Curriculum

Certificate in Practical Nursing

Students successfully completing the Practical Nursing program receive a CERTIFICATE in Practical Nursing and become eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN)

Note: Students testing < 100 on the Accuplacer Intermediate Algebra, < 80 on the Accuplacer, or below 18 on the ACT math score must successfully complete Beginning Algebra.

  • Pre-or Co-requisites
  • Human Anatomy 4 hours
  • Human Physiology 4 hours
  • General Psychology 3 hours
  • English Composition I 3 hours
  • Total 14 Hours
  • First Semester - (Nursing Courses) -Sequential
  • Fundamentals of Nursing 5 hours
  • Gerontological Nursing 2 hours
  • General Education Courses*
  • Developmental Psychology 3 hours
  • Nutrition/Applied Nutrition for Health 3 hours
  • Total 13 Hours
  • Second Semester - (Nursing Courses) -Sequential
  • Maternal Child Health 5 hours
  • Medical Surgical Nursing 7 hours
  • Total 12 Hours
  • Summer - Sequential
  • Role Development of the Practical Nurse 5 hours
  • Total Hours 44 Hours

* These courses to be taken concurrently with the Nursing Courses or prior to First Semester.

Associate in Applied Science Degree

Students successfully completing the Associate Degree Nursing Program receive an ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE and become eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).

(Must be a graduat of a Practical Nursing program and successfully have completed general educatioin courses fo the practical nursing program) and successful completion of a national NCLEX predictor exam above the national passing standard)

  • Summer
  • From Practical Nurse to ADN Student**** (1 hour)
  • Second Year
  • First Semester Nursing Courses
  • Maternity Nursing 3 hours
  • Adult & Child Care I 4 hours
  • Mental Health Nursing 3 hours
  • General Education Courses***
  • Microbiology 5 hours
  • Total 16 Hours
  • Second Semester Nursing Courses
  • Adult & Child Care II 4 hours
  • Client Care Nursing 3 hours
  • Integration Seminar** 3 hours
  • General Education Courses*
  • English Composition II or Public Speaking 3 hours
  • Total 10/13 Hours
  • Total Program 25/29 Hours

****This course is required to be taken by the student who has graduated from a practical Nursing program other than SCCC or the student who has graduated from the SCCC program more than two years previously.

***These courses to be taken concurrently with the Nursing courses or prior to First Semester.

**This course is required only for those who achieve a score below 65 on the Kaplan Secure Predictor exam.

*These courses are to be taken concurrently with the nursing courses or prior to Second Semester.

For More Information:

To receive more information or to arrange a campus visit contact:


Susan G. Ingland; MSN, RN
Director of Nursing/Instructor
Seward County Community College
PO Box 1137
Liberal, KS 67905-1137
Telephone: (620) 417-1407

 

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