Vocational Nursing

Certificate Program

This program familiarizes students with the theory and hands-on clinical skills necessary for entry-level positions as a Vocational Nurse.

The goal of the program is to assist Licensed Vocational Nurses as Approved by the Bureau of Vocational Nursing & Psychiatric Technicians. These skills will enable graduates to qualify for work in various medical practice settings including inpatient, outpatient, hospice, home health and various hospital settings.

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Term I

Classes Listing Theory Hours Lab Hours (L) Clinical Hours (C) Total Hours / Credit
Nursing Fundamentals 84 66 144 294
Nursing Process 12 12
Anatomy & Physiology 56 22 78
Communication 4 4
Growth & Development 16 16
Nutrition 20 20
Pharmacology 12 12

Term II

Classes Listing Theory Hours Lab Hours (L) Clinical Hours (C) Total Hours / Credit
M/S Integumentary 24 6 58 88
Pharm II-Integumentary 2 2
M/S-Neurological 36 12 84 132
Pharm II-Neurological 6 6
M/S-Cardiovascular 36 18 78 132
Pharm II-Cardiovascular 14 14
M/S-Respiratory 30 12 68 110
Pharm II-Respiratory 4 4
M/S-Musculokeletal 22 6 58 86
Pharm II-Musculokeletal 2 2
Communicable Disease 8 8
Pharm II-Communicable Disease 4 4

Term III

Classes Listing Theory Hours Lab Hours (L) Clinical Hours (C) Total Hours / Credit
M/S-Gastrointestinal 12 6 32 50
Pharm III-Gastrointestinal 1 1
M/S-Genitourinary 12 6 32 50
Pharm III-Genitourinary 1 1
M/S Renal 10 6 32 48
Pharm III Renal 1 1
M/S Endcorine 10 6 32 48
Pharm III-Endcorine 1 1
Psychiatric Nursing 24 10 34
Pharm III-Psychiatric Nursing 4 4
Geronotology 30 6 64 100
Rehab Nursing 6 6
Maternity 26 6 14 46
Pharm III-Maternity 1 1
Pediatrics 18 6 22 46
Pharm III-Pediatrics 1 1

Term IV

Classes Listing Theory Hours Lab Hours (L) Clinical Hours (C) Total Hours / Credit
Patient Education 6 6
Leadership / Supervision 24 18 26 68

Total 580 202 754 1536 / 93

California License Examination Reporting:

Vocational Nursing          Passing RateTookPass%Passing

1/1/2014 - 12/31/2014

28

23

82.14%

01/01/2013-12/31/2013

19

17

89.47% 

01/01/2012-12-31-2012

56

46

82%

Gainful Employment Disclosure:

Vocational Nursing
Program SOC CodeLinks to Occupational Profiles on O*Net

Vocational Nursing

 

 

 

O* Net Occupational Titles

 

29-2061.00

 

http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/29-2061.00.

 

 

 

 

Licensed Practical Nurse(LPN), Charge Nurse,Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Clinic Licensed Practical Nurse (CLINIC LPN), Pediatric Licensed Practical Nurse (PEDIATRIC LPN), Clinic Nurse, Office Nurse, Private Duty Nurse, Triage Licensed Practical Nurse (TRIAGE LPN)

 

 

 

On-Time Completion Rate

64%

 

 

Placement Rates (2013-2014 AY)

79%

 

 

Tuition and fees

$32,700.00

 

 

www.bvnpt.ca.gov/education/vn_stats.shtml