The Vocational Nursing program is approved by The Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT), this is a 12 month program which offers both theory and practical hands-on training necessary to become a Licensed Vocational Nurse. The program will cover medical/surgical, gynecology, pediatrics, pharmacology, psychology, geriatric nursing, and rehabilitation along with other fundamentals. Upon completion, you will be eligible to take the state examination wth the Board of Vocational Nursing (NCLEX-PN). The role of a Licensed Vocational Nurse includes caring for people who are physically and mentally ill, including medical and surgical patients, convalescents, the handicapped, frail elderly, and others. Under the supervision of doctors and registered nurses, they do nursing that requires technical knowledge. In hospital, they take vital signs, keep medical charts, change dressings, and assist patient. The LVN collects data, assists the health team to implement and evaluate nursing care for the patient’s record. They administer prescribed medications and injections. LVN’s can teach patient health care.
VOCATIONAL NURSING STUDENTS