Coastal Pines Technical College

Coastal Pines Technical College 2016-2017 Catalog and Student Handbook

Practical Nursing PN12

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Practical Nursing and Related Programs

Diploma

Program Description

The Practical Nursing diploma program is designed to prepare students to write the NCLEX-PN for licensure as practical nurses. The program prepares graduates to give competent nursing care. This is done through a selected number of academic and occupational courses providing a variety of techniques and materials necessary to assist the student in acquiring the needed knowledge and skills to give competent care. A variety of clinical experiences is planned so that theory and practice are integrated under the guidance of the clinical instructor. Program graduates receive a practical nursing diploma and have the qualifications of an entry-level practical nurse. Students most commonly will have to submit a satisfactory criminal background check as well as a drug screen in order to be placed in a clinical health care facility to complete the clinical portions of their educational training.

Program Approval

The Practical Nursing program is approved by the Georgia Board of Examiners of Licensed Practical Nurses.

http://sos.georgia.gov/plb/lpn/

Licensure Information

Graduates of the program are eligible to sit for the NCLEX-PN licensure required to obtain licensure as a Georgia LPN.

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Admission Requirements

Minimum Required Age

18

High School Diploma or GED Required

Yes

Placement Scores for Regular Admission (Accuplacer)

English

Reading

Math

Algebra

60

55

34

N/A

 

Other Conditions for Admission

Students most commonly will have to submit a satisfactory criminal background check as well as drug screen in order to be placed in a clinical healthcare facility to complete the clinical portions of their educational training.

Location(s)

Alma

Baxley

Golden Isles

Jesup

Waycross

Program Courses

Credits

Basic Skills

 

ENGL 1010 - Fundamentals of English I

3

MATH 1012 - Foundations of Mathematics

3

PSYC 1010 - Basic Psychology

3

Occupational Courses

 

ALHS 1011- Structure and Function of the Human Body

5

ALHS 1060 - Diet and Nutrition for Allied Health Sciences

2

PNSG 2010 - Introduction to Pharmacology and Clinical Calculations

2

PNSG 2030 - Nursing Fundamentals

6

PNSG 2035 - Nursing Fundamentals Clinical

2

PNSG 2210 - Medical-Surgical Nursing I

4

PNSG 2220 - Medical-Surgical Nursing II

4

PNSG 2230 - Medical-Surgical Nursing III

4

PNSG 2240 - Medical-Surgical Nursing IV

4

PNSG 2310 - Medical-Surgical Nursing Clinical I

2

PNSG 2320 - Medical-Surgical Nursing Clinical II

2

PNSG 2330 - Medical-Surgical Nursing Clinical III

2

PNSG 2340 - Medical-Surgical Nursing Clinical IV

2

PNSG 2250 - Maternity Nursing

3

PNSG 2255 - Maternity Nursing Clinical

1

PNSG 2410 - Nursing Leadership

1

PNSG 2415 - Nursing Leadership Clinical

2

Minimum credit hours

57

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