Delta Region MS


Licensed Practical Nurse

LPNs are certified healthcare professionals who are responsible for providing basic patient care. LPNs necessarily carry out their job duties under the supervision of either an RN or a doctor. An LPN collects information from the patients to be admitted; regarding medical records, medical insurance details, and helps in completing other pretreatment formalities. An LPN records health details of patients; which usually comprise blood pressure, body temperature, respiration and heartbeat rate among other vital signs. LPNs help the patient prepare for medical examinations, takes test samples from patients, and administers medicines and injections prescribed by the physician to the patients.


Salary Range Potential: $35,800

Class Types:


Practical Nursing-Licensed Practical Nurse

The Practical Nursing (PN) program is a three-semester program whose mission is to prepare nurses (LPN’s) to meet basic health care needs in structured settings of acute and long-term care where policies and procedures are specified and carried out under the direction of a licensed professional nurse or other licensed healthcare provider. Critical thinking, the nursing process, communication, safety, client education, ethical-legal issues, the health-illness continuum and pharmacology are core themes used to develop content within the curriculum.

Example of Class Types

  Day and Night Classes:

Day only

Pre-requisites required:

Length of Program
1 year

Summary of Program Requirements

Skills Needed
Problem Solving, Mathematics, Basic Computing, Communication, Flexibility, Critical thinking, Attention to detail
Mississippi Delta Community College

Veronica Caradine