Practical Nursing Semester Plan
|NAA 100 - Nursing Assistant Skills OR 75-hour nurse aide equivalent course AND proof of passing state registry exam ++||0-3|
|BIO 137 - Anatomy & Physiology I (with lab) OR BIO 135 Basic Anatomy & Physiology (with lab)||4|
|ENG 101 Writing I||3|
|AHS 115 or CLA 131-Medical Terminology||3|
|NPN 106 - Fundamentals of Nursing Care||6|
|NPN 107 - Nursing Pharmacology||5|
|NPN 125 - Mental Health||3|
|BIO 139 - Anatomy & Physiology II (with lab) (if applicable)||4|
|NPN 203 - Med Surg Nursing I||6|
|NPN 201 - Child Bearing Family||3|
|NPN 204 - Med Surg Nursing II||6|
|NPN 210 - Clinical Practicum||4|
|NPN 225 - Nursing Leadership and Management||2|
|Total Hours for Diploma||45-52|
*Students seeking the General Occupational / Technical Studies (GOTS) (AAS Degree) must complete courses in addition to those listed above and should work with their advisor to register those courses.
++ Complete NAA 100 OR submit proof of active, good standing on nurse aide registry. Proof of passing the state registry exam before starting nursing specific courses is required. Successful completion of an equivalent Nursing Fundamentals course also meets this requirement.
Healthcare Provider CPR requirements must be successfully completed prior to enrolling in the first nursing course and must be kept current throughout the program.
Curriculum in the KCTCS system is constantly being reviewed and updated to ensure quality and relevance. This check sheet should be used only as a guide for meeting the course requirements for each credential. See your advisor to confirm course requirements.
Medicaid Nurse Aide
|MNA - Medicaid Nurse Aide||3|
Kentucky Medication Aide
|KMA 100 - Kentucky Medication Aide||5|