2021-2022 College Catalog 
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2021-2022 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 Hours: 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.

For more information:

Susan Whitley
Practical Nursing Program Chair/Instructor

Health Sciences (Building 013), Room 234
Phone: (252) 527-6223, ext. 803
Fax: (252) 520-9598
Email: swwhitley25@lenoircc.edu


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