2018-2019 College Catalog 
    Oct 26, 2020  
2018-2019 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Practical Nursing Diploma

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Program Code: 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.

Practical Nursing Diploma Semester-By-Semester Plan  

General Education: 14 Hours

English: 3 Hours

Social/Behavioral Sciences: 3 Hours

Natural Science/Math: 8 Hours

Students are required to demonstrate competency in the equivalent of MAT 080 or DMA 010 DMA 080  and complete BIO 168  and BIO 169  prior to enrollment in this curriculum.

Other Required Hours: 1 Hour

Total Practical Nursing Diploma: 45 Credits

All health science students must make grades of “A,” “B,” “C,” or “SA” on all applicable course work to progress each semester and graduate from the program.

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program may be found at http://ow.ly/hgOt30cahcg

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