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Registration now open for February 2017 Class...

Capital Area School of Practical Nursing is now accepting applications for our upcoming February 2017 class. In order to be accepted into the upcoming class, we must receive all of your application materials (indicated on the Admissions Checklist) by December 9.

The application is available under the "Admissions" tab on the top right hand side of this page.

Any questions just call (217) 585-1215 ext 216. Jensine would be more than happy to guide you through the application process and help you prepare for classes!!

CASPN is open Monday thru Friday from 8am to 4pm.

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Capital Area School of Practical Nursing currently offers an accelerated nine-month program that is divided into four quarters which must be taken in sequence. This program consists of 868 theory hours and 462 clinical hours, for a total of 1330 hours of instruction. Two classes attend consecutively in the program. Nursing theory hours are provided during the daytime hours, while clinical rotations may take place during morning afternoon or evening hours in order to provide optimal learning experiences. Presently there are no weekend clinicals or distance education nursing classes within the program.

Students may enter the program in August or February each year. Students entering school in August will graduate in the summer, while students entering in February will complete the program in December. The school closes for legal holidays, and winter and spring break for approximately a week.

Upon completion of the program students receive a certificate and are eligible to sit for the LPN boards and obtain an LPN license with the State of Illinois. Our graduates are successful.


Capital Area School of Practical Nursing is located at 2201 Toronto Rd, Springfield, IL 62712

For more information please contact us at 217-585-1215 ext 216.



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