Vocational Nursing

Credential Earned:  Certificate

Program Description

Vocational nurses are critical members of the healthcare team.  Not only have physicians become more reliant on vocational nurses, but their services are also needed in hospitals, clinics, and long term care facilities. In this program students learn nursing fundamentals such as taking vital signs, assisting patients with palliative care, transporting patients, pharmacology, and medical/surgical care.

Graduates are prepared for entry level positions in the healthcare field as vocational nurses in private duty, clinical, hospitals, and long term care facilities.