Practical Nursing (LPN)


This career major prepares the student to become a licensed practical nurse, who is an important member of the health care team while working under the supervision or direction of a registered nurse, licensed physician or dentist.  Students will learn the role of the LPN and how to care for a variety of patients including geriatric, pediatric, oncology, and pre/post-operative patients. Students will learn how to identify patient disease and disorder processes, engage in appropriate interventions and evaluate nursing care. Graduates of this career major will be eligible to take the NCLEX-PN and become licensed through the Board of Nursing.

Hours for Major: 1511.0
Approved for Financial Aid: Yes
Open to Adults Only.

Pre-Requisite- Core Medical Terminology 45
Pre-Requisite- Anatomy and Physiology 120
Pre-Requisite- Long Term Certified Nursing Assistant 91
Concepts of Nursing 40
Fundamentals of Nursing 160
Clinical I Basic Nursing 80
Pharmacology and Intravenous Therapy Skills 50
Medical Surgical Nursing I 94
Clinical II - Medical Surgical Nursing (Part I) 192
Medical Surgical Nursing II 96
Pediatric Nursing 40
Maternity/Newborn Nursing 40
Mental Health Nursing 40
Clinical III - Medical Surgical Nursing (Part II) 192
Clinical IV - Maternal, Pediatric, and Mental Health 88
Transition to Practice 63
Clinical V - Transition to Practice 120