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Vocational Nursing Certificate


Certificate Requirements

Spring Admission

Summer Semester 10 weeks - Level II
VNSG 1509 NURSING IN HEALTH AND ILLNESS II 5 credit hours
VNSG 1331 PHARMACOLOGY 3 credit hours
VNSG 1363 CLINICAL II - SPRING ADMISSION 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 11

Spring Admission

Spring Semester 16 weeks - Level I
VNSG 1420 ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY FOR ALLIED HEALTH 4 credit hours
VNSG 1323 BASIC NURSING SKILLS 3 credit hours
VNSG 1400 NURSING IN HEALTH AND ILLNESS I 4 credit hours
VNSG 1227 ESSENTIALS OF MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION 2 credit hours
VNSG 1360 CLINICAL I 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 16

VNSG1420 may be taken before admission to the program, but no later than the first semester after admission. BIOL2401 and BIOL2402 (Anatomy and Physiology I and II) may be substituted for VNSG1420. Both semesters of Anatomy and Physiology must be taken for credit to be given.

Fall Admission

Summer Semester 10 weeks - Level III
VNSG 2510 NURSING IN HEALTH AND ILLNESS III 5 credit hours
VNSG 1219 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 2 credit hours
VNSG 2360 CLINICAL III - FALL ADMISSION* 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 10

*VNSG2360 will constitute the capstone experience.

Fall Admission

Fall Semester 16 weeks - Level I
VNSG 1420 ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY FOR ALLIED HEALTH 4 credit hours
VNSG 1323 BASIC NURSING SKILLS 3 credit hours
VNSG 1400 NURSING IN HEALTH AND ILLNESS I 4 credit hours
VNSG 1227 ESSENTIALS OF MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION 2 credit hours
VNSG 1360 CLINICAL I 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 16

VNSG1420 may be taken before admission to the program, but no later than the first semester after admission. BIOL2401 and BIOL2402 (Anatomy and Physiology I and II) may be substituted for VNSG1420. Both semesters of Anatomy and Physiology must be taken for credit to be given.

Fall Admission

Spring Semester 16 weeks - Level II
VNSG 1509 NURSING IN HEALTH AND ILLNESS II 5 credit hours
VNSG 1331 PHARMACOLOGY 3 credit hours
VNSG 1230 MATERNAL-NEONATAL NURSING 2 credit hours
VNSG 1234 PEDIATRICS 2 credit hours
VNSG 1463 CLINICAL II - FALL ADMISSION 4 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 16

Spring Admission

Fall Semester 16 weeks - Level III
VNSG 1230 MATERNAL-NEONATAL NURSING 2 credit hours
VNSG 1234 PEDIATRICS 2 credit hours
VNSG 2510 NURSING IN HEALTH AND ILLNESS III 5 credit hours
VNSG 1219 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 2 credit hours
VNSG 2460 CLINICAL III - SPRING ADMISSION* 4 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 15

*VNSG2460 will constitute the capstone experience.