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Practical Nursing C.A.
Applying is easy! We have an open-admission policy, which means if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent, you’re in and we can’t wait to see you in the halls.
Practical Nursing C.A.
Department: Practical Nursing
Total Credit Hours: 50 credits
The practical nursing program at SCC teaches students to provide direct care for patients through classroom and campus laboratory work as well as on-site training in hospital, geriatric and other health care settings.
The practical nursing program is fully approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing.
Upon successful completion of the program, graduates are eligible to apply to take the National Licensure Exam for Practical Nurses. However, completion of this program does not guarantee licensure. The state board may refuse licensure to applicants who may jeopardize the well-being of Missouri citizens.
"The Missouri State Board of Nursing may refuse to issue any certificate of registration or authority, permit or license required pursuant to this chapter for one or any combination of causes stated in subsection 2 of this section. (1-14) 1990." RSMO 335.066.
|General Education Requirements (17 credits)|
|Communication||ENG 096||Developmental Writing II||3|
|ENG 101||English Composition I|
|Social Science||PSY 101||Into to Psychology||3|
|SOC 151 or||Gerontology or||3|
|SOC 251 or||Aspect of Aging or|
|PSY 225||Psychology of Aging|
|Natural Science||BIO 250A/250B||Anatomy & Physiology I||4|
|BIO 251A/251B||Anatomy & Physiology II||4|
|Core Course Requirements (33 credits)|
|NPN 100||Personal & Vocational Concepts||1|
|NPN 101/111/121||Fundamentals of Nursing||7|
|NPN 102/112||Maternal Child Nursing||6|
|NPN 151/161/171||Medical-Surgical Nursing I||11|
|NPN 152/162/172||Medical-Surgical Nursing II||8|
|Total Required Hours: 50 credits|
For more information, contact 636-922-8280.
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8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Hours may vary during summer – please call to confirm.