Advanced Placement for Licensed Vocational Nurses - Option I

Curriculum Plan

 

 

Summer Semester - Course Titles
Semester Units
 
Theory

Laboratory

  N125 Nursing Transition
1.5
0.5
  * Physical Education
1.0
 

Total:

2.5
0.5

 

Successful completion of N125 is prerequisite to Semester 3 courses.

 

 

SEMESTER 3 - Course Titles
Semester Units
 
Theory
Laboratory
  N231 Nursing Pharmacology
1.0
 
  N232 Specialized Nursing Role
1.0
 
  N233 Intermediate Medical-Surgical & Psychiatric Nursing
3.0
 
  N233L Intermediate Medical-Surgical & Psychiatric Nursing Clinical
 
6.0
  * Speech 101 Oral Communication
3.0
 
Total:
8.0
6.0

 

Successful completion of Semester 3 is prerequisite to Semester 4 courses.

 

 

 

SEMESTER 4 - Course Titles
Semester Units
 
Theory
Laboratory
  N242 Nursing Role in Leadership, Management, Current Issues & Gerontology
2.0
 
  N243 Advanced Medical-Surgical Nursing & Gerontology Nursing
2.0
 
  N243L Advanced Medical-Surgical & Gerontology Nursing Clinical
 
6.0
  *United States History or Political Science
3.0
 
  *Humanities Requirement
3.0
 
Total:
10.0
6.0
     

 

Credits on completion of program

 

 

 

Nursing . . . (Theory 10.5, Clinical 12.5)
23 units
Credit for Vocational Nursing Education
21 units
General Education (corequisites and prerequisites)
31 units
Total:
75 units
* General Education courses to be taken at East Los Angeles College or other U.S. accredited community college or university during or prior to semester/term indicated.
L.V.N.'s who successfully complete this option are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) to become registered nurses, considered graduates and receive an Associate of Science degree in Nursing from Los Angeles County College of Nursing and Allied Health.