The Career Care Institute Vocational Nursing Program is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education at all three campuses.
The course is offered in a lecture style classroom where a variety of different nursing topics ranging from fundamental principles and practices to anatomy and physiology and including infection control, patient care skills and asepsis.
The theoretical in class instruction will be supplemented by hands on clinical training to prepare students for real life situations in healthcare settings.
Students who have completed the coursework and passed the final exam is eligible to apply to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) to become a licensed Vocational Nurse meeting the standards established by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians.
The program equips students with the nursing skills that will allow them to perform direct patient care related tasks. Graduates are expected to be ready to function in an interdisciplinary healthcare in a range of healthcare settings including hospitals, clinics, and doctor’s offices.
Length program completion is fourteen months and most students finish the course in anything up to seventeen months.
On time completion rates can be affected by changes in schedules, extended clinical externship or failed courses.
|State board of nursing approval:||Fully Approved|
|Average NCLEX PN passrate (3 years):||80%|
|Average number of students tested annually:||39|
|Program accreditations:||Not Accredited|
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Annual NCLEX PN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Career Care Institute as reported by California state board of nursing.
|Year||Students Tested||School||National Avg|