Practical Nursing

Practical Nursing

One Year Technical Certificate - Curriculum Code 2091

The Practical Nursing program prepares graduates to function as a licensed practical nurse. The Licensed Practical Nurse provides, to individuals and groups, nursing care requiring the application of basic knowledge of the biological, physical, behavioral, social, technological, and nursing sciences. Nursing care is provided at the direction of a licensed physician, dentist, podiatrist, optometrist, or registered nurse. The graduate is eligible to take the NCLEX examination for licensure as a practical nurse. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership.

For more information about this certificate, please contact Aileen Maslinski at 440-366-7466 or amaslinski@lorainccc.edu.

Career information for this program

Fall Semester
BIOG 115 Body Structure and Function **  3
ENGL 161       College Composition I **  3
PRNS 110 Introduction to Medications >** 1
PRNS 111 Fundamentals of Medical/Surgical Nursing I >**           10
SDEV 101 College 101 ^ 1
         
Spring Semester       
PRNS 112 Medical/Surgical Nursing II >** 12
PSYH 151 Introduction to Psychology ** 3
    
Summer Semester
PRNS 116 Maternity Nursing >** 2
PRNS 118 Pediatric Nursing >** 2
PRNS 120 Management in Geriatrics >** 2
SOCY 151 Introduction to Sociology ** 3
Total Credit Hours: 42

1. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider certification is required upon entrance into the program.
2. > Indicates that this course has a prerequisite.
3. ** Indicates that a grade of "C" (2.0) or better must be earned in order to continue in the sequence.
4. ^ A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.

Established    June 1970
Revised         July 2012
Effective       August 2012
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