PN Select Career Major - Overview

PN Select

PN Select
Campus
Health Careers Center
(Springlake Campus)
Career Major Length
1479 hours
Who Can Enroll
High School Seniors
Schedule
M-F
Fees
In-State Tuition:
$1,835.00
Out-of-State Tuition:
$4,771.00
Book Costs:
$239.00
Exam Fees:
$261.00
Supplies Costs:
$770.00
Average Oklahoma Salary
$15/hour

PN Select will prepare students to transition into the Practical Nursing program offered at Metro Technology Centers. Practical Nursing will prepare students to become a licensed practical nurse, an important member of the health care team. Students will learn the role of the LPN and how to care for a variety of patients. Students will learn how to identify patient problems, identify appropriate interventions and evaluate nursing care. Graduates of this career major will be eligible to take the NCLEX-PN and become licensed through the Board of Nursing. Students will begin this major as high school seniors and will continue this career major as adults after high school graduation. The total hours for the major is 1344 and hours completed as an adult will be 734.

Career Major Length
1479.00Total Hours
Course Title
Hours
High School Academic Life Skills
15.00
Advanced Anatomy & Physiology
120.00
Basic Nursing Skills
91.00
Concepts of Nursing
40.00
Fundamentals of Nursing
160.00
Clinical I Basic Nursing
80.00
Academic Life Skills
15.00
*Pharmacology and Intravenous Therapy Skills
50.00
*Clinical IV Maternal/Newborn, Pediatric, and Mental Health
104.00
*Medical Surgical Nursing I
99.00
*Nursing Specialties
120.00
*Clinical II Medical Surgical Nursing Part I
168.00
*Medical Surgical Nursing II
99.00
*Clinical III Medical Surgical Nursing Part II
168.00
*Clinical V Transition to Practice
96.00
*Transition to Practice
54.00

Helpful Attributes and Abilities

  • Reading, language and math skills at the 10th grade level or above
  • A positive attitude
  • A general interest in health careers
  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to relate to people in a caring, empathetic manner
  • Good eye-hand coordination
  • Good physical and mental health
  • Dependability
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of personality types

Required Prerequisites

  • Currently enrolled in high school and Metro Technology Centers with a 3.0 GPA and 92% attendance
  • An employment authorization card or a social security number is required for this program due to licensure requirements.

Certifications Available

  • *Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) -avaiable once Practical Nursing program is complete.
  • Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
  • Advanced Unlicensed Assistant (AUA)