Courses Offered At the Center for Advanced Training and Studies
C.A.T.S. offers a Practical Nursing Program. The Program is committed to provide a quality educational program, supporting a high standard of care. The program provides specialized training to ensure successful employment in the PN profession. Students are encouraged to develop abilities, which will foster professional delivery of health care to hospitals, long term/rehabilitation facilities, and community based agencies.
This program prepares the student with skills required for entry level employment in health care. Clinical experience is provided at local hospitals and selected health-care facilities. The curriculum is designed to prepare the students to take the NCLEX-PN, or National Council Licensure Exam. Graduates of this program must pass the NCLEX-PN prior to seeking employment as a Licensed Practical Nurse. The practical nurse, under the general or direct supervision of a registered nurse, physician, podiatrist, dentist or optometrist will be able to provide care to different people in different settings.
- Nutrition (PN 001), (lecture)
- Body structure and function (PN 002/003), (lecture, Clinical)
- Growth and Development (PN 004), (lecture)
- Introduction to Orem’s Self Care Deficit Theory (PN 005), (lecture)
- Fundamentals of Nursing (PN 006/007), (lecture, Lab and Clinical)
- Geriatric Nursing (PN 008/009), (lecture and Clinical)
- Pharmacology (PN 101/102), (lecture, Lab)
- Medical Surgical Nursing I (PN 103/104), (lecture, Lab & Clinical)
- Medical Surgical Nursing I (PN 105/106), (lecture, Lab & Clinical)
- Maternal-Child Nursing (PN 201/202), (Lecture, Clinical)
- Mental Health (PN 203/204) , (lecture, Lab and Clinical)
- Nursing Transition (PN 205/206), (Lecture, clinical)