This one year (3 semester) program prepares students as Practical Nurses who are important members of the health care team. They care for the ill, injured or infirm, promote wellness, maintain health and prevent illness under the direction of a registered nurse, licensed physician or licensed dentist. Practical nurses work in hospitals, skilled nursing and long-term care facilities, offices, clinics, home health and other health care settings.
Miami-Dade College – School of Nursing
This program is offered only at Medical Center Campus located at 950 N.W 20 Street
Miami , Florida 33127 and clinical sites are throughout Dade County
This program starts every year in August and ends in July. Students experience a combination of theory, laboratory and clinical course work. This vocational program consists of 1,350 hours of study over a 12-month period. Students will attend classes Mondays through Thursday from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Clinical classes are available either on Friday from 3 p.m. to 11 p. m or Saturday from 7 a.m. to 3 p. m. Students are required to wear school uniform during clinical sessions.