Program Outline

Practical Nursing

Nursing - Practical – Diploma Program
PN12

Program Description

The Practical Nursing program is designed to prepare students to write the NCLEX-PN for licensure as practical nurses. The program prepares graduates to give competent nursing care. This is done through a selected number of academic and occupational courses providing a variety of techniques and materials necessary to assist the student in acquiring the needed knowledge and skills to give competent care. A variety of clinical experiences is planned so that theory and practice are integrated under the guidance of the clinical instructor. Program graduates receive a practical nursing diploma and have the qualifications of an entry-level practical nurse.

Courses

 

Credits

 

General Studies Courses

 

ENGL 1101

Composition and Rhetoric

3

MATH 1013

Algebraic Concepts

3

PSYC 1010

Basic Psychology

3

 

Technical Courses

 

ALHS 1011

Anatomy and Physiology

5

ALHS 1060

Diet and Nutrition for Allied Health Sciences

2

PNSG 2010

Introduction to Pharmacology and Clinical Calculations

2

PNSG 2030

Nursing Fundamentals

6

PNSG 2035

Nursing Fundamentals Clinical

2

PNSG 2210

Medical Surgical Nursing I

4

PNSG 2310

Medical Surgical Nursing I Clinical

2

PNSG 2220

Medical Surgical Nursing II

4

PNSG 2320

Medical Surgical Nursing II Clinical

2

PNSG 2230

Medical Surgical Nursing III

4

PNSG 2330

Medical Surgical Nursing III Clinical

2

PNSG 2240

Medical Surgical Nursing IV

4

PNSG 2340

Medical Surgical Nursing IV Clinical

2

PNSG 2250

Maternity Nursing

3

PNSG 2255

Maternity Nursing Clinical

1

PNSG 2410

Nursing Leadership

1

PNSG 2415

Nursing Leadership Clinical

2

 

MINIMUM CREDIT HOURS FOR GRADUATION

57