Vocational Nursing: (South Gate, Stockton & Salida)

Certificate Program

Gainful Employment Disclosure
This program familiarizes students with the theory and hands-on clinical skills necessary for entry-level positions as a Vocational Nurse.
The goal of the program is to assist Licensed Vocational Nurses as Approved by the Bureau of Vocational Nursing & Psychiatric Technicians. These skills will enable graduates to qualify for work in various medical practice settings including inpatient, outpatient, hospice, home health and various hospital settings.

Catalog No.Classes ListingTheory HoursLab HoursClinical HoursTotal Hours / Credit
Term I:
A&P 200Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology6060
NUT 110Nutrition in Healthcare4040
VN Pharm 200Pharmacology4040
Term II:
VN 100Nursing Fundamentals9696
VN 125Skills Lab240240
VN Pharm 300Pharmacology II4444
Term III:
VN 200Medical-Surgical I9696
VN 250 Practicum ISkills Application Practicum I288288
Term IV:
VN 300Medical-Surgical II9696
VN 250 Practicum IISkills Application Practicum II288288
Term V:
VN 330Nursing in Mental Health3030
VN 340Leadership & Supervision2020
VN 320Nursing in Pediatric Care3030
VN 310Nursing in Obstetric Care3030
VN 350Skills Application Practicum III160160
Term VI:
VN 375NCLEX REVIEW Virtual ATI with Coach8080
California License Examination Reporting:
Vocational Nursing, Passing RateTookPass%Passing
1/1/2014 – 12/31/2014282382.14%
01/01/2013-12/31/2013191789.47%
01/01/2012-12-31-2012564682%
Gainful Employment Disclosure:
Program SOC Code Links to Occupational Profiles on O*Net
Vocational Nursing
O* Net Occupational Titles 29-2061.00 http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/29-2061.00
Licensed Practical Nurse(LPN), Charge Nurse, Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Clinic Licensed Practical Nurse (CLINIC LPN), Pediatric Licensed Practical Nurse (PEDIATRIC LPN), Clinic Nurse, Office Nurse, Private Duty Nurse, Triage Licensed Practical Nurse (TRIAGE LPN)
On-Time Completion Rate 64%
Placement Rates (2013-2014 AY) 79%
www.bvnpt.ca.gov/education/vn_stats.shtml