Vocational Nursing ADN to VN Certificate

The Vocational Nursing ADN to VN Certificate (C2_AVN2) is offered at LSC-North Harris and has additional entrance requirements. For more information, please contact the Nursing Department.

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Program Description

Must be enrolled in ADN Program. This program offers the opportunity for ADN students who completed their first year of the ADN program to be eligible to obtain a vocational nurse license through the MEEP (Multiple Entry Exit Portals) program.

Program Plan

Prerequisite Credits

Course Number Title Credits
BIOL 2401 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4
ENGL 1301 Composition & Rhetoric I 3
PSYC 2301 General Psychology 3

TOTAL Prerequisite Credit Hours:

10

First Year Credits

First Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
SOCI 1301 Principles of Sociology 3
PHED 1164 Introduction to Physical Fitness & Sport OR 1
    Any One Credit Hour Physical Activity Course  
BIOL 2402 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4
RNSG 1301 Pharmacology 3
RNSG 1172 Preparation for Basic Care 1

TOTAL First Semester Credits:

12

Second Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
RNSG 1219 Integrated Skills I 2
BIOL 2420 Medical Microbiology 4
RNSG 1361 Clinical - Nursing I 3
RNSG 1523 Intro to Professional Nursing for Integrated Programs 5

TOTAL Second Semester Credits:

14

Third Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
PSYC 2314 Life-Span Growth & Development 3
RNSG 1229 Integrated Nursing Skills II 2
RNSG 1362 Clinical: Nursing II 3
RNSG 2504 Integrated Care of the Client with Common
Health Care Needs
5

TOTAL Third Semester Credits:

13

Second Year Credits

First Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
VNSG 1122 Vocational Nursing Concepts 1
VNSG 2362 Clinical - Practical Nurse I 3
VNSG1 2363 Clinical - Practical Nurse II 3

TOTAL First Semester Credits:

7

Total Credits

TOTAL Credit Hours for
Vocational Nursing ADN to VN Certificate:

56

  1. Capstone course