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Practical Nursing

A QUICK INTRO

The Practical Nursing curriculum provides knowledge and skills to integrate safety and quality into nursing care to meet the needs of the holistic individual which impact health, quality of life, and achievement of potential.

 

WHAT YOU STUDY

Course work includes and builds upon the domains of healthcare, nursing practice, and the holistic individual. Content emphasizes safe, individualized nursing care and participation in the interdisciplinary team while employing evidence-based practice, quality improvement and informatics.

 

WHAT YOU CAN DO

Graduates are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) which is required for practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Employment opportunities include hospitals, rehabilitiation/long term care/home health facilities, clinics and physician's offices.

 

WHAT YOU CAN EARN

 

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Admission Criteria Estimated Expenses

COURSE INFORMATION

Click on title for course description. For your convenience, the following listing includes only credit hours for each course. For a comprehensive listing of classroom, lab and clinical hours for each course, click on this PDF.

BIO 163 (or BIO 168) is required prior to starting spring semester. 

SPRING SEMESTER 1

Prefix No. Title Credit
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 1
ENG  111 Writing & Inquiry 3
NUR 101 Practical Nursing I 11
    Totals 15

 

SUMMER SEMESTER 1

NUR 102 Practical Nursing II 10
PSY 150 General Psychology 3
    Totals 13

FALL SEMESTER 1

NUR 103 Practical Nursing III 9
    Totals 9

Total Semester Hour Credits: 41-42

 

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Practical Nursing Clinical Coordinator/Instructor
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Practical Nursing Program Coordinator/Instructor

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