May 29, 2023  
2022-2023 Arapahoe Community College Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Arapahoe Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Practical Nursing Certificate - Academic Plan


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This Practical Nurse (PN) certificate is available only to those students who have been accepted into the registered nursing program and have completed all prerequisites, the first two semester courses, and NUR 1069 . The certificate prepares the nursing student to take the practical nursing licensure examination and to practice as a licensed practical nurse, offered only as an alternative Nursing Pathway Option. Contact the Nursing Department at 303.797.5939 for more information.

Course Availability


Total Credits = 47

Required Courses - General Education Courses Credits Pre or Co Reqs Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Summer?
BIO 2101  - Human Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab: GT-SC1* 4 Yes Yes Yes Yes
BIO 2102  - Human Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab: GT-SC1 4 Yes Yes Yes Yes
BIO 2104  - Microbiology with Lab: GT-SC1* 4 Yes Yes Yes Yes
ENG 1021  - English Composition I: GT-CO1* 3 Yes Yes Yes Yes
HPR 1010  - Dietary Nutrition 1 No Yes Yes Yes
MAT 1120  - Math for Clinical Calculations* 3 No Yes Yes Yes
PSY 2440  - Human Growth and Development: GT-SS3* 3 Yes Yes Yes Yes

 

Required Courses - Major Courses Credits Pre or Co Reqs Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Summer?
NUR 1006  - Medical Surgical Nursing Concepts 7 Yes Yes Yes No
NUR 1009  - Fundamentals of Nursing 6 Yes Yes Yes No
NUR 1012  - Basic Concepts of Pharmacology 2 Yes Yes Yes No
NUR 1050  - Maternal - Child Nursing 6 Yes Yes Yes No
NUR 1069  - Transition into Practical Nursing 4 Yes No No Yes

 

Recommended Course Sequence (Full-Time)


Notes


  • *This course requires college level readiness as measured by Accuplacer, ACT, or SAT scores; approved high school course work that is less than five years old; or successful completion of appropriate college-readiness course.
  • Course availability is subject to change.
  • In order to meet program requirements, students registered for ENG 1021  or ENG 1031  must also register for ENG 0094  unless they can demonstrate otherwise meeting the ENG 0094  standard through assessment testing, prior college coursework, or recent High School coursework. See an Advisor for details.
  • Recommended courses may be listed above for certain electives; consult with the Academic Advising Office (advising@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5664) for additional elective recommendations.
  • Refer to 2022/2023 catalog for specific requirements and important information about this certificate.

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