This career major prepares the student to become a licensed practical nurse (LPN), an important member of the health care team who works under the supervision or direction of a registered nurse, licensed physician or dentist. Students will learn the role of the LPN and how to care for a variety of patients including geriatric, pediatric, oncology, and medical surgical. Students will learn how to identify patient problems, identify appropriate interventions and evaluate nursing care.
Health Careers Center
Located on the Springlake Campus in Oklahoma City, the Metro Tech Health Careers Center trains students for careers in many aspects of the health industry. Full-time and short-term classes are available in a wide range of careers including Practical Nursing, Advanced Unlicensed Assistant, Biomedical Sciences, Dental Assisting, Health Unit Clerk, Medical Assistant, Nurse Aide, Pharmacy Clerk, Pharmacy Technician, Physical Therapy Aide, Radiologic Technology and Surgical Technology.