Solano Community College

College Type: At least 2 but less than 4 years, Public

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LPN Program

The Solano Community College Vocational Nursing program is an intense 1530 hour program consisting of 574 hours of theoretical instruction and 956 clinical practice hours.

The program allows for 136 hours completing pre-requisite courses included in the hours for theoretical instruction.

The VN program is intended to prepare students to serve under the supervision of Registered Nurses and Licensed physicians in a range of healthcare settings form acute care to extended care facilities and home health agencies, surgical centers and doctor’s offices.

Students who complete the program are awarded a certificate of completion and are eligible to apply to sit for the examination leading to licensing as a Licensed Vocational Nurse.

The program is 37 weeks in length not including time taken to fulfill pre-requisites. Program instruction hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 am- 4:00pm theory classes and clinical practice Monday through Friday 6:00am to 2:30pm and some Saturdays.

Admission Requirements:

  • Official High School Transcript or GED Equivalency certificate
  • Official transcript for college work completed
  • Pre-requisites: Pharmacology, Nutrition, Anatomy and Physiology, Medical Terminology (CNA’s with a minimum of six months experience will be granted 10 credit hours)
  • Two professional letters of recommendation
  • Current CPR certification
  • Current CNA certification (Minimum of six months’ work experience)
  • Health assessment (including negative tuberculin testing (PPD), Immunization record (including Hepatitis Vaccine))

Current class size is a maximum of 30 students. 

 

 

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX PN passrate (3 years): 36.33%
Average number of students tested annually: 19
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

School's NCLEX PN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX PN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Solano Community College as reported by California state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 16 31 71.45
2011 21 52 88.22
2010 19 26 87.53

ADN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 91%
Average number of students tested annually: 52
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

School's NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Solano Community College as reported by California state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 54 98.15 71.45
2011 46 89.13 88.22
2010 56 85.71 87.53
2009 79 77.22 88.47
2008 28 82.14 87.58

LPN to ADN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 91%
Average number of students tested annually: 52
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

School's NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Solano Community College as reported by California state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 54 98.15 71.45
2011 46 89.13 88.22
2010 56 85.71 87.53
2009 79 77.22 88.47
2008 28 82.14 87.58

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Solano Community College
4000 Suisun Valley Rd
Fairfield, CA 94534