Institute: ONC | Component: 2 | Unit: 2 | Lecture: b | Slide: 16
Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:The Culture of Health Care
Unit:Health Professionals The People in Health Care
Lecture:Nursing Professionals Non-clinical IT/Informatics Roles for Clinicians Effects of Changing Care Models on Clinicians
Slide content:Licensed Practical Nurse Education 12 to 18 months of training posthigh school Training Includes training in medical terminology, introduction to anatomy and physiology, introduction to pharmacology, and practical nursing clinical course Certification Usually results in a certificate of attendance 16
Slide notes:A licensed practical nurse (LPN) has a shorter period of training, usually twelve-to-eighteen months after high school graduation. Preclinical training includes basic sciences such as pharmacology, anatomy, and physiology and preclinical nursing courses such as medical terminology. Clinical courses include practical nursing studies with patient care under supervision, including infusing IV fluids and administration of oral and some IV medications. LPNs often receive a certificate of completion. 16