Los Angeles Trade Technical College
400 West Washington Blvd
Los Angeles, California 90015
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Nursing Programs OfferedADN Programs
ADN Program Details
The Registered Nursing (RN) program combines nursing and general education courses with selected laboratory experiences during which students provide nursing care to clients in hospitals and other health care facilities including outpatient care settings. Nursing courses include medical-surgical nursing, nutrition, geriatric nursing, maternal child health nursing, psychiatric nursing, pharmacology and nursing management and leadership with a preceptorship. Students enroll in the RN program to obtain a degree, to meet transfer requirements and for retraining or upgrading employment skills. In recent years several factors have affected the program, including changes in the environment and population, changes in economic conditions and the college's budget conditions, changes in students' basic skill levels, changes in technology and the increasing use of technology in the classroom and in the workplace, and changes in facility needs at the college.
LPN Program Details
Vocational Nursing is a three-semester full-time program of instruction that provides students with theory and clinical experience designed to enable them to develop a basic understanding of health and disease to care for clients in acute and chronic health care facilities. This program fosters the application of knowledge and skills to meet the cultural and ethical needs of clients throughout the lifespan. The focus of care is initiated through the use of the nursing process with the goal being to maintain a state of wellness or to support the client with comfort and dignity. Successful completion of the program qualifies graduates to take the Vocational Nursing licensing examination.
Several factors have affected the program's course offerings in recent years, including changing economic conditions, changes in student interests and students' basic skill levels, the increasing use of technology in the workplace as well as the classroom, and the college's change to a compressed calendar. The Health Occupations curriculum is designed to prepare persons to enter Nursing programs, obtain entry-level skills, or provide continuing education in specialized areas.