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Secondary Practical Nursing

The health care field is a great career move—if you have the desire and learn the right skills.  By the end of this program, you’ll be ready to take the licensure exam and become a Licensed Practical Nurse—an excellent beginning for either a career or further medical education.


  • Nursing fundamentals and care for individuals.
  • Pathophysiology of diseases.
  • Medical terminology.
  • Medication administration and IV therapy.
  • Ohio Nurse Practice Act.
  • Patient care in a hospital or facility setting.

(Note: This is a high school program. For options for adults, click here.)

As of fall 2021, there are new options for qualifying and entering the program.  Read more about it here.

Courses and Credentials 
 Essential Skills Infosheet

sophomores:  apply now for fall 2023!

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This program may have additional entrance requirements.  ContactAnne Toohey at toohey.anne@greatoaks.com or 513.612.5794 for more information.

College Credits

In this program you can earn college credit!

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Career Pathways

  • LPN
  • RN
  • Nurse educator
  • Nurse practitioner
  • Nurse anesthetist

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Available Certifications

  • State Tested Nurse Aide
  • Ohio Board of Nursing – LPN
  • CPR/AED/First Aid

Currently offered; subject to change

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