Program: Vocational Nursing

The Vocational Nursing Program prepares students for entry-level vocational nursing licensure and competent practice. After completion, students will be able to synthesize theories and principles necessary for licensure as a vocational nurse and develop critical thinking skills in preparation for their first job in vocational nursing.

VOCATIONAL NURSING - Program Brochure

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

The Vocational Nursing Program at LBCC is accredited by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT), 2535 Capitol Oaks Dr., Ste. 205, Sacramento, CA, 95833, 916-263-7800.

Our Accreditation status with the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians can be confirmed by viewing our certificate of accreditation and June 5, 2017 BVNPT letter of accreditation. The college’s accreditation status is confirmed through May 2025.

DEGREES & CERTIFICATES


Associate in Science (AS), Nursing: Vocational/Practical 
Certificate of Achievement (ACH), Nursing: Vocational/Practical 
Certificate of Accomplishment (ACC), Home Health Aide
Certificate of Accomplishment (ACC), Nursing Assistant

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COURSE OFFERINGS

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Course Name   Fall   Winter Spring Summer

VN 215
Fundamentals of Nursing

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VN 216
Home Health Aide

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VN 220
Transition to Vocational Nursing

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VN 222
Intravenous Therapy & Blood Withdrawal

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VN 225
Pharmacology

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VN 230
Common Health Deviations 1

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VN 230L
Common Health Deviations 1 Lab

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VN 235
Common Health Deviations 2

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VN 235L
Common Health Deviations 2 Lab

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VN 240
Mental Health Nursing

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VN 245
Maternal-Infant Nursing

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VN 245L
Maternal-Infant Nursing Lab

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VN 250
Nursing Care of Children

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VN 250P
Nursing Care of Children Practicum

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VN 255
Common Health Deviations 3

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VN 255L
Common Health Deviations 3 Lab

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VN 260
Roles and Responsibilities

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VN 265
Common Health Deviation-4

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VN 265L
Common Health Deviation-4 Lab

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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Start your career as a professional and/or specialist in the area below!

  • Home Health Aids
  • Nursing Assistants
  • Licensed Practical & Licensed Vocational Nurse