Science-Licensed Practical Nurse

For Admissions to Program in Catalog Year 2017-2018

Developmental Requirements: Satisfy/Finish MTE 3 AND Satisfy/Finish ENF 3

Application Deadline: February

Grade/Semester
Completed

 


Course #

 

 
Course Title

 
Cr

 

 

General Education

/

 

SDV 100

 

College Success Skills

1

/

 

ENG 111

 

College Composition I

3

/

 

ENG 112

 

College Composition II

3

/

 

HLT 141

 

Intro to Medical Terminology

(2)3

 

 

 

 

HIS 101-102 History of Western Civilizations I-II OR

HIS 111-112 History of World Civilizations I-II  OR

 

6

/

 

/

 

 

 

HIS 121-122 United States History I II

 

/

 

 

 

Literature I

3

/

 

 

 

Literature II

3

/

 

PSY 230

 

Developmental Psychology

3

/

 

 

 

Social Science Course

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Natural Science and Mathematics

/

 

BIO 141

 

Human Anatomy and Physiology I

4

/

 

BIO 142

 

Human Anatomy and Physiology II

4

/

 

 

 

Natural Lab Science

4

/

 

 

 

Natural Lab Science

4

/

 

 

 

Natural Lab Science

4

 

/

 

 

 

MTH 163 Precalculus I OR

MTH 166 Precalculus with Trigonometry

 

3-4

/

 

MTH 240

 

Statistics

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Open Electives

/

 

 

 

Humanities Elective

3

/

 

NUR 135 or

MTH 126

 

Drug Dosage Calculations                                                   or

Math for Allied Health

2

 

3

/

 

HLT 230

 

HLT 230 Principles of Nutrition & Human Dev

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

Minimum Credits

 

 

 

 

60-64

 

*COURSES HIGHLIGHTED IN RED ARE PRE-REQUISITES FOR THE REGISTERED NURSING PROGRAM.

* COURSES HIGHLIGHTED IN YELLOW ARE COURSES THAT MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO GRADUATING FROM PRACTICAL NURSING.

* All applicants must have completed prerequisites with a grade of C or higher. 

 

Certain criminal convictions may prevent licensure as a nurse or certification as a nurse aide in Virginia.  Criminal convictions may also prohibit employment in certain health care settings.

Students convicted on any felony do not qualify for the nursing program at DCC.  Students convicted of any misdemeanor involving moral turpitude/barrier crimes do not qualify for the nursing program at DCC.  Any clinical facility has the right to refuse a student clinical placement in their facility based on prior criminal, drug or employment history.  It is strongly advised that any such student contact the program head for clarification.  The clinical facilities will not allow students to complete clinical hours and students will not be able to meet the Virginia Board of Nursing requirements of direct clinical hours, nor meet the credit requirement for graduation.  Students must produce a satisfactory criminal background check to the standards of ALL clinical agencies used by the college for experiential/clinical learning upon enrolling in the nursing program.  Any charges or costs to secure the evaluation will be the responsibility of the student.

Any student entering the program who has committed illegal offenses other than minor traffic violations should discuss these matters with the program head for clarification.

Admission Items:

-       Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher

-       Current American Heart Association BLS CPR for healthcare professionals.

-       Cleared background check to include criminal acts, academic honor code and/or behavior violations

-       Cleared drug screen

-       A complete application includes:

         A completed application form

         an official high school transcript or GED,

         official transcript from any college attended outside of the VCCS system. 

         unofficial transcript must be submitted for any college within the VCCS system, including DCC.  The student should print their own unofficial transcript for colleges within the VCCS.

         results from the Kaplan Nurse Entrance test