Vocational Nursing (LVN)
Student Learning Outcomes

The educational objective of the Vocational Nursing program is to prepare an individual who, upon program completion and successful completion of the NCLEX-PN will be able to function within the scope of practice as defined in the Vocational Nursing Practice Act.

  1. Provide competent nursing care based upon scientific principles for patients of any age in a variety of work settings under the direction of the registered nurse or physician.
  2. Communicate effectively with patients, families, peers, and other members of the health team.
  3. Utilize the Nursing Process to individualize patient care in any health care setting.
  4. Assist in the learning process by teaching patients to achieve and promote optimal health maintenance and wellness.
  5. Incorporate leadership skills by managing a group of patients and directing other members of the health care team within the vocational nurse's scope of practice.

 VN Student Handbook