PRACTICAL NURSING: TECHNICAL CERTIFICATE El Dorado Day Program

PREREQUISITES Course Title Credit
BIOL   2064 A&PI 3
BIOL   206L A&P Lab 1
BIOL   2003 Nutrition 3
MATH 2123 Math for Health Professionals 3
Total Credits   10
     
Nursing Course Numbers - Summer    
PRNS 1102 Pharmacology I 2
PRNS 1106 Nursing Fundamentals & Skills 6
PRNS 1111 Vocational, Legal, & Ethical Issues 1
PRNS 1112 Body Structure and Function 2
Total Credits   11
     
Nursing Course Numbers -Fall Course Title Credit
PRNS 1101 Geriatrics 1
PRNS 1204 Medical Surgical Nursing I 4
PRNS 1212 Pharmacology II 2
PRNS 1222 Nursing of Mothers and Infants 2
PRNS 1232 Nursing of Children 2
PRNS 1142 Practicum  I 2
PRNS 1242 Practicum II 2
Total Credits   15
     
Nursing Course Numbers – Spring Course Title Credit
PRNS 1301 Mental Health and Care of the Mentally Ill 1
PRNS 1314 Medical Surgical Nursing II 4
PRNS 1302 Pharmacology III 2
PRNS 1353 NCLEX Prep and Professional Development 3
PRNS 1365 Practicum III 5
Total Credits   15
     
Total Program Credits   51

     

WARREN PRACTICAL NURSING 
January Day Program
SPRING SEMESTER
COURSE SEM.HR.
P NS 1101 Geriatrics 1
P NS 1102 Pharmacology I 2
P NS 1106 Nursing Fundamentals and Skills 6
P NS 1111 Vocational, Legal, and Ethical Concepts 1
P NS 1112 Body Structure and Function 2
P NS 1142 Practicum I 2
Semester Total 14
 
SUMMER SEMESTER
COURSE SEM.HR.
P NS 1204 Medical Surgical Nursing I 4
P NS 1212 Pharmacology II 2
P NS 1222 Nursing Mothers and Infants 2
P NS 1232 Nursing of Children 2
P NS 1242 Practicum II 2
Semester Total 12
 
FALL SEMESTER
COURSE SEM.HR.
P NS 1301 Mental Health 1
P NS 1302 Pharmacology III 2
P NS 1314 Medical Surgical Nursing II 4
P NS 1365 Practicum III 5
P NS 1353 NCLEX Preparation/Professional Development 3
Semester Total 15
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS 51

Students must complete all components of nursing courses with a grade of "C" (80) or higher to progress to the following semester. Each preceding semester is a prerequisite to the following semester. Courses are sequenced so that material covered in subsequent courses is based on that covered in previous courses.

Basic Studies Requirements

Reading - ACT 19 or above (or) ASSET 42 or above (or) COMPASS 82 or above (or) complete BSTD 0113 Reading Skills II. Students testing into basic studies reading are required to take the Nelson-Denny reading test for placement into the appropriate reading class.

Writing - ACT 19 or above (or) ASSET 42 or above (or) COMPASS 75 or above (or) complete BSTD 0213 Fundamentals of Writing II.

Math - ACT 16 or above (or) ASSET Numerical Skills 39 or above (or) COMPASS 36 or above (or) complete BSTD 0413 Elementary Algebra.
SAS - A course required for all first-time, full-time degree-seeking students and students who test into two or more basic studies courses

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