The part-time LPN program is an 18 month, 1530 hour program that is divided into three levels. Each level is divided between class time held on location at The Rapha School, clinical hours held at a assited living or personal care home, and clinical hours held at a hospital. Personal care, assisted living, and hospital location will be announced prior to the beginning of the class year. Upon graduation from the program, you will be eligible to take the NCLEX PN exam.
Classes will be held Monday to Thursday, 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and every other Saturday, 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
This program spans two academic years. The total tuition for both years is $22,000 but is split into two payments. The first amount of $12,000 is due by check or money order before the first day of class unless an agreement stating otherwise has been made with The Rapha School.
The $22,000 tuition includes criminal record check, textbooks, uniforms, CPR certification, ATI exams, laptop computer, and a NCLEX review exam.
PA Criminal History Record Information (CHRI) report
Physical exam performed no more than a year prior to your application. The exam must include:
Evidence of being free of any communicable diseases
Evidence of ability to lift at least 50 lbs
Evidence of a negative 2-step Mantoux or negative QuantiFeron®-TB Gold. The second Mantoux must be administered between 7 and 12 days of the first.
High school diploma or GED
ATI Teas Scores
We will proctor your exam if you have not already taken this
This form must be completed and returned to The Rapha School no later than a week prior to the beginning of the program. If you have a recent physical (no more than a year old) that shows evidence of all information required by this form then we will accept a copy.