Note: If you do not have any of the required coursework completed, it is recommended that you attend an Information Session on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month at 2 p.m. in the advising office at the Downtown Campus.
Students prepare for careers as licensed practical nurses in a variety of healthcare settings. Clinical activities are an integral part of this program which is approved by the Washington Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission.
During the clinical phase, students demonstrate nursing competencies under supervision at clinical sites and improve skills by working with a healthcare professional in a preceptorship role.
Graduates are required to pass the Washington State Practical Nursing licensing exam to practice as licensed practical nurses in Washington State. Prior to licensing exam, applicant will need to provide proof of high school graduation or equivalent.
Program Length: Four quarters (approximate)
College application fee is $50, and Practical Nurse application fee is $50, for a combined $100 fee.
(You cannot apply unless all prerequisites have been met.)
(Do not complete these requirements until you have recieved an acceptance letter, and have attended the mandatory nursing program orientation.)
Pass a clear national criminal background check covering Washington state.
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Obtain medical and dental clearance.
Pass a drug screen.
Provide documentary evidence of current immunizations, medical insurance (illness and injury), Health Care Provider CPR.
Possess current liability insurance coverage in the amount of $1 million.
- AIDS/HIV training - seven hours.
- Complete a CASAS test.
Associate of Applied Science Degree: 110-119 Credits
General education requirements must be completed before enrolling in the PNUR coursework. Each required course must be completed with a 3.0 or higher.
|(These courses must be completed before enrolling in the PNUR coursework.)|
|BIOL&||241||Human A & P I||5|
|BIOL&||242||Human A & P 2||5|
|CHEM&||121||Intro to Chemistry||5|
|CTNA||101||Nursing Assistant Certified *||5|
|MATH&||146||Introduction to Statistics||5|
|(All PNUR coursework must be completed with a 3.2 grades or better.)|
|PNUR||202||Personal Vocational Relationships||4|
|PNUR||203||Nursing Fundamentals I/Sim I||7|
|PNUR||220||Nursing Fundamentals II/Sim II||4|
|PNUR||222||Clinical I/Sim III/Clinical Math||4|
|PNUR||233||Clinical II/Sim IV||3|
|PNUR||234||Advanced Clinical II/Sim V/Clinical Math||3|
|PNUR||241||Clinical III /Sim VI/ Clinical Math||4|
* This course may be waived with proof of active NAC license.