School that approved to begin a LVN program.
Angeles College of Nursing: 3440 Wilishire Blvd. Suite 310, Los Angles, CA 90010, (213) 487-2211, Fax (213)487-2299
Angeles Institute: 4931 Paramount Blvd, Lakewood, CA 90712, (562)531-4100, Fax (562)531-4140
The Vocational Nursing Program is a full-time, 40-week program in California designed to enable students to acquire the knowledge, skills, and competencies related to enhancing the health and well-being of individuals and families.
Duties within the scope of practice for a vocational nurse typically include, but are not limited to, provision of basic hygienic and nursing care; measurement of vital signs; basic client assessment; sample collection; monitoring client nutritional status; data collection, report and documentation; performance of prescribed medical treatments; administration of prescribed medications; and, performance of non-medicated intravenous therapy & blood withdrawal (requires separate Board certification). The program has classroom/theory instruction and required clinical experiences to prepare the student to become a safe and competent entry-level practitioner.
Annenberg School of Nursing: 7150 Tampa Avenue, Reseda, CA 91335, Phone (818)774-3327, Fax (818) 774-3245
Antelope Valley Career Academy: 1008 West Ave M-14, Suite A, Palmdale, CA 93551, (661) 272-8835, (866) 302-AVCA, Fax (661) 272-8802
VOCATIONAL NURSING PROGRAM / LVNOverview: One-year full time program. Curriculum requirements include 1540 hours: 576 theory and 964 clinical.
Antelope Valley College: 3041 West Ave K, Lancaster, CA 93536-5426, (661) 722-6402, Fax (661) 722-6403
Vocational Nursing is a career that provides exciting and challenging opportunities in health care agencies. The program prepares graduates to work in hospitals, convalescent homes and clinics under the direction of registered nurses and physicians. Students must receive a minimum grade
of â€œCâ€ or better in all required core courses and the specifi c courses listed as program electives in order to qualify for the degree or certificate.
The three-semester Vocational Nursing curriculum is designed to prepare graduates for the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses. This is the examination required by the California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians
Students must be admitted to the nursing program before enrolling in vocational nursing courses. Information about the admissions process is available in the Health Sciences offi ce. The program is accredited by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT). Graduates receive a certificate of achievement from the College and are recommended as qualifi ed for the national licensure examination. Students must maintain a minimum grade of â€œCâ€ in each required course to graduate. A minimum grade of â€œCâ€ in clinical and theory is mandatory.
The BVNPT may deny licensure to individuals who have been convicted of a felony. An individual who has such a conviction and who is seeking admission to the nursing program should contact the Board to receive advice about their status.
Antelope Valley Medical College: 44201 10th Street West, Lancaster, CA 95893534, (661) 726-1911, Fax (661) 726-5158
This allied health care program is designed to prepare men and women for entry into occupations that require employees to have training and skills in vocational nursing. Not only have physicians become more reliant in vocational nurses, but their services are also being requested by hospitals. Prospective students are encouraged to visit the institutions campus to receive a tour and to discuss personal educational and occupational plans with school personnel prior to enrolling or signing enrollment agreements. Theory and Laboratory are taught residentially.
The objective of the vocational nursing program is to provide students with the skills and knowledge that will enable them as graduates to qualify for positions as a vocational nurse. Our students will be trained in vocational nursing procedures. This training will allow our students the capability of filling a variety of entry-level position, such as vocational nursing. This program is intended for those students who have a high school diploma or GED. Experience in the field is necessary. Perspective students must have successfully completed a college level anatomy and physiology course with a GPA of 2.0 or better. At the completion of this course, the student will receive a certificate of completion.
ATC College: 2700 International Blvd. #33, Oakland, CA 94601, (510) 434-0531, Fax (510) 434-0533
Bakersfield Adult School: 2727 F. Street, Bakersfield, CA 93301, (661) 861-1151, Fax (661) 325-4031
The Bakersfield Adult School VN Program: is approved and accredited by the California State Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians. includes students who were selected after completing all pre-requisite requirements and the application process. includes both students who received their C N A or C M A training and their pre-requisite course training at BAS and students who received pre-requisite training at other institutions.is part-time, two days per week, 12:30 pm – 9:10 pm , for approximately twenty-two months.
The current students attend on Tuesday and Thursday. involves classroom study of medical theory, skills, and techniques and supervised practice at clinical/hospital sites. leads successful graduates to take the national examination (NCLEX) to become Vocational Nurses (VNs). provides a wonderful opportunity for the students at BAS to train for a medical career by starting with a class for Nursing Assistant or Medical Assistant, and continuing with pre-requisite courses and then applying for the VN program: Anatomy & PhysiologyMedical TerminologyPsychology
It provides the ability for Bakersfield and Kern County to “grow our own” nurses to help alleviate our community’s critical nursing shortage. is offered in cooperation with Employers’ Training Resource and medical employers to assist these students as they begin this next phase in their medical career path.is partially funded by Employers’ Training Resource through Nurse Workforce Initiative grants when funds are available from the state of California. continues creating history and establishing traditions for all the VN students who follow them in future classes.will be followed by additional VN classes each fall or more frequently if funding allows
Bakersfield College: 1801 Panorama Dr, Bakersfield, CA 93305, (661) 395-4281, Fax (661) 395-4295
Vocational NursingVocational nursing education prepares the graduate to provide services to those who need healthcare. As needs are varied so are educational programs, which may proceed from the simpler to the more complex in accordance with the career ladder concept.
The progression reads: nurse assistant, licensed vocational nurse, registered nurse, and other nurses with Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, Doctorate in Nursing and special certifications. The vocational nurse practices under the direction of a licensed physician or a registered nurse.
Vocational Nursing (VN) is a three-semester program after the prerequisite courses have been completed. Students may also choose to complete the general education requirements of the College and obtain an Associate of Liberal Arts Degree. The College does not award an AA in Vocational Nursing. Consult the Bakersfield College Catalog or the Counseling Center for specific requirements.
Upon successful completion of the VN Program, graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses for licensure as a Vocational Nurse in the State of California.
Baldwin Park Adult School: 4640 N. Maine Avenue, Baldwin Park, CA 91706, (626) 939 4456, Fax (626) 856-4384
Certificates/Less-than-1-year certificateNurse + Nursing Assistant + Aide and Patient Care Assistant Baldwin Park Adult & Community Education
General Description for:Baldwin Park Adult & Community Education Less-than-1-year certificate Nurse + Nursing Assistant + Aide and Patient Care Assistant: A program that prepares individuals to perform routine nursing-related services to patients in hospitals or long-term care facilities, under the training and supervision of a registered nurse…
Baldy View ROP: 1501 S. Bon View Ave, Ontario, CA 91761, (909) 947-3400 Ext 310, Fax (909) 947-4411
Presently, the following are minimal requirements to enter the Licensed Vocational Nurse program. Requirements: (may be subject to change).
High School Diploma or GED
Applicants must be at least 17 years of age
Students with a high school diploma earned outside of the United States need to provide legal documentation that their education is equal to a 12th grade education in the U.S.
Pass a pre-entrance test, which includes reading comprehension, math, language and spelling (TABE-Test of Basic Education Assessments).
Individuals having experience as a Medical Assistant, Certified Nurse Assistant or Emergency Medical Technician is recommended.
Bay Area College of Nursing, Inc.: 4151 Middlefield Rd., Suite 101, Palo Alto, CA 94303, (650) 858-6810, Fax (650) 856-7886