Advanced Placement for Licensed Vocational Nurses – Option I

Curriculum Plan

Summer Semester – Course Titles
Semester Units
Theory

Laboratory

N125 Nursing Transition
1.0
1.0
* Physical Education
1.0

Total:

2.0
1.0

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 10.0, Clinical 13.0)
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.