TO PREPARE INDIVIDUALS TO ENTER THE HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY AS COMPETENT, ENTRY-LEVEL PRACTICAL NURSES.
Prerequisite: Contact career counselor for details at 580.242.2750
This flexible program combines clinicals and classroom experience covering all aspects of nursing necessary for completion of the national licensing exam for the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). An LPN is trained to provide routine nursing care and is allowed to perform more complex tasks only under the supervision or direction of a registered nurse, licensed physician or dentist.
Per Hour (OK Salary Ranges)
2020 Oklahoma salary ranges were obtained from O*Net OnLine
Barbara Simmons received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Central State University, her Master of Education from the University of Central Oklahoma, and her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Phoenix. She has experience in medical surgical nursing, has worked as a house supervisor and was a Public Health Nurse for five years. She began her career in Nursing Education at Wes Watkins Technology Center in 1988 and became the Nursing Coordinator at Autry Technology Center in 1991.
Esmeralda Herrera completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Northwestern Oklahoma State University in 2011. Prior to completing her bachelor’s degree, she received an Associate of Science, Pre-Baccalaureate Nursing degree from Northern Oklahoma College. Mrs. Herrera worked as a nurse aide for almost two years at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center. After completing her BSN, she worked for Hospice Circle of Love as a staff nurse and then admissions/quality assurance nurse. Mrs. Herrera joined the nursing staff at Autry Technology Center in 2016.
Andrea Winter completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Northwestern Oklahoma State University in 1997. Prior to completing her nursing degree, she received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, and an Associate of Science from Western Oklahoma State College. Mrs. Winter has hospital experience mainly focusing on ER nursing as well as community nursing as a public health nurse/health educator. Mrs. Winter began teaching Health Careers at Autry Technology Center in 2005 and has been the evening LPN instructor since June of 2018.
Andrea Kihega Bond completed her Associate of Applied Science in Nursing from Northern Oklahoma College in 2008 and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Oklahoma Panhandle State University in 2020. She has been an RN since 2008 and has experience in oncology and chemotherapy/biotherapy administration, hospice, dialysis, infection control and employee health. Ms. Bond joined the nursing staff at Autry Technology Center in 2019.
CAREERS AVAILABLE IN THE INDUSTRY:
- Nursing homes
- Military service
- Eldercare facilities
- Physicians’ offices
- Home healthcare/hospice
LICENSURE / CERTIFICATIONS:
- Upon successful completion of the program, graduates are eligible to apply for the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX/PN) to become a Licensed Practical Nurse.
- American Heart Association – BLS Healthcare Provider CPR
EXPLORE RELATED PROGRAMS:
STEPS TO APPLY
CONTACT A CAREER COUNSELOR AFTER RECEIVING A CONFIRMATION EMAIL.
A CAREER COUNSELOR WILL ADVISE ENROLLMENT OPTIONS.
WHERE TO APPLY
AUTRY TECHNOLOGY CENTER
1201 W. WILLOW ROAD
ENID, OK 73703
AVAILABLE TO HELP PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS EXPLORE CAREER CHOICES.
STOP BY OR CALL 580.242.2750
TO DISCUSS OPPORTUNITIES.