970 Klamath Lane
Yuba City, California 95993
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LPN Program Details
The VN program has a 71 week part time program and a 36 week full time program. There are three modules. Module One includes orientation and a review of Basic Medical/Surgical nursing care. Module Two includes Maternity and Pediatrics and the Reproductive system. Module Three emphasizes Advanced Medical-Surgical concepts. This competency-based course prepares students in the skills needed to pass the NCLEX-PN (National Council Licensing Examination-Practical Nursing). Total Hours are 1600 – Theory, 600; Clinical Hours, 1000.
Upon completion of the VOCATIONAL NURSING PROGRAM, the graduate will be prepared for entry-level practice to perform authorized acts of nursing, which utilize specialized knowledge and skills and which meet the health needs of the people in a variety of settings under the direction of qualified health professionals. The graduate will also:
-Provide assistance to influence the client's development in achieving an optimal level of self care.
-Utilize the nursing process in using and practicing basic assessment (data collection), participating in planning, executing interventions in accordance with the care plan or treatment plan, and contributing to individualized nursing interventions.
-Provide patient/client care and perform basic nursing services as defined in scope of practice for Vocational Nursing.
-Apply communication skills for the purpose of a continuity of patient/client care and education.
-Promote an understanding and appreciation of the principles of health and health education, and insight into disease treatment and prevention, and for the client's return to self-care.
-Promote an awareness of essential social attributes necessary to perform safely and efficiently.
-Perform safely and efficiently, while maintaining confidential positive interpersonal relationships, empathy, and patient advocacy.
-Fulfill the social responsibility of being a role model for a positive health example in health care facilities, in the community, and in the home.