Full-Time LPN Program
Individuals who meet admission requirements will be considered for acceptance into the Practical Nursing Program.
1.    Student must be seventeen years of age or older.
2.    Graduate of an accredited high school or GED equivalent.
3.    Satisfactory scores on the ATI Test of Essential Academic Skills.
4.    Evidence of good mental and physical health determined by a Pre-entrance Physical Exam.
5.    Current CPR for HealthCare Providers card.
6.    Personal qualifications will be evaluated through three (3) references and an information session with a member of the Admissions Committee. Qualifications should include a genuine interest in people and motivation for nursing.
7.    Due to the nature of the Practical Nursing Curriculum, all students must rotate through all clinical agencies, acute care hospitals, and skilled nursing facilities. Students will not be admitted to the program if they cannot fulfill these objectives of the program.
8.    A Criminal History Record Check that does not list any prohibitive offenses contained in act 169 of 1996.

CPR and Physicals can be obtained from the school prior to the start of class.

The total cost for the 1530 hour program is $19,500. There is also a $500 placement fee to secure your seat in the class. This fee is due upon acceptance into the program and is non-refundable and not part of the tuition for the program. Tuition includes: textbooks, uniforms, criminal history background check, CPR certification, skills pack, ATI exams, graduation expenses, a laptop computer, and a NCLEX review exam (please see cost sheet and enrollment agreement for a breakdown of all costs). There is no application fee for the program and there are no additional fees after the initial tuition cost. Tuition must be paid, or an agreement made with the school, prior to the start of class.

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1.    For a student cancelling after the fifth calendar day following the date of but prior to the beginning of classes, monies paid to the school shall be refunded.
2.    If a student enrolls and withdraws or discontinues after the term has begun, but prior to completion of the term, the following minimum refunds apply:
a.    For a student withdrawing from or discontinuing the program during the first 7 calendar days of the term the tuition charges refunded by the school shall be at least 75% of the tuition for the term.
b.    For a student withdrawing from or discontinuing the program after the first 7 calendar days, but within the first 25% of the program, the tuition charges refunded by the school chall be at least 55% of the tuition for the program.
c.    For a student withdrawing or discontinuing after 25% but within 50% of the program tuition charges refunded by the school shall be at least 30% of the tuition.
d.    For a student withdrawing from or discontinuing the program after 60% of the program, the student is entitled to no refund

Computation of refunds will be from the date when the student last attended class.

The Rapha School reserves the right to terminate or cancel the Program, in which case a full refund will be given to the student and policies will be followed according to Section 21.173 of the State Board Regulations. Students will be notified of cancellation within one week prior to the start of class.
Upon graduation, individuals may sit for the NCLEX-PN exam in order to become licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). The job market is very good for LPNs, who can make $14-$16/hr in are nursing homes and hospitals. Becoming an LPN is an excellent way to prepare for RN school.
Admission Application
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Please print and complete this admission application as this is your first step in being accepted into our program. This application is for the CNA and LPN programs.

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Full-Time Fact Sheet
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This is a quick glance at the information you will need to know before applying to the Full-Time LPN Program.

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​LPN Physical
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This physical form is to be printed and given to your care provider to be completed. This physical form is <b>only for the LPN program.

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Part-Time Fact Sheet
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This is a quick glance at the information that you will need to know before applying to the Part-Time Evening and Weekend Program

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CNA Physical
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This physical form is to be printed and given to your care provider to be completed. This physical form is <b>only for the CNA program.

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CNA Fact Sheet
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This is a quick glance at the information you will need to know before applying to the CNA Program.

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