Vocational Nurse (VN)
Mission Statement through instruction we will assist students to become skilled healthcare providers, capable of delivering quality healthcare to their community.
General Information The Vocational Nursing Program is designed to prepare students to function as members of the health care team, under the directions of a licensed physician and/or a registered nurse in a variety of situations concerned with quality nursing care. Vocational nursing students learn to assist in data collection, plan and implement nursing care, administer medications and treatments with knowledge of their therapeutic results and maintain safe environment for clients and their families. The Traditional Nursing Program is accredited by the California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians. the Traditional VN Class requires three semesters of full time study plus some prerequisites.
VN license - Upon satisfactory completion of the program the graduate will receive a certification of completion from the college and is eligible to write the National State Board Examination (NCLEX-PN/VN) for licensure as a vocational nurse in the state of California. Seventeen students are accepted into each class. Applicants not accepted may apply for the next VN program. THERE IS NO WAITING LIST.