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Nursing – Practical (LPNCE)

Award: Certificate of achievement

Program location: South Omaha Campus

The licensed practical nurse (LPN) participates with other healthcare team members in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care in a variety of settings. The practical nurse functions under the supervision of a registered nurse or licensed practitioner. Graduates of this program are eligible to write the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) for licensure as a practical nurse. This program is approved by the Nebraska Board of Nursing.

Graduation Requirements

General education

19.5

Additional requirements  12.0 

Major requirements

35.0

Total credit hours required

66.5

MCC’s nursing programs have special admission requirements. Contact Student Services for more information and to obtain a current healthcare admission information packet.

General education requirements (19.5 credit hrs.)

Communications

ENGL 1010English Composition IONLINEHYBRID

4.5

Quantitative/numeracy skills

MATH 1310Intermediate AlgebraONLINE

4.5

Social sciences

PSYC 1120Human Growth and DevelopmentONLINE

4.5

Natural sciences

CHEM 1010College ChemistryONLINE

6.0

CHEM 1010LCollege Chemistry Lab

0.0

 

Additional requirements (12.0 credit hrs.)

Courses

BIOS 2310Human Anatomy and Physiology I

6.0

BIOS 2310LHuman Anatomy and Physiology I Lab

0.0

BIOS 2320Human Anatomy and Physiology II

6.0

BIOS 2320LHuman Anatomy and Physiology II Lab

0.0

BIOS 2310:  Additional prerequisite(s) may be required.

Major requirements for Nursing – Practical (35.0 credit hrs.)

Courses

NURS 1110Adult Nursing I

6.0

NURS 1120Adult Nursing II

8.0

NURS 1130Adult Nursing III

8.5

NURS 1200Professional Role of the Nurse I

1.0

NURS 1300Mental Health Nursing I

1.0

NURS 1400Family Nursing I

3.0

NURS 1510Concepts of Health Assessment and Therapeutic Interventions I

3.5

NURS 1950Pharmacology

4.0

See Nursing Suggested Curriculum Plan