Practical Nursing

Location: Peak Innovation Center (Satellite) 

  • Two-Year Program
  • 45 College Credit Hours



Practical Nursing students begin their program of study with academic classes about anatomy and medical terminology. In the second semester, students advance to nursing coursework and clinical experiences in the nursing care of clients at local hospitals and nursing homes. At the successful completion of this two-year program, students will be eligible to take the Licensed Practical Nurse certification exam (NCLEX).

 Fall Semester, First Year BIOL 1433/1431 Basic Anatomy & Physiology HLTH 1473 Medical Terminology
 Spring Semester, First Year CNA 1006 Nurse Assisting HLTH 2953 First Aid
 Fall Semester, Second Year LPN 1187 Fundamentals I LPN 1197 Fundamentals II
 Spring Semester, Second Year LPN 1217 Medical/Surgical I LPN 1227 Medical Surgical II
 Summer LPN 1237 Medical/Surgical II with Specialty NCLEX Seminar
 After High School Graduation Technical Certificate-Practical Nursing LPN License (if passed)

Note: Students must meet UAFS College of Health Science requirements before advancing to the second semester of the Practical Nursing program.