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The Vocational Nursing Program prepares students to successfully attain training and qualifications to become a Licensed Vocational Nurse. The vocational nursing program is approved by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT). It is a 12-month program which offers theory and practical hands-on training. Upon completion of the program you will be eligible to take the state examination with the Board of Vocational Nursing (NCLEX-PN)

  • Are you a problem solver?
  • Do you like science?
  • Do you enjoy helping people?
  • Are you “hands on”?

This career may be for you!

Classes include

  • Fundamental of Nursing
  • Medical/Surgical Nursing
  • Gynecology/OB Nursing
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Pharmacology
  • Psychology/Psychiatric Nursing
  • Geriatric Nursing
  • Rehabilitation Nursing
  • Theory Hours 576 and Clinical Hours 960
  • Total Hours 1536

Day Full Time Classes Available.

Licensure Eligibility

Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technician (BVNPT) State Exam NCLEX-PN

Cost for Program: $12,999

The above cost is an estimate. Your costs may vary. Additional fees may apply. Program cost includes books, and administration fees. Some fees are paid directly to an outside vendor.

Possible Job Opportunities

  • LVN K-12 School Setting
  • LVN Nursing Home
  • Sub-Acute Care Facility
  • LVN SNF
  • LVN Home Health
  • LVN Specialty Clinics
  • LVN Correctional Facilities
  • LVN Hospice

Median Wage: $21.20

Source: EDD/LMID Occupational Employment Statistics Survey, 2016. Wages and actual employment are not guaranteed. Wages do not reflect self-employment.

Downey Adult School would like to thank everyone who participated in our Fall 2018
Pre-VN Class. Unfortunately due to limited space, we can only select a handful of students to continue onto the Vocational Nursing Program.

Downey Adult School would like to congratulate the following students for having been selected to be part of our January 2019 VN Class. In order to ensure your spot in the VN Class, you must RSVP to the Nursing Department with your confirmation no later than 12:00pm on Thrusday, December 6, 2018. You may contact us ONLY by e-mailing us at mlopez@dusd.net

You must bring the initial payment of $2000.00 by Friday, December 7, 2018. The only form of payment we will accept is Visa, MasterCard, Cashier’s Check or Money Orders (Payable to Downey Adult School).

Please be advised that there is a MANDATORY ORIENTATION to be held on
Monday, December 10, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in room F-40.

 

AVELAR, MARISOLBITALA, SHIRLENE
CHANG, KYUNG JINCARINGAL, ANA LIZA
CATALAN, EVETTDIAZ, DELIA
DIAZ, JANNABELDONATO, KLAUDIA
DYE, BRANDICEFITTERER, RACHAEL
GARCIA, MARIAHLENG, CRYSTAL
LINARES, JOANNALYLES, KEONEE
MELENDEZ, OMARMORALES, JAHZEEL
MOTTA GAXIOLA, VANEZANAVAS, PRECIOUS
ORTEGA, ERINATHE ORTIZ, MADELINE
RAMOS, NICOLEREYES, BRIAN
RODRIGUEZ, KIMBERLYSANCHEZ, SAMANTHA
SANDOVAL, ALEJANDRASCOTT. SHANIYA
STEWART, YVONNETAVAREZ, ANGELINA
WITRON, JEANELLEZEPEDA, KARLA
 ZHENG, JINLING 

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