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2023-2024 Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Catalog

Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN), C.A.S


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Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN), C.A.S.

Major Code: 162M

 

NOTE: This program has specific entrance requirements, application, and standards of progress requirements. See the Allied Health Selection and Admission   sections for additional information. The program course requirements are presented in sequence. Part-time students and others who cannot follow this sequence should check course descriptions in the catalog to determine prerequisites and, in addition, should consult their academic advisor regarding the order in which they take courses.

 

LPN is a profession with a comprehensive body of knowledge and skills. Practical nurses practice the art and science of nursing, providing compassionate, comprehensive, and competent care to patients of all ages. LPNs are essential members of the healthcare team who work under the direct supervision of registered professional nurses to perform their duties.

 

In addition to General Education Outcomes, graduates will be prepared to:

1.Provide competent, safe, quality, patient-centered nursing care to patients with predictable healthcare needs through a supervised, directed practice using professional standards, best practices, and available evidence. (Safe, Patient-Centered Care)

2. Participate as an advocate for patients and promote dignity, respect, and privacy while using ethical and legal principles. (Caring Behaviors)

3.Interact and collaborate with patients and members of the healthcare team using effective communication and information technology. (Communication)

4. Provide competent, safe, quality, patient-centered nursing care using critical thinking skills and clinical judgment. (Clinical Judgment)

5. Participate in collaborative relationships with patients and members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team to assist in planning, delivery, coordination, and improvement of patient-centered care. (Collaboration)

6. Assist in the coordination of the care of diverse patients in a variety of healthcare settings using professional behaviors.(Leadership)

 

A minimum of a “C” grade is required in all courses to remain in the program and graduate.

IMPORTANT GRADUATION INFORMATION: ORNT 090 is a graduation requirement.  See your advisor to determine if you have met this requirement.

Refer to General Education Core Requirements for the Certificate in Applied Science Program listed below for acceptable core requirements

 

CIP CODE: 51.3901

Total Credits (39)


A minimum of a “C” grade is required in all courses to remain in the program and graduate.

 

 

IMPORTANT PRE-REQUISTE REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: BIO 114  , BIO 115  , ENG 101  , AHS 103   and ORNT 090   are all pre-requiste courses and as well as graduation requirements for the LPN Program.  See your advisor to determine if you have met this requirement.

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