Diploma, On Campus
The Practical Nursing Curriculum prepares individuals with the knowledge and skills to provide nursing care to children and adults. Students will participate in nursing care as directed by the registered nurse.
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.
Applicants are required to complete the PSB Test along with additional requirements before applying. Spring PN students, who take the admission test in June, must turn in all application materials by June 15. Students who take the admissions test in September must turn in all materials by September 15.
This course provides an overview of the scientific study of human behavior. Topics include history, methodology, biopsychology, sensation, perception, learning, motivation, cognition, abnormal behavior, personality theory, social psychology, and other relevant topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic knowledge of the science of psychology.
This course is designed to develop the ability to produce clear writing in a variety of genres and formats using a recursive process. Emphasis includes inquiry, analysis, effective use of rhetorical strategies, thesis development, audience awareness, and revision. Upon completion, students should be able to produce unified, coherent, well-developed essays using standard written English.
Total credits needed to graduate: 46 Hours
Each nursing (NUR) course must be successfully completed in order to progress to subsequent nursing courses.
A nursing student prohibited from participating in a clinical agency will be dismissed from the nursing program due to their inability to progress.
Practical Nursing students will:
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