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Program Overview Career Outlook

Career Outlook

While Sumner College cannot guarantee employment or Licensed Practical Nurse salary figures, it can be helpful to know that you’re entering a field with positive growth expectations.

Working as a Practical Nurse:


Employment Opportunities

  • Hospitals
  • Medical Clinics
  • Doctor’s Offices
  • Outpatient Care Centers
  • Long Term Care Facilities
  • Skilled Rehabilitation
  • Home Health Care (Pediatrics to Seniors)
  • Assisted Living Facilities

Some Skills And Knowledge You Will Need To Be Successful

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Psychology
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • English Language
  • Therapy and Counseling
  • Mathematics
  • Legal and Ethical Behavior
  • Active Listening
  • Coordination
  • Monitoring
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Verbal and Written Communication Abilities
  • Time Management

Where Some of Our Graduates Are Working

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Becoming a Practical Nurse

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Testimonials

"if somebody wants to make a career change but is hesitant, I would encourage them to GO FOR IT!"

- Traci F.

Practical Nursing

Academic Programs

Associate Degree in Nursing
Practical Nursing
Patient Care Technician

Campus Locations

Parkway Campus
Cascade Station Campus

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