Maine College of Health Professions
70 Middle Street, Lewiston, Maine 04240
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Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)

The goal of MCHP's one year LPN program is to graduate professionals who are well educated and who demonstrate the knowledge, abilities, and skills required to be a successful LPN.

LPN education serves a vital role in the heathcare career ladder and will provide individuals the oportunity to work in a variety of health care settings, including long term care facilities, home health care, and much more.

The LPN curriculum is designed to develop and broaden critical thinking and communication skills, prepare students to enter the profession, and enhance their understanding of healthcare. Please click here for a complete curriculum.

LPN students will learn how to:

  • Discriminate between the appropriate levels of dignity, integrity, self-determination, and personal growth of diverse patients, their families, and oneself to provide individualized, culturally appropriate, relationship-centered nursing care;
  • Demonstrate strategies that create a safe environment while appreciating the cognitive and physical limits of human performance;
  • Collaborate with clinical experts to provide care in multiple settings with an emphasis on community-based chronic care management, mental health care, and palliative/end of life care;
  • Investigate reflective practices to promote one's journey toward self-fulfillment.
  • Practice collaboratively as a member of the interprofessional healthcare team to support the unique contributions of the LPN to a robust nursing workforce.

MCHP's LPN program is scheduled to start the week of January 7, 2019 and applications are currently being accepted. For more information regarding the application requirements, please click here.

The first semester schedule will be:

  • Biology 115 Lecture Tuesday 8am-11am (January 7th - May 4th) 
  • Biology 115 Lab Tuesday 11:30am- 2:30pm (January 7th - May 4th)
  • LPN 110 Tuesday and Wednesday 3-6pm (January 7th - March 2nd) 
  • MAT 110 Tuesday and Wednesday 3-6pm (March 11th-May 4th)
  • LPN 115 Friday 9am-5pm (January 7th - March 2nd)
  • PSY 101 Online (March 11th - May 4th)