Certificate – Vocational Nursing

Students must have (1) successfully completed (with a grade of C or better in each course) the prescribed course of study of 45 semester hours with an overall grade point average of 2.0 or better; (2) have spent a minimum of one academic year in college; (3) met any individually prescribed behavior or remediation related requirements.

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Suggested Study Plan

Semester #1

Course SCH
VNSG 1122 VOCATIONAL NURSING CONCEPTS 1
VNSG 1320 ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY FOR ALLIED HEALTH 3
VNSG 1227 ESSENTIALS OF MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION 2
VNSG 1423 BASIC NURSING SKILLS 4
VNSG 1226 GERONTOLOGY 1
VNSG 2431 ADVANCED NURSING SKILLS 4
VNSG 1260 INTRODUCTORY CLINICAL - PRACTICAL NURSE 2

Semester #2

Course SCH
VNSG 1331 PHARMACOLOGY 3
VNSG 1236 MENTAL HEALTH 2
VNSG 1429 MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING I 4
VNSG 1261 INTERMEDIATE CLINICAL- PRACTICAL NURSE 2

Semester #3

Course SCH
VNSG 1219 PROFESSIONAL LEADERSHIP AND DEVELOPMENT 2
VNSG 1330 MATERNAL NEONATAL NURSING 3
VNSG 1334 PEDIATRICS 3
VNSG 1432 MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING II ( 4
VNSG 2460 ADVANCED CLINICAL: PRACTICAL NURSE 4