Nursing (LPN)

Inlet Grove Community High School students may become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) upon graduation. Our students not only receive classroom instruction, but also have the opportunity to demonstrate a mastery of skills in a comprehensive nursing laboratory. In addition, students practice direct patient care in hospital and community settings under the guidance of professional clinicians. You can also find the Medical Academy Handbook at this Download Link.


Course Information

Online CreditNo
Wheel ClassNo
Block ScheduleYes
Prerequisites3.0 GPA
LocationOn Campus

Nancy Mackey, MS, RN

Education: R.N., B.S. Health Science, M.S. Community Health Administration
Experience: R.N.: Medical centers: Medical & Surgical units, Neuro ICU, PACU, ER, & Acute Care units; in-service educator, management (clinical manager) and administrative positions (assistant director of nursing); school nurse Miami-Dade County schools
Teaching experience: adult CNA, adult PN; affiliated with IGCHS for 15 years as an instructor in the Medical Academy
Currently teach Senior Practical Nursing and Allied Health

Naywona Burnett-Graham, MSN, RN

Ms. Graham is currently the Medical Academy Director and has been a Medical Instructor at Inlet Grove High School for four years now. Nurse Graham attended Grambling State University and Chicago State University for her BSN and Chamberlain College of Nursing for her MSN. She has 20 plus years of experience in various nursing subspecialties. Her motto is “Empower, Motivate, Educate.” She thrives on providing her students with the opportunity of an excellent academic experience with a focus in medicine. And is truly rewarded by the academic and life successes of the students she serves. Clubs/organizations: Sponsor of First Priority (Students for Christ Campus Organization), First Priority Gospel Choir and Inspire Girls to Women.


  • National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCLEX)
  • National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (EMR)

College Credit

Find out if you are eligible to receive college credit for certifications earned at Inlet Grove: College Credits (ACE)

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Career Outlook and Salaries

Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) and licensed vocational nurses (LVNs) provide basic medical care. They work under the direction of registered nurses and doctors.

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Quick Facts: Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

2019 Median Pay$47,480 per year
$22.83 per hour
Typical Entry-Level EducationPostsecondary nondegree award
Work Experience in a Related OccupationNone
On-the-job TrainingNone
Number of Jobs, 2018728,900
Job Outlook, 2018-2811% (Much faster than average)
Employment Change, 2018-2878,100