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Practical Nursing

Have you always dreamed about being a nurse?

To learn more, call PIHT today at 724-437-4600 or Request Information.

Pennsylvania Institute of Health and Technology is enrolling students for it’s Practical Nursing program from Mt. Braddock, PA and surrounding areas!

Practical Nurses touch patients’ lives and the lives of their families. Can you see yourself helping people on a daily basis? A career as a Practical Nurse may be for you!

Our practical nursing program is a direct admittance program. This means you won’t waste time and money taking classes; only to find out later that you are not accepted into the program. You will graduate in just 12 months.

Upon graduation, our students are eligible to take the licensing exam to become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).


In this program you will learn how to:

  • Conduct physical assessments
  • Administer medications
  • Care for wounds
  • Perform IV therapy
  • Process medical records
  • Monitor vital signs
  • Collect medical specimens
  • Perform routine lab tests
  • Monitor medical equipment
  • Perform phlebotomy and give injections
  • Assist patients with daily activities
  • Evaluate patient emotional and spiritual status

As a Practical Nurse, you could:

  • Work for a doctor’s office
  • Work at a hospital or rehabilitation center
  • Work in an emergency room or clinic
  • Work at a long term care of nursing home facility
  • Work for a community or home-health agency

Practical Nurses are an important part of the medical team. PIHT’s program provides you the training needed to sit for the state licensing exam. To learn more about this program, call PIHT at 724-437-4600 or Request Information.

  • “You learn a lot of skills, you meet a lot of great people, and you feel very confident when you leave here that you’re going to be the great nurse that you can be.”

  • “They don’t make you take any classes that aren’t needed for the field.”

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Practical Nursing Diploma