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Curriculum integrates classroom, laboratory, and clinical instruction to teach concepts and skills that the Practical Nurse (PN) contributes to care of patients. Graduates are eligible to take the NCLEX-PN exam. This certificate is only available to students admitted into the Associate Degree Nursing Program.

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Certificate Requirements

Field of Study Code: NURSI.CER

MICRO 1420Microbiology4
ENGLI 1101English Composition I3
NURSI 1120Role of the Nurse I1
NURSI 1130Introduction to Core Concepts4
NURSI 1140Physical Assessment2
NURSI 1150Pathophysiology-Altered Health Concepts3
NURSI 1160Foundations of Pharmacology2-3
or NURSI 1170 Nursing Pharmacology and Disease Process
NURSI 1220Health and Illness Concepts I5
NURSI 1230Family Health Concepts I5
PSYCH 1100General Psychology3
PSYCH 2237Developmental Psychology: The Life Span3
Total Credits35-36