Career Colleges of America - San Bernardino
184 Club Center Drive
San Bernardino, CA 92408
Fax (562) 869-7013
The San Bernardino campus opened in 2003, offering a variety of programs that includes vocational nursing.After students graduate and are licensed, they can work in hospitals, community health agencies, nursing homes, doctors offices and other health care settings. Licensed vocational nurses work under the supervision of physicians, registered nurses and other health care professionals. Experienced licensed vocational nurses may supervise other health care providers in some settings. LVN's earn good salaries, and many healthcare professionals begin their careers as vocational nurses
Career Colleges of America, Southgate
5612 East Imperial Highway
Southgate, CA 90280
Fax (562) 869-7013
Career Colleges Of AmericaCertificates/Less-than-2-year certificateLicensed Practical + Vocational Nurse Training (LPN, LVN, Cert, Dipl, AAS). General Description for:Career Colleges Of America Less-than-2-year certificate Licensed Practical + Vocational Nurse Training (LPN, LVN, Cert, Dipl, AAS): A program that prepares individuals to assist in providing general nursing care under the direction of a registered nurse, physician or dentist. Includes instruction in taking patient vital signs, applying sterile dressings, patient health education and assistance with examinations and treatment
Career Development Institute
1830 S. Robertson Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90035
Fax (310) 559-7114
Career Networks Institute
986 West Town and Country Road
Orange, CA 92868
(714) 568-0047 ext 104
Fax (714) 568-9797
The Vocational Nursing Program requires students to complete 1260 hours and 84 credits. In order to qualify, students must be at least 17 years old, have a high school diploma or GED, and meet minimum requirements for admission.
Casa Loma College, Hawthorne
12540 S. Crenshaw Blvd.
Hawthorne, CA 90250
Fax (310) 220-3112
Casa Loma College - Van Nuys
6850 Van Nuys Blvd,
Van Nuys, CA 91405
Fax (818) 785-2191
Center of Education and Technology
13601 E. Whittier Blvd. #500
Whittier, CA 90605
Fax (562) 907-4317
Nursing I is designed to provide the beginning student an introduction to personal and vocational relationship in nursing. Emphasis is placed upon the application of the nursing process using Maslow's framework within the context of the vocational nursing scope of practice, the healthcare environment, critical thinking, the caring role, and basic nursing skills and procedures, including physical assessment.
Nursing II is designed to provide the student with a foundation in medical-surgical nursing. Topics include general care of patients having problems with pain, cancer, immobility, fluid and axed electrolyte imbalances. Emphasis is placed upon care of patient with disorders of the skin, endocrine glands, blood, cardiovascular and respiratory systems, utilizing the nursing process within Maslow's framework.
Nursing III is a continuation of Medical-Surgical Nursing A. Emphasis is placed upon care of patients with muculoskeletal, gastrointestinal, neurological, eye and ear, urological, and reproductive disorders and patients with AIDS, utilizing the nursing process within Maslow's framework.
Nursing IV is designed to provide the senior student with basic knowledge in several specialty areas: family nursing, pediatrics, mental health, home health, hospice and rehabilitation. Emphasis is placed upon care of these patients utilizing the nursing process within the Maslow's framework. Other important topics include leadership and supervision and career issues for the vocational nurse.
Upon completion of the Vocational Nursing Program of the Center of Education and Technology, with grade of 70% or better, the graduate will be able to: Work as a member of a health care team and administer comprehensive nursing care within the scope of practice for vocational nurses. Use the basic assessment (data collection), participate in planning, carry out intervention in accordance with the care plan, and contribute to the evaluation of individualized interventions related to the care plan, for individual clients.
Center Pointe Learning Institute
444 East Market Street, Suite 100
Daly City, California 94014
It's never too late to pursue a career in nursing. Complete an LVN program in as little as 1(one) year. Our Enrollment Coordinator is highly trained to provide you with up-to-date information on the entrance exam, state licensure, career opportunities, etc. You could be starting your new career as soon as you have a license in hand
Central County Occupational Center
760 Hillsdale Avenue
San Jose, CA 95136
Fax (408) 266-6531
Central Nursing College
3550 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 830
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Fax (213) 384-8679
Vocational Nursing. Students will obtain entry-level employment as a Licensed Vocational Nurse. When the actual license is issued by the state, graduates will be able to respond to job opportunities in a wide variety of facilities including long-term care facilities, hospitals, clinics and doctor's offices. These positions are highly specialized and there is a tremendous shortage of LVNs in the greater Los Angeles area
Cerro Coso Community College
3000 College Heights Blvd
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
Fax (760) 375-4776
The Vocational Nursing Program at Cerro Coso Community College provides the comprehensive theory knowledge and hands-on clinical experiences necessary to become a Licensed Vocational Nurse. The CCCC Vocational Nursing Program is approved by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians. Upon completion of the program, the student must successfully pass a comprehensive, mandated exam (NCLEX-PN) to receive the title of Licensed Vocational Nurse.
Licensed Vocational Nurses often continue their health career education to become Registered Nurses. The field of nursing at both the LVN and RN levels offers a wide variety of employment opportunities. If you are interested in continuing your career in nursing, please consult with a member of the counseling staff in the Counseling Center (760-384-6219) to insure that you take the appropriate prerequisite courses.
The Vocational Nursing Program is a full-time, intensive, three semester program that includes classroom and clinical hours plus Skills Lab hours every semester. Students are enrolled in nursing courses an average of 29 hours per week. Classes generally take place Monday through Thursday. Class hours may vary from semester to semester, however, most theory classes are held Monday and Thursday for 4.5 hours each day. Clinical hours generally meet Tuesday and Wednesday from 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM. Skills Lab hours vary according to classroom availability. Generally, there are no theory or clinical classes held on Fridays. Changes in scheduling may be necessary during the semester to accommodate a variety of learning experiences.
Students may also choose to complete the college's educational requirements for an Associate's Degree. Cerro Coso Community College does not offer a part-time program for student vocational nurses
5885 Haven Ave
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91737
Fax (909) 466-2887
Citrus Community College
1000 W Foothill Blvd
Glendora, CA 91741-1899
Fax (626) 914-8724
LVN Certificate-this program prepares you for licensure Program conforms to the regulations of the California Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technicians
Full-time Program – Three semesters starts every fall and spring
Admission requirements high school graduate or equivalent.
complete the prerequisite coursework
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