Curriculum (LPN)

Career Opportunities
The graduate Practical Nurse will be able to perform nursing care ranging from simple to complex under the supervision of the Registered Nurse, Licensed Physician, or Licensed Dentist. Nine out of ten of our students find satisfying careers in the nursing field soon after graduation. The Kanawha Valley has an abundant number of hospitals, clinics, physician's offices, and nursing homes in which our students have found great professional opportunities.

PNR 101 (3 months)
Math for Meds (Prerequisite for Pharmacology)
Medical Terminology
Anatomy I and II
Nutrition
Life Span Development
Geriatric Life Span I
Introduction to Computers or Computer Applications
Psychology

PN 102 (4.5 months)
Fundamentals of Nursing
Practical/Vocational Nursing I
Medical Surgical Nursing I
Pharmacology I
Geriatric Nursing II

PN 103 (4.5 months)
Practical/Vocational Nursing II
Medical Surgical Nursing II
Pharmacology II
Geriatric Nursing III
Maternity Nursing
Mental Health Nursing
Pediatric Nursing