2019-2020 College Catalog by Miracosta College

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Page 325 of 2019-2020 College Catalog

areas of study courses students must have completed the following prerequisite courses before applying to the registered nursing lvn-rn program bio 110 introductory biology preparation for pre-health professions lecture/lab 3-4 or bio 111 bio 210 or bio 210h introductory biology preparation for prehealth professions lecture 4 human anatomy honors human physiology bio 230 introduction to microbiology engl 100 or engl 100h to obtain the associate degree students must satisfy human anatomy bio 220 4 composition and reading 5 4 composition and reading honors math 64 intermediate algebra phar 201 pharmacology review and update 0-4 total units 2 22-27 required courses prerequisite units comm 101 22-27 public speaking 3 or comm 106 group communication or comm 207 interpersonal communication nurs 280 transition from lvn to rn 2.5 6.5 nurs 281 medical surgical nursing iii nurs 282 psychiatric-mental health nursing nurs 283 medical surgical nursing iv nurs 284 contemporary nursing practice and leadership nurs 284l preceptorship lab select at least three units from the following 3.5 6 1.5 2 chld 113 child and adolescent growth and development gero 101 introduction to aging psyc 100 psychology of personal growth psyc 101 general psychology psyc 101h general psychology honors psyc/soc 103 social psychology soc 101 introduction to sociology soc 101h introduction to sociology honors soc 102 contemporary social problems soc 110 comparative cultures 3 ge area g plan a total units the college’s mathematics competency requirement completing math 64 with a minimum grade of c or p is one way to demonstrate this competency however students can meet the requirement in other ways all means of demonstrating mathematics competency are explained in the college catalog and in administrative procedure 4100 students with a bachelor s degree from a united states regionally accredited college in a non-nursing field are required to complete only the coursework necessary for the registered nursing program including prerequisites and nursing coursework these students are not required to complete any other courses required by the college for an associate degree note any lvn licensed in the state of california is eligible to apply for the non-degree 30-unit option lvn-rn program for which miracosta college acts as a facilitator this program is prescribed by the board of registered nursing brn and provides an rn license for california only other states may not recognize this option a maximum of 30 units of nursing and support courses is required to fulfill the unit requirement for licensure by the brn this program is offered as space allows please contact the nursing and allied health department for course requirements students must possess a valid california lvn license and complete the registered nursing prerequisite courses before applying to the program certificates certificate of achievement licensed vocational nursing additional associate degree requirements ge area c plan a these courses may also satisfy a general education ge requirement and apply to ge areas a b d and e cultural diversity which is a required ge category area f is embedded throughout the nursing program curriculum each course has a component that promotes sensitivity to cultural diversity and fosters an understanding of the student s role in the global community students completing this degree will substantially meet this requirement 3 3-4 56-62 note the lower unit total of 56 units for track ii is applicable for students who do not need to complete math 64 in order to satisfy the college s mathematics competency requirement at least 60 units are required for an a.s degree the miracosta college licensed vocational nursing program is a six-quarter program leading to a certificate as a vocational nurse those who qualify for enrollment receive intensive training and in-class work as well as clinical practice in direct patient care the clinical practice is constantly supervised by licensed or registered nurse specialists who guide and teach students upon satisfactory completion of the program graduates are eligible to take the national licensure examination for vocational nurses to achieve licensure the licensed vocational nurse may seek employment in hospitals skilled nursing facilities clinics physicians offices or various government agencies as well as serve as a private-duty nurse in hospitals or homes nurs 151 nurs 60 and phar 100 are prerequisites and must be completed prior to applying for enrollment in the lvn program once prerequisites are completed students may submit an application packet for admission into the program for admission requirements go to http www.miracosta.edu instruction/nursing/lvnprogram.html miracosta college 2019-2020 catalog 325