Curriculum

R. N. Nursing Curriculum

WINTER/SUMMER ONLY UNITS
Nursing 277 Health Assessment 1.5
Nursing 276 Introduction to the Nursing Process 1.5
Nursing 275A Pharmacology I 1
Nursing 275B Pharmacology II 1
TOTAL UNITS: 5

Once you pass the 4 classes above you will start the full time program

FIRST SEMESTER UNITS
Nursing 265 Fundamentals of Nursing 4
Nursing 266 Nursing Process & Practice in the Care of the Adult Client I 4
TOTAL UNITS: 8
SECOND SEMESTER UNITS
Nursing 267 Nursing Process & Practice in the Care of the Adult Client II 4
Nursing 268 Nursing Process & Practice in the Care of Clients with Alterations in Mental Health 4
Nursing 273 Role Transition 0.5
TOTAL UNITS: 8.5
THIRD SEMESTER UNITS
Nursing 269 Nursing Process & Practice in the Care of the Adult Client III 5.5
Nursing 271 Nursing Process & Practice in the Care of Women and the Newborn 4
TOTAL UNITS: 9.5
FOURTH SEMESTER UNITS
Nursing 270 Nursing Process & Practice in the Care of Children 4
Nursing 272 Nursing Process & Practice in the Care of the Adult Client IV 6
Nursing 274 Role-Transition II 5
TOTAL UNITS: 10.5

R.N. Curriculum For Licensed Vocational Nurses

Option 1 Prerequisites: Current California License and the following classes: Anatomy, Physiology, Microbiology 1 or 20 (A GPA of 2.5 is needed in the science courses), Psychology 1, Psychology 41, English 101, Math 125, Chemistry 51 or 65, Physical Education, Humanities, Speech 101, Sociology 1 or 11 or Anthropology 102 and American Institutions or U.S. History requirements. The curriculum for the L.V.N. who chooses Option 1 is the same as that of a generic R.N. student. Credit will be given for N265, N266, N275A and N275B.

Option 2 (30 Unit Option/Non-graduate)
Prerequisites include a current California VN license, Physiology 1, Microbiology 1 or 20. High school graduate or equivalent required prior to BRN licensure examination (NCLEX).

Note The student is not considered a graduate of this nursing program and does not qualify for the AS Degree. Students selecting this Option must be counseled by Nursing Chairperson.

WINTER/SUMMER ONLY UNITS
Nursing 277 Health Assessment 1.5
Nursing 276 Introduction to the Nursing Process 1.5
TOTAL UNITS: 3

Once you pass the 2 classes above you will start the full time program

FIRST SEMESTER UNITS
Nursing 267 Nursing Process & Practice in the Care of the Adult Client II 4
Nursing 268 Nursing Process & Practice in the Care of Clients with Alterations in Mental Health 4
Nursing 269 Nursing Process & Practice in the Care of the Adult Client III 5.5
Nursing 273 Role Transition 0.5
TOTAL UNITS: 14
SECOND SEMESTER UNITS
Nursing 271 Nursing Process & Practice in the Care of Woman and the Newborn 4
Nursing 270 Nursing Process & Practice in the Care of Children 4
Nursing 272 Nursing Process & Practice in the Care of the Adult Client IV 6
Nursing 274 Role-Transition II 0.5
TOTAL UNITS: 14.5