Nursing - Licensed Practical Nurse Certificate
Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attend this program can be found on the following https://dacc.nmsu.edu/gainfulemployment/.
This certificate program provides an option for those desiring to begin working as licensed practical nurses before finishing the Associate Degree Nursing Program (ADN) program. The certificate curriculum consists of the first two semesters of the ADN program and NURS 224 Maternal Child Nursing. Students must pass a PN exit exam selected by the faculty to qualify for the LPN certificate.
|ENGL 111G||Rhetoric and Composition 1||4|
|PSY 201G||Introduction to Psychology 1||3|
|MATH 120||Intermediate Algebra 1||3|
|C EP 110G||Human Growth and Behavior 1||3|
|Select one from the following:||7-8|
and Human Physiology 1
|Human Anatomy and Physiology I|
and Human Anatomy and Physiology II 1
|CHEM 110G||Principles and Applications of Chemistry 1||4|
|Common Technical Requirements|
|NURS 130||Foundations of Pharmacology||3|
|NURS 134||Foundation of Nursing Skills and Assessment||3|
|NURS 136||Foundations of Nursing Practice||6|
|NURS 137||Care of Geriatric Patient||3|
|NURS 147||Adult Health I||6|
|NURS 149||Mental Health Nursing||3|
|NURS 224||Maternal Child Nursing||5|
Courses are identical to those offered at New Mexico State University Las Cruces (main) Campus.