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Practical Nursing (Diploma) (D45660)

The Practical Nursing curriculum prepares individuals with the knowledge and skills to provide nursing care to children and adults.

Students will participate in assessment, planning, implementing, and evaluating nursing care. Graduates are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEXPN) 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 Semester Schedule

Fall Semester

BIO 165 Anatomy and Physiology I Credits: 4
NUR 101 Practical Nursing I Credits: 11
PSY 150 General Psychology Credits: 3
    Credits: 18

Spring Semester

BIO 166 Anatomy and Physiology II Credits: 4
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry Credits: 3
NUR 102 Practical Nursing II Credits: 10
    Credits: 17

Summer Semester

NUR 103 Practical Nursing III Credits: 9
    Credits: 9