Practical Nursing C.A.

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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.

Required Courses

Subject Course Title Credits
General Education Requirements (17 credits)
Communication ENG 096 or
ENG 101
Developmental Writing II or
English Composition I
Social Science PSY 101
SOC 151 or
SOC 251 or
PSY 225
Into to Psychology
Gerontology or
Aspect of Aging or
Psychology of Aging
Natural Science BIO 250A/250B
BIO 251A/251B
Anatomy & Physiology I
Anatomy & Physiology II
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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