Licensed Vocational Nursing - Certificate Level 1

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Licensed Vocational Nursing - Certificate Level 1

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.

Prerequisites

Prerequisite Courses
VNSG 1216 Nutrition 2
VNSG 1320 Anatomy & Physiology for Allied Health 3
5

YEAR 1

Semester 1
VNSG 1423 Basic Nursing Skills 4
VNSG 1161 Clinical - Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training I 1
VNSG 1400 Nursing in Health & Illness I 4
VNSG 1122 Vocational Nursing Concepts 1
VNSG 1227 Essentials of Medication Administration 2
12
Semester 2
VNSG 1409 Nursing in Health and Illness II 4
VNSG 2331 Advanced Nursing Skills 3
VNSG 1238 Mental Illness 2
VNSG 1330 Maternal - Neonatal Nursing 3
VNSG 1162 Clinical - Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training II 1
VNSG 1266 Practicum (or Field Experience) - Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training I 2
15
Semester 3
VNSG 2410 Nursing in Health and Illness III 4
VNSG 1267 Practicum (or Field Experience) - Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training II (Capstone) 2
VNSG 1163 Clinical - Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training III 1
VNSG 1219 Leadership & Professional Development 2
VNSG 1334 Pediatrics 3
12
12

YEAR 2

Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3
Total Credits 44

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.