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Vocational Nurse Program Description

Students in the Vocational Nursing program will acquire the skills and knowledge to work in the healthcare field as a Licensed Vocational Nurse in a convalescent hospital, acute care hospital, home health care agency, or specialty clinic. Graduates of the Vocational Nursing program will be awarded a diploma. Method of instruction includes lecture, demonstration, return demonstration, discussion, visual aids, skills lab, and clinical experience.

Upon completion of the Vocational Nursing program, students will meet the requirements to take the licensing exam (NCLEX) and seek entry level positions in hospitals and clinics.

Term 1(340hrs) theory(154hrs) Clinical Practice(186hrs)

Anatomy and Physiology(32hrs)
Fundamentals of Nursing(30hrs)

Growth and Development(30hrs)
Nutrition(24hrs)

Introduction to Pharmacology/ Math(38hrs)
Clinical Practice 1(186hrs)

Term 2(340hrs) theory(154hrs) Clinical Practice(288hrs)

Integumentary System(21hrs)
Gastrointestinal System(38hrs)

Neurological System(38hrs)
Endocrine System(36hrs)

Mental Health(21hrs)
Clinical Practice 2(288hrs)

Term 3(340hrs) theory(154hrs) Clinical Practice(288hrs)

Cardiovascular System(30hrs)
Respiratory System(32hrs)

Genitourinary System(24hrs)
Endocrine System(24hrs)

Maternal / Newborn(40hrs)
Clinical Practice 3(288hrs)

Term 4(340hrs) theory(154hrs) Clinical Practice(186hrs)

Pediatric Nursing(28hrs)
Immunology / Oncology(36hrs)

Leadership / Management(26hrs)
Community Health(18hrs)

NCLEX Review / Career Development(34hrs)
Clinical Practice 4(250hrs)

Grading System

Central Nursing College adopts a strict, rigorous evaluation system in the pursuit of excellence. Clinical grades will be based on successful completion of the clinical rotation. Clinical Practice I- IV are Pass/Fail courses.

The following scale is the grading system:

Letter Grade
Numerical Percent
Description
GPA
A
90-100
Mastery of material demonstrated
4.0
B
80-89
Exceptional competence demonstrated
3.0
C
75-79
Competence demonstrated
2.0
D
65-74
Unsatisfactory performance demonstrated
1.0
F
0-64
Failure to demonstrate minimum requirement
0.0
P
N/A
Successful Completion of Clinical
N/A