Vocational Nursing - Certificate

The Vocational Nursing program prepares the graduate to perform specific nursing duties under the supervision of a registered nurse, advanced practice registered nurse, physician's assistant, physician, podiatrist, or dentist. Responsibilities include direct patient care in acute-care settings, community health agencies, nursing homes, and other healthcare institutions. The following courses VNSG 1216, VNSG 1320 are prerequisites for admission to the Vocational Nursing-Certificate program. Total Credits Prereq Semester - 5

YEAR 1

Semester 1
VNSG 1400 Nursing in Health and Illness I 4
VNSG 1122 Vocational Nursing Concepts 1
VNSG 1227 Essentials of Medication Administration 2
VNSG 1423 Basic Nursing Skills 4
VNSG 1161 Clinical-Licensed Vocational Nurse Training I 1
12
Semester 2
VNSG 1330 Maternal Neonatal Nursing 3
VNSG 1162 Clinical-Licensed Vocational Nurse Training II 1
VNSG 1266 Practicum I-Licensed Vocational Nurse 2
VNSG 1409 Nursing in Health and Illness II 4
VNSG 2331 Advanced Nursing Skills 3
VNSG 1238 Mental Illness 2
15
Semester 3
VNSG 1219 Leadership and Professional Development 2
VNSG 1163 Clinical-Licensed Vocational Nurse Training III 1
VNSG 1334 Pediatrics 3
VNSG 1410 Nursing in Health and Illness III 4
VNSG 1267 Practicum II-Licensed Vocational Nurse 2
12

YEAR 2

Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3

YEAR 3

Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3
Capstone Statement

A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.