The mission of the Vocational Nursing Program is to train students in the skills needed to pass the National Council Licensing Exam for Practical Nursing and become successfully employed in a healthcare setting. The vocational nurse program provides students with the theory, interpersonal, laboratory skills and clinical experience to prepare them for a career as a vocational nurse. Lecture and skills laboratory take place on campus while the clinical training takes place at various health care facilities.
The vocational nurse functions as a member of the health care team who provides basic nursing care, administers medications, reports and documents patient signs and symptoms, and carries out therapeutic and rehabilitative measures. Upon successful completion of the program, the student is eligible to take the National Council Licensing Exam for Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN) to become licensed as a Vocational Nurse (LVN).
Provide the student with the theory, skills, and clinical exposure to successfully pass the NCLEX-PN examination and work as an entry-level vocational nurse in an acute care hospital, skilled nursing or long-term care facility.
Provide students with the skills necessary to report data to assist in the identification of problems and develop outcomes in patient-centered plans of care.
Train student to become a vital member of a healthcare team.
Serving Southern California for over 30 years
Serving the Greater Los Angeles, Orange County and Inland Empire areas for over 30 years, Platt College offers degree programs to train graduates for careers in the legal, medical, and creative fields.
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