GOGEBIC COMMUNITY COLLEGE • E 4946 Jackson Road Ironwood MI 49938 • P: 800.682.5910   

What is a Licensed Practical Nurse?

LPN'S care for the sick, injured, convalescent, and disabled under the direction of a physician or registered nurse. They care for infants, children, pregnant women, adults, or the elderly.

The general duties of a Licensed Practical Nurse include:
Basic bedside care, vital signs, preparing and administration of medications and treatments like dressing changes. They assist with data collection, nursing interventions, development of client care plans and simple diagnostic tests. The provide emotional support for client and their families.

Employment Opportunities
Hospitals, long term care facilities, outpatient and clinic settings, home health agencies and various community agencies employ successful graduates of the program. Salaries vary depending on setting and geographical area.

Gainful Employment

For more information contact Deb Aspinwall,
Allied Health (Health Careers) Coordinator
Phone 1.800.682.5910 ext. 224

Licensed Practical Nursing :: Allied Health :: Gogebic Community College
Small Campus ~ Big Thinking
Contact Us
Find us on Facebook Find us on Google+ Find us on Twitter Find us on Instagram Find us on Pinterest

Gogebic Community College • E-4946 Jackson Road, Ironwood, MI 49938
906.932.4231 • 800.682.5910 • info@gogebic.edu
© Copyright 2011 Gogebic Community College. All Rights Reserved.
Contact Us | Privacy | Site Map

Gogebic Community College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer and educator.