Practical Nursing Diploma (40 Credits)

Career Opportunities

There are many choices for employment for Practical Nursing graduates including hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, and home health care. LPNs may be hired as private nurses. Many health insurance companies are hiring LPNs to answer patients’ questions concerning health needs. The Practical Nursing program provides an educational foundation for career mobility to associate or baccalaureate RN programs.

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Program Report Data

Program Report Data
Technical Studies Prerequisites
HLTH1440 Medical Terminology 1 Credits
BLGY1321 Human Biology 4 Credits
PSYC1304 Life Span Developmental Psychology 3 Credits
MNTC Goal Area 1 - Written Communication 3 Credits
(ENGL1302 Analytical Writing is required for A.D.N.)
*Current CPR/AED Adult, Child & Infant (Health Care Provider level) AND HLTH1402 Nursing Assistant or verification of completion of a 75 hours NA course.
* Applicant may only apply after successful completion of prerequisite requirements. These courses must be completed prior to starting the program. In addition, students must have completed the Accuplacer with scores above the cutoff points for Practical Nursing or successful completion of equivalent course work.
* A minimum grade of "C" of better and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above in prerequisite coursework is required to be considered for admission and must be maintained.
Technical Studies Semester I
PRSG2401 Medical Surgical Nursing I 3 Credits
PRSG2409 Basic Nursing Concepts 3 Credits
PRSG2419 Nursing Skills 3 Credits
PRSG2429 Essentials of Clinical Pharmacology 2 Credits
PRSG2439 Clinical Application I 3 Credits
Technical Studies Semester II
PRSG2402 Medical Surgical Nursing II 3 Credits
PRSG2411 Bridging to Nursing Practice 2 Credits
PRSG2440 Clinical Application II 5 Credits
PRSG2450 Maternal Child Nursing 3 Credits
PRSG2460 Mental Health Nursing 2 Credits
Estimated cost for books and supplies: $2,090

PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice.