Diploma Program D45660

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.

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.

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, rehabilitation/long term care/home health facilities, clinics, and physicians’ offices.

NON-CORE CLASSES

Practical Nursing applicants who plan to continue into the Associate Degree Nursing Program may take the non-core nursing courses from the ADN Program for additional points (after completing the PN non-core class requirements) and transfer to the LPN to RN Advanced Placement (Transition) Program.

Course Credit Hours
ACA 122 College Transfer Success (or ACA 111 or 115 or 118) 3
ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry 3
PSY 150 General Psychology 3
BIO 163 Basic Anatomy & Physiology (or BIO 168 and 169) 5

Additional Information

** Require completion of DMA 10-30 prior to program entry.

** Completed within the past 5 years.