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Vocational Nursing

Are you interested in enrolling in our Vocational Nursing program? All LVN students are required to complete the Vocational Nursing Pre-Requisite courses in advance of admissions. The VN PRQ is 100% online, and can be completed in as few as 4 weeks!

The next Vocational Nursing class at Integrity College of Health begins on Monday, February 21, 2022. If you would like to be part of this class and need your Pre-requisite courses in advance, we make it easy. Enroll in our next PRQ class hosted by our sister school, High Desert Medical College

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Vocational Nursing Program

Why Choose ICH’s Vocational Nursing Program?

  • Hybrid program combining online coursework and hands-on training
  • Achievable in as few as 56 weeks
  • Flexible schedules – work while you attend school!
  • Dedicated, professional faculty
  • Financial aid available to those who qualify

At Integrity College of Health, our Vocational Nursing program is designed to prepare students to enter one of the fastest-growing professions in the healthcare industry. Nurses are critical allied health professionals, providing care for people who are sick, injured, convalescent, or disabled under the direction of physicians and registered nurses. This 56-week program prepares students with critical theoretical knowledge and practical hands-on skills through a combination of coursework and clinical labs. Students also receive real-world on-the-job experience through an Externship.

Students in the Vocational Nursing program learn how to:

  • Provide Basic Nursing Care
  • Administer medications
  • Document Patients’ Signs and Symptoms
  • Perform Therapeutic and Rehabilitative Measures.

Graduates receive a Certificate of Completion, Vocational Nursing diploma and will be prepared for with the educational foundation to pass the NCLEX-PN exam, foster upward mobility and establish a career path in nursing. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics ranks Licensed Practical and Vocational Nurses among the fastest growing occupations over the 2020-2030 decade. Employment is projected to grow 9% (much faster than average) over the 2020-2030 decade, adding about 67,000 more jobs nationwide. As of 2020, Licensed Practical and Vocational Nurses held 688,100 positions nationwide.


Program Overview

  • Length of Program: 56 weeks morning/afternoon or 68 weeks evening classes
  • Total Clock Hours: 1,687
  • Graduates will receive a Diploma in Vocational Nursing

Course Objectives

Upon completion of the program, graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate command of basic knowledge and principles of safe and effective nursing care by passing the NCLEX-PN exam on the first attempt.
  • Demonstrate safe and effective clinical decision-making skills as an entry level Vocational Nurse.
  • Utilize the Nursing Process in determining the needs of the client.
  • Collaborate with the client, family and members of the interdisciplinary team to achieve positive outcomes for the clients.
  • Participate in the process of exploring the many varied and dynamic roles of nursing in our society today.
  • Utilize effective communication skills with clients and healthcare team members.
  • Demonstrate culturally competent care by the identification, honor and respect of each client’s cultural heritage.
  • Practice within the legal and ethical standards of the nursing profession.

Prerequisites: Must have a high school diploma or GED and pass the entrance exam.

Please refer to the latest School Catalog for more information.

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