Vocational Nursing AS Degree
Licensed Vocational Nursing (VN/LVN)
Acceptance criteria, program eligibility and selection processes are subject to change. Prospective students are encouraged to check the College webpage periodically to remain updated.
The Vocational Nursing (VN) Program prepares graduates to qualify to take the national licensing examination (NCLEX-PN) to become a Licensed Vocational Nurse. Licensed vocational nurses assist in data collection, plan and implement nursing care, administer medications and treatments, and maintain a safe environment for patients and families.
Approved by the California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT), the 12-month, full-time VN program provides student-centered instruction and meets all State regulations. Classroom instruction is offered concurrent with clinical practice, assisting the student in the application of nursing theory to actual nursing situations. Students are in class and clinical instruction approximately 34 hours each week.
Graduates eligible for Vocational Nurse Licensing Examination in California.
Program Acceptance Requirements: See School of Health Sciences & Education web page. All courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.
|HS 013||General Nutrition||3|
|HS 062||Your Living Body||3|
|HS 067||Introduction to Med/Dosage Calculations||1|
|PSY 001||General Psychology||3|
|VN 010||Vocational Nursing I||9|
|VN 010L||Vocational Nursing I Lab||7|
|VN 020||Vocational Nursing II||9|
|VN 020L||Vocational Nursing II Lab||7|
|VN 030||Vocational Nursing III||5|
|VN 030L||Vocational Nursing III Lab||4|
|COD General Education Pattern||18|