Timeless Teachings in a Changing World
Licensed Practical Nursing
Nursing is a nurturing, interpersonal, caring relationship that focuses on the individual/family and his/her/their environment and encompasses the promotion of health, prevention of illness, care of ill and disabled, and provision of support through the dying process. It also encompasses advocacy, promotion of a safe environment, and education.
Practical Nursing is a profession that provides high quality basic nursing care to individuals, under the direct supervision of a registered nurse or a physician. The practical nurse performs therapeutic and preventive nursing measures in a structured setting within traditional and alternative health care delivery systems. Critical thinking skills are developed and utilized to identify actual and potential needs of individuals in their care. Practical Nursing education is a pathway for further
progression within the nursing profession.