2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
    Oct 30, 2020  
2019-2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Practical Nursing Diploma


Program Code: D45660

(2019*03)

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


Major Hours: 31 Hours


Total Practical Nursing Diploma: 45 Credits


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

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