Examination (NCLEX PN) to become a Licensed Practical Nurse.

average base pay
Based on research conducted by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) in 2016 for the state of Kentucky.
$59,370
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low: $44k med: $59k high: $79k

What are my career options?

Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) may be employed in a wide range of health care facilities as well as other industries.

A few examples of workplaces in your local area:

  • Hospitals
  • Health care provider offices
  • Long term care facilities
  • Assisted living facilities
  • Group homes
  • Schools
  • Correctional facilities
  • Hospice
  • Home health
Nursing Career Median Annual
SalaryBased on research conducted by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) in 2016 for the state of Kentucky.
Nursing $59,370
Practical Nursing $50,399
Medication Aide $32,411
Medicaid Nurse Aide $32,411

Information Links

The Practical Nursing (PN) Program is taught at the Downtown and Carrollton Campuses:

  • Downtown Campus:
    • Mailing address: 109 E Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202
    • Physical address: 110 W Chestnut Street, Health Sciences Hall, Building A-South, room 442
    • The PN Program at the Downtown Campus admits spring and fall semester application; no summer semester classes.
    • Deadline is September 30, for the following spring application (classes starting in January)
    • Deadline is April 20, for fall application (classes starting in August)
  • Carrollton Campus:
    • Located at 1607 US Highway 227, Carrollton, KY 41008
    • The PN Program at Carrollton admits fall semester application only and runs 3 consecutive semesters, including summer.  
    • Deadline is April 20, for fall application (classes starting in August)

Gainful Employment Disclosure Information:

This information is provided in compliance with the Federal Gainful Employment regulations. As a public non-profit education institution, we are required to report the following information for certificate and diploma programs that meet gainful employment definitions (beginning July 1, 2011).

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.

Program Contact

Evelyn Lichtsteiner
Nursing - Licensed Practical Nursing
Administrative Assistant Supervisor
502.213.2192
evelyn.lichtsteiner@kctcs.edu

Shari Huston
Nursing - Licensed Practical Nursing
Administrative Assistant
502.213.2397
shuston0001@kctcs.edu

Karen O'Neil, RN, MSN
Nursing - Licensed Practical Nursing
Program Coordinator
502.213.4183
koneil0009@kctcs.edu

Jaclyn Bitterman
Nursing - Licensed Practical Nursing
Nursing Division Chair
502.213.2628
jaclyn.bitterman@kctcs.edu