Practical Nurse

What do they do?


  • They take care of people that can't take care of themselves
  • They take temperatures, check blood pressures, and take pulse rates
  • May also be allowed to give patients some medicines
  • Work in hospitals, nursing homes, and clinics

Classes to take!

Algebra and Medical Terminology

(You will earn a Associates degree in college)

Tuition

$8,746 (for 2 years)

$4,373 per year

Gas money for travelling/helping pay for carpooling during time at college = $ 1,000

Clothing money for time At college= $500

Total tuition for total time at college= $25,000

GRAND TOTAL COST OF GOING TO COLLEGE= $ 32,000

Pros& Cons

Pros:


  • Treating patients is rewarding
  • You can help people
  • You can save someone's life


Cons:


  • Working long hours
  • You have to have a strong stomach

Salary

Salary in Wisconsin

$20.24 per hour (median)

$15.60 per hour (entry)