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2017-2018 Catalog


Code: F_CER_PN1

Campus: Larimer Campus and Westminster Campus

Practical Nursing - Exit Option - Certificate

Requirements

The Practical Nursing - Exit Option certificate is designed for students who would like to complete the requirements to be eligible to apply for the PN NCLEX®. Students completing NUR 169 and the first year of the nursing program may apply for the NCLEX® exam for practical nursing licensure. This program is approved by the Colorado Board of Nursing. It is not accredited by the ACEN.

Required Nursing Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
NUR 106Medical Surgical Nursing Concepts

7

NUR 109Fundamentals of Nursing

6

NUR 112Basic Concepts of Pharmacology

2

NUR 150Maternal Child Nursing

6

NUR 169Transition into Practical Nursing

4

Total Credit Hours:25.0

Additional Health Related Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
HPR 108Dietary Nutrition

1

or

HWE 100Human Nutrition

3

Total Credit Hours:1-3

General Education Requirements

English

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENG 121English Composition I

3

or

ENG 122English Composition II

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Mathematics

Course NumberTitleCredits
MAT 103Math for Clinical Calculations

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Course NumberTitleCredits
PSY 235Human Growth and Development

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Natural and Physical Sciences

Course NumberTitleCredits
BIO 201Human Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab

4

BIO 202Human Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab

4

BIO 204Microbiology with Lab

4

Total Credit Hours:12

Required General Education Courses

Total Credit Hours:21

Total Credit Hours: 47.0

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