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Practical Nursing

Practical Nursing

Certificate

Certificate Requirements - Minimum of 45 Credit Hours Print Requirements

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General Education Core       (14 hours)
Area I.    Communications       (3 hours)
ENG111Freshman Composition I* 3 credits
Area III.     Laboratory Science       (8 hours)
BIO217Human Anatomy and Physiology I* 4 credits
BIO218Human Anatomy and Physiology II* 4 credits
Area IV.     Social and Behavioral Sciences       (3 hours)
PSYC101Introduction to Psychology* 3 credits
Program Requirements -PN       (23 hours)
NRSG100Math/Dosage Calculations 1 credits
NRSG101Therapeutic Communication 1 credits
NRSG110Introduction to Nursing/Wellness 5 credits
NRSG111Health Assessment Practicum 2 credits
NRSG115Common Health Problems 5 credits
NRSG116Common Health Problems Practicum 2 credits
NRSG118Family Nursing I 2 credits
NRSG119Family Nursing I Practicum 1 credits
NRSG244Pharmacotherapeutic Interventions I 2 credits
NRSG245Pharmacotherapeutic Interventions II 2 credits
Related Studies       (8 hours)
BIO103Medical Terminology* 2 credits
AH210Nutrition* 3 credits
PSYC242Developmental Life Span* 3 credits
Note: *Practical Nursing prerequisite courses of AH113, AH210, BIO217, BIO218, ENG111, PSYC101 and PSYC242 must be completed prior to entrance into the program. AH113 and AH210 were previously offered as BIO103 and BIO210 respectively.
Additional Program Requirements:

The Practical Nursing (PN) ATI Predictor Assessment Test is part of program completion. Only students who enroll in and successfully complete NRSG130, Role Transition-PN are allowed to take the PN-ATI Predictor Assessment Test. A passing score as determined by LCC’s Nursing faculty is required in order to release the student’s Certification of Graduation to the Board of Nursing for PN-NCLEX licensing.

Practical Nursing Certificate Curriculum Profile 2012-2015

RN-PN Programs 2012-2013 Student Handbook

Gainful Employment Practical Nursing Information

Program Resources

Program Director: Susan Grohman
Phone: (505)454-2527
Email: sgrohman@luna.edu

ACCESS Center Personnel

Director: Renee Maestas
Phone: (505)454-5355
Email: rmaestas@luna.edu
Advisor: Melissa Lopez
Phone: (505)454-5357
Email: mlopez@luna.edu

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