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Vocational Nursing

Are you compassionate, organized, and detail-oriented? Are you interested in a career in which you can provide care and truly help others? If you are interested in which you work closely with patients to provide direct medical care, a career as a Vocational Nurse could be a great choice for you!

With Integrity College of Health’s Hybrid, Hands-on, and Online courses, you can get the training you need for this rewarding healthcare career in as few as 56 weeks! Our classes are small with real-world training ensuring our students are prepared for the NCLEX-PN exam. Financial aid is available, to those who qualify. Job placement assistance available.

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Why choose the ICH 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.

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

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

  • Take and pass VN PRQ 101 (128 hours) the prerequisite course for the VN Program or qualify with completed general education classes. Contact admissions for more information. Click HERE to learn more.
  • Pass an entrance exam.

Integrity College of Health baccalaureate degree in nursing is seeking pre-accreditation candidacy from the National League of Nursing Commission for Nursing Education (NLN CNEA).  Students, employers, members of the public, and other communities of interest are invited to submit comments regarding the programs under review directly to NLN CNEA staff. All comments may be submitted directly to the National League for Nursing and must be received by Monday, April 11, 2022.