Learn the Fundamentals of Patient Care
Train to become an important member of the health care team—and to qualify to pursue roles in a variety of health care settings. Licensed vocational nurses (LVNs) provide basic care to patients under the supervision of registered nurses (RNs) and physicians.
As an LVN, you could do everything from help to feed new babies, change bandages in acute care, keep chemotherapy patients comfortable during treatment, or help older patients dress. You’ll also update patient charts and communicate important information to the rest of the health care team.
Daytime or Evening/Weekend Program Format
You can pursue your vocational nursing diploma in a full-time daytime format or part-time on evenings and weekends.
Daytime students can complete their diploma in as few as 12months.* Evening/weekend students can complete graduate in as few as 20 months.* The curriculum and clinical experiences will be the same.
Learn foundational skills to care for patients from birth to the elder years.
Program includes NCLEX-PN review to help you prepare for the licensure exam.†
Daytime 12-month program or evening/weekend 20-month program available.*
Concorde San Diego’s vocational nursing diploma program teaches the knowledge and skills you need to prepare to serve patients with a wide range of conditions and needs. You’ll learn practical skills for taking vital signs, inserting catheters and more in the classroom. Then, you’ll apply those skills during clinical experience in a variety of real-world settings.ᶛᶛ