2019-2020 Catalog 
  
    Nov 14, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog

Practical Nursing, GPA Admission Track, Certificate


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Program Code: NUR.CERT.LPN or GNS.AA.LPN for applicants

This program admits students based partially on their grade point average (GPA) and prepares graduates for jobs as licensed practical nurses (LPNs). In order to graduate, students must obtain a grade of “C” or better in all required courses. Students must also meet all clinical objectives and maintain current cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification while enrolled in clinical nursing courses.

Remaining Courses


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* This course has a prerequisite.

♦ This course can be taken before being accepted into the program.

Learning Outcomes


Graduates of this program should be able to:

  1. Provide individualized nursing care to clients experiencing selfcare deficits;
  2. Use a variety of communication skills to establish effective communication;
  3. Provide basic self-care information to clients who require support to restore or maintain health and meet self-care needs;
  4. Plan and organize their own assignments in a variety of settings to provide a safe, effective care environment; and
  5. Be responsible for their own nursing practice within accepted ethical and legal parameters.

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