Suggested Course Schedule

First Semester

Summer Term (Pre-Clinical)

Course Number:

Course Name:

Credit
Hours:

ENG 100*

Basic Occupational Communications

3

HLT 130*

Nutrition and Diet Therapy

1

ITE 101*

Introduction to Microcomputers

2

SDV 101

College Success Skills

1

NUR 135

Drug Dosage and Calculation

1

Total

8

   

Second Semester

(Fall)

Course Number:

Course Name:

Credit
Hours:

PNE 110

Practical Nursing Health and Diseases I

5

PNE 141

Nursing Skills I

2

PNE 145

Trends in Practical Nursing

1

PNE 155*

Body Structure and Function

3

PNE 158

Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing

1

PNE 181

Clinical Experience I

5

Total

 

17

   

Third Semester

(Spring)

Course Number:

Course Name:

Credit
Hours:

PNE 111

Practical Nursing Health and Diseases II

5

PNE 135

Maternal and Child Health Nursing

5

PNE 142

Nursing Skills II

2

PNE 182

Clinical Experience II

5

Total

 

17

 

Minimum credit hours for certificate: 42

*Course Substitutions

The following course substitutions are permitted in the PNP

Current Course
Requirement

Substitution

ENG 100

ENG 111 (within 5 years and a course grade of “C”)

ITE 101

ITE 115 (within 5 years and a course grade of “C”)

HLT 130

HLT 138 (within 2 years and course grade of “B”)
HLT 230 (within 2 years and course grade of “B”)

PNE 155

BIO 141 and 142 (within 2 years and course grade of “B”)