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Vocational Nursing Certificate

The Vocational Nursing Certificate (C2_PRN2) is offered at LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery and LSC-Tomball and has additional entrance requirements. For more information, please contact the Nursing Department.

Program Description

This program is a 3 semester, one year full-time program that prepares students interested in becoming a licensed vocational nurse (LVN). The program teaches students to provide nursing care in a variety of health care settings.

Program Plan

Prerequisite Credits

Course Number Title Credits
BIOL1 2404 Introduction to A&P 4

TOTAL Prequisite Credit Hours:

4

First Year Credits

Course Number Title Credits
VNSG 1160 Clinical Basics 1
VNSG 1260 Clinical I 2
VNSG2,3 1216 Nutrition 2
VNSG 1323 Basic Nursing Skills 3
VNSG 1304 Foundations 3
VNSG 1400 Nursing in Health & Illness I 4
VNSG3 1238 Mental Illness 2
VNSG 1163 Pediatric Clinical 1
VNSG 1331 Pharmacology 3
VNSG 1262 Clinical II 2
VNSG 1334 Pediatrics 3
VNSG 1409 Nursing in Health & Illness II 4
VNSG 1119 Professional Development 1
VNSG3 1226 Gerontology 2
VNSG 1306 Maternity/Newborn Nursing 3
VNSG 1410 Nursing In Health & Illness III 4
VNSG 2161 Maternity/Newborn Clinical 1
VNSG5 2361 Clinical III 3

TOTAL Credit Hours for First Year:

44

Total Credits

TOTAL Credit Hours for Vocational Nursing Certificate:

48

  1. BIOL 2401 & 2402 Anatomy & Physiology I & II can be substituted for BIOL 2404, if student has taken them.
  2. BIOL 1322 Nutrition can be substituted for VNSG 1116 Nutrition, if student has taken it previously.
  3. Course may be taken during any semester as scheduled by college.
  4. RNSG 1301 may be substituted for VNSG 1231, if student has take it previously.
  5. Capstone course

Note: Students must meet TSI requirements. See LoneStar.edu/TSI for details.

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