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Vocational Nursing

The Vocational Nursing Program will prepare the student as an entry-level health care provider who is responsible for rendering basic nursing care. The program provides theory, technical skills, pharmacology, and off-site clinical nursing experience.

Clock Hours: 1536 | Credit Hours: 79.5 | Diploma Program

BEVERLY HILLS CAMPUS SCHEDULES
15 Month Program – Mornings

· Monday and Tuesday – 8:30AM – 1:30PM / Lecture Days
· Wednesday and Thursday – 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM / Clinical Days

15 Month Program – Evening and Weekends 1

· Monday and Tuesday – 5:30 PM – 10:30 PM / Lecture Days
· Saturday and Sunday – 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM / Clinical Days

15 Month Program – Evening and Weekends 2

· Wednesday and Thursday – 5:30 PM – 10:30 PM / Lecture Days
· Saturday and Sunday – 7:30 AM – 3:30 PM / Clinical Days

ONTARIO BRANCH CAMPUS SCHEDULES
15 Month Program – Mornings

· Monday and Tuesday – 8:30AM – 1:30PM / Lecture Days
· Wednesday and Thursday – 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM / Clinical Days

15 Month Program – Evening and Weekends (NEW!)
· Monday and Wednesday – 5:30PM – 10:30PM / Lecture Days
· Saturday and Sunday – 7:00AM - 3:30PM or 3:00 PM – 11:30 PM / Clinical Days
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· Tuesday and Thursday – 5:30PM – 10:30PM / Lecture Days
· Saturday and Sunday – 7:00AM - 3:30PM or 3:00 PM – 11:30 PM / Clinical Days

PHOENIX BRANCH CAMPUS SCHEDULES

**Vocational Nursing is not offered at the Phoenix Branch Campus**

The students enrolled in the VN program will be trained in the following areas
  • Nursing Fundamentals
  • Medical/Surgical Nursing
  • Maternity/Nutrition
  • Culturally congruent care
  • Leadership and critical thinking
  • Gerontology/Rehabilitation nursing
  • Pediatric Nursing/Growth and Development
TERM I

Students learn the fundamentals of nursing and will be introduced to basic physical assessment, nursing ethics and conduct, critical thinking, cultural congruency of nursing care, nursing anatomy and physiology, nutrition, and end-of-life care.  Students attend lectures, clinical skills labs, and clinical rotations.

TERM II

Students focus on the areas of medical and surgical nursing. Students study topics that progress from Level 1 to a more advanced level and are introduced to Pharmacology, Nutrition and patient education. Students attend lectures, clinical skills labs, and have clinical rotations.

TERM III

Students continue to study advanced medical-surgical nursing and also study communicable diseases and nutrition. Students attend lectures, clinical skills labs, and have clinical rotations.

TERM IV

Students focus on growth and development across the lifespan, as well as maternity and pediatric nursing. The student continues to build on previous levels of training. Students attend lectures, clinical skills labs, and have clinical experiences.

TERM V

Students will study psychology, gerontology, and rehabilitative nursing. The development of leadership skills will be emphasized, as well as the administrative aspects of nursing.

LICENSURE PASSAGE RATES FOR VOCATIONAL NURSING GRADUATES

Information regarding the NCLEX passage rates for graduates of our Vocational Nursing Program can be found at http://www.bvnpt.ca.gov/pdf/vn_pass_rates.pdf.


FEDERAL PROGRAM DISCLOSURES
Important Information - Gainful Employment disclosure for this program