1,558 Total Program Hours
664-theory hours * 894 clinical hours
This program is a 13 months training program that prepares students become professional nurses serving the health care needs of the community. This program prepares graduates for the State licensure examinations to become licensed a a health care provider in the healthcare field.
Requirement: High school diploma or GED, Preferred CNA certificate.
Scheduled Class Start: June 26, 2017 or July 03, 2017
What You Will Learn In the VN Program
- Application of nursing concepts to clinical practice
- Move patients in bed, transfer patient from bed to chair and vice versa.
- Assist patients who are not able to toilet on their own.
- Bathe patients and provide hygiene and comfort.
- Help patients with feedings and ADLs, provide & assist with hygiene, and grooming
- Participate with restorative or rehabilitative care of patients unable to move and walk.
- Apply sterile and dry dressings to wounds and clean bed sores.
- Care for genito-urinary care tasks: foley catheter insertion, specific diagnostic tests
- Measure weights, I & O, measure height & weight, measure vital signs and report abnormal measurements
- Administer medications; oral, parenteral and nutritional support
- Observe, report & document observations of significant changes on patients’ conditions.
- Assume leadership roles
- Assist with management roles
The course will teach you how to help a patient maintain their sense of dignity, maintain and respect patient’s privacy, communicate with patients and their family, and become a critical part of a health care team.