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Curriculum Outline

PRACTICAL NURSING CURRICULUM

The Program is divided into three levels. Each level is a prerequisite for the next, therefore satisfactory completion of each level is required to progress to the next level.

CURRICULUM OUTLINE

LEVEL I                                                                                             Theory Hours                               Clinical Hours

Basic Science                                                                                                             90

Nutrition                                                                                                                      40

P.V.R.                                                                                                                            20

Basic Nursing Skills                                                                                                 216                                               120

Intro. To Med/Surg Nursing                                                                                       30

Pharmacology                                                                                                            20

LEVEL II

Medical-Surgical Nursing I                                                                                      100                                                252

Pharmacology II                                                                                                         20                                                  21

Maternal & Child Health Nursing                                                                              30                                                  42

Growth and Development                                                                                         20

LEVEL III

Medical-Surgical Nursing II                                                                                     100                                                252

Pharmacology III                                                                                                        20                                                  21

Pediatrics                                                                                                                    40

Leadership & Transition                                                                                            30                                                126

                                                   Total Hours of the Program                    1610                                                      
     Students who successfully complete the Practical Nursing Program will be eligible to apply for licensure (NCLEX-PN) for appropriate state and Pearson Vue exam service