Health Sciences

Practical Nursing (PN) – Diploma (D45660)

The Practical Nursing curriculum provides knowledge and skills to integrate safety and quality into nursing care to meet the needs of the holistic individual which impact health, quality of life, and achievement of potential.

Course work includes and builds upon the domains of healthcare, nursing practice, and the holistic individual. Content emphasizes safe, individualized nursing care and participation in the interdisciplinary team while employing evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and informatics.

Graduates are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) which is required for practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Employment opportunities include hospitals, rehabilitation/long term care/home health facilities, clinics, and physicians’ offices.

For specific admissions requirements and additional information, visit www.brunswickcc.edu/programs/health-sciences.

Effective December 18, 2020, this nursing program is a candidate for initial accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. This candidacy status expires on December 18, 2022.

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000
http://www.acenursing.us/candidates/candidacy.asp

Fall 2020 (COVID Revised)

Course Title Credits
Fall Semester #1
BIO 163 Basic Anatomy & Physiology* 5
ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry 3
NUR 117 Pharmacology** 2
Semester Total 10
Spring Semester #1
NUR 101 Practical Nursing I 11
PSY 150 General Psychology 3
Semester Total 14
Summer Semester #1
NUR 102AB Practical Nursing II 5
Semester Total 5
Fall Semester #2
NUR 102BB Practical Nursing II 5
NUR 103AB Practical Nursing III 4.5
Semester Total 9
Spring Semester #2
NUR 103BB Practical Nursing III 4.5
Semester Total 4.5
Total Program Credits 43

Students must complete all non-nursing courses with a grade of “C” or better, and all nursing (NUR) courses with a numerical grade of “80” or better.

*Must not be more than 5 years old at the start of the program.
**Must not be more than 1 year old at the start of the program.

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