VN Program Overview

1808 Clock Hours including theory and clinical/105 Quarter Credit Hours (The approximate time to complete the program will vary according to the start and end dates of a cohort and ranges from 13 – 14 months for full time and 26 – 28 months for part time, including school and national holidays, breaks between terms, a one-week break at Thanksgiving and a two week break in December.)

All academic policies and procedures in this catalog for the Vocational Nurse program are in effect for the Irvine Campus and the Los Angeles, Alhambra Branch Campus.

Course Number and Title Classroom/ Lecture Clock HoursClinical Education Clock HoursLab Clock HoursTotal Credit HoursExternship HoursEligible for Credit Transfer
MED 2060 Nursing Fundamentals I360 2.5 Yes
MED 2061 Nursing Fundamentals II360 2.5 Yes
MED 2062 Nursing Fundamentals III360 2.5 Yes
MED 2044 Pharmacology Fundamentals540 3.5 Yes
CLI 2215A Term 1 Clinical Skills Lab0144 7.5 Yes
CLI 2215B Term 1 Clinical0112 6 No
MED 2261 Term 1 Cumulative Exam180 1 No
MED 2045 Integumentary System240 1.5 No
MED 2046 Sensory System120 0.5 No
MED 2047 Musculo-Skeletal System300 2 No
MED 2048 Digestive System360 2.5 No
MED 2049 Fluid and Electrolyte Balance and Renal System440 3 No
MED 2050 Emergency and Surgical Nursing160 1 No
MED 2262 Term 2 Cumulative Exam180 1 No
CLI 2216A Term 2 Prefacility Clinical Proficiency048 2.5 No
CLI 2216B Term 2 Clinical0208 11 No
MED 2051 Cardiovascular System440 3 No
MED 2052 Immune System240 1.5 No
MED 2053 Oncology300 2 No
MED 2054 Respiratory System320 2 No
MED 2056 Endocrine System320 2 No
MED 2263 Term 3 Cumulative Exam180 1 No
CLI 2217A Term 3 Prefacility Clinical Proficiency048 2.5 No
CLI 2217B Term 3 Clinical0208 11 No
MED 2057 Neurological System300 2 No
MED 2118 Mental Health Nursing460 3 No
MED 2058 Reproductive and Maternal Nursing460 3 No
MED 2059 Pediatric Nursing480 3 No
MED 2107 Nursing Leadership and Supervision160 1 No
MED 2115 Community Nursing80 0.5 No
CLI 2214 Term 4 Clinical0256 13.5 No
MED 2264 Exit Exam and NCLEX Preparation500 3.5 No
Employment/Job Title: Licensed Vocational Nurse