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The evening-weekend program can be completed in 14 months.

This includes classroom and clinical laboratory experiences in many areas of nursing. See sample course of study for the evening-weekend option.

The application deadline is March 15 every year and has a June start date.

Prerequisites BEFORE Beginning Professional Courses

Students must “pass” all clinical courses and maintain a grade of “C” or higher in all non-clinical courses to remain in the program.

Admission to the Practical Nursing Program, Current Certification in Kansas as a Nursing Assistant and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for Healthcare Providers.

(Major Code 366A/368A; State CIP Code 51.3901)

For course details, see the full-time practical nursing page in the JCCC Course Catalog.

Prerequisite Courses

BIOL 144
BIOL 140 & BIOL 225
Human Anatomy and Physiology

BIOL 140 Human Anatomy & BIOL 225 Human Physiology
PSYC 130 Introduction to Psychology 3
PSYC 218 Human Development 3
Total hours 11-14

First Semester - Summer

PN 125 Foundations of Nursing 4
PN 126 Foundations of Nursing Clinical 2
Total Hours 6

Second Semester - Fall

PN 130 Medical Surgical Nursing I 4
PN 135 Medical Surgical Nursing I Clinical 3
PN 135 Pharmacology 3
Total Hours 10

Third Semester - Spring

PN 150 KSPN Medical Surgical Nursing II 4
PN 151 KSPN Medical Surgical Nursing II Clinical 3
PN 145 Mental Health Nursing 2
Total hours 9

Fourth Semester - Summer

PN 140 Maternal Child Nursing 2
PN 141 Maternal Child Nursing Clinical 1
PN 155 Gerontology 2
Total hours 5