Nursing - Practical Nurse - Diploma

Offered at: Ashland Community and Technical College, Big Sandy Community and Technical College, Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Hazard Community and Technical College, Hopkinsville Community College, Jefferson Community and Technical College, Maysville Community and Technical College, Somerset Community College, Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College, West Kentucky Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 5139014039

Practical Nurse Pathway 1 – Traditional

Offered at: Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Hazard Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 513901401

Course Title Credits
General Education
Select one of the following two options:4-8
Basic Anatomy and Physiology with Laboratory
Human Anatomy and Physiology I with Laboratory
and Human Anatomy and Physiology II with Laboratory
Select one of the following three options:3
Writing I
Basic Public Speaking
Introduction to Interpersonal Communication
Subtotal7-11
Technical Core
NAA 100Nursing Assistant Skills I0-3
CPR 100CPR for Healthcare Professionals0-1
Select one of the following two options:6-10
Option 1
Introduction to Nursing & Health Care System
Development of Care Giver Role
Pharmacology I
Option 2
Practical Nursing Bridge Course 1
NPN 125Mental Health3
NPN 130Pharmacology II3
NPN 135Introduction to Health Deviation6
NPN 200Med Surg I5
NPN 201Child Bearing Family3
NPN 205Med Surg II5
NPN 210Clinical Practicum4
NPN 215Nursing Trends & Issues1
Subtotal36-44
Total Credits43-55

Practical Nurse – Pathway 2 – Traditional Modified

Offered at: Big Sandy Community and Technical College, Hazard Community and Technical College, Maysville Community and Technical College, West Kentucky Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 513901402

Course Title Credits
General Education
Select one of the following two options:4-8
Basic Anatomy and Physiology with Laboratory
Human Anatomy and Physiology I with Laboratory
and Human Anatomy and Physiology II with Laboratory
Select one of the following three options:3
Writing I
Basic Public Speaking
Introduction to Interpersonal Communication
Subtotal7-11
Technical Core
NAA 100Nursing Assistant Skills I0-3
CPR 100CPR for Healthcare Professionals0-1
Select one of the following four options:1-3
Medical Terminology
Medical Terminology
Medical Terminology from Greek and Latin
Medical Office Terminology
Select one of the following two options:6-9
Nursing Fundamentals
and Pharmacology
Practical Nursing Bridge Course 1
NPN 125Mental Health3
NPN 135Introduction to Health Deviation6
NPN 201Child Bearing Family3
NPN 202Med-Surg I Alterations6
NPN 206Med-Surg II Alterations6
NPN 210Clinical Practicum4
NPN 215Nursing Trends & Issues1
Subtotal36-45
Total Credits43-56

Practical Nurse – Pathway 3 – Modular

Offered at: Ashland Community and Technical College, Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Hopkinsville Community College, Jefferson Community and Technical College, Maysville Community and Technical College, Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College, Somerset Community College

Program Plan Number: 513901403

Course Title Credits
General Education
ENG 101Writing I3
Select one of the following two options:4-8
Basic Anatomy and Physiology with Laboratory
Human Anatomy and Physiology I with Laboratory
and Human Anatomy and Physiology II with Laboratory
PSY 110General Psychology3
Subtotal10-14
Technical Core
NAA 100Nursing Assistant Skills I0-3
CPR 100CPR for Healthcare Professionals0-1
AHS 115Medical Terminology3
or CLA 131 Medical Terminology from Greek and Latin
NPN 106Fundamentals of Nursing Care6
NPN 108Pharmacology in Nursing3
NPN 125Mental Health3
NPN 140Nursing Care I3
NPN 201Child Bearing Family3
NPN 208Nursing Care II10
NPN 210Clinical Practicum4
NPN 215Nursing Trends & Issues1
Subtotal36-40
Total Credits46-54