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Nursing Program Guide

The WVC Nursing program is offered on the Wenatchee and Omak campuses. If you are interested in the nursing program, start by completing the prerequisites (linked below). Once you have completed all the prerequisites and met all the general requirements, you are eligible to apply to the nursing program. Accepted students begin taking the below classes every fall quarter. Successful completion of the entire program entitles students to take the licensure examination for registered nurses (NCLEX-RN).

Prerequisites (PDF)

First Year - Fall Quarter Credits
NURS 101 Foundations of Nursing Practice 3
NURS 101E Ethics and Policy in Healthcare I 1
NURS 101L Foundations of Nursing Practice Lab 6
NURS 101N Nutrition in Healthcare I 1
NURS 101P Psychosocial Issues in Healthcare I 1
PCOL 101 Pharmacology in Nursing I 1
     
First Year - Winter Quarter  
NURS 102 Nursing Concepts I 4
NURS 102N Nutrition in Health Care II 2
NURS 102L Nursing Lab II 6
PCOL 102 Pharmacology in Nursing II 1
     
First Year - Spring Quarter  
NURS 103 Nursing Concepts II 5
NURS 103N Nutrition in Health Care III 1
NURS 103L Nursing Concepts Lab II 6
PCOL 103 Pharmacology in Nursing III 1
     
First Year - Summer Quarter  
  Optional Electives
     
Second Year - Fall Quarter  
NURS 201 Advanced Nursing Concepts I 3
NURS 201E Ethics and Policy in Health Care II 1
NURS 201L Advanced Nursing Concepts I Lab 6
NURS 201P Psychosocial Issues in Health Care II 2
     
Second Year - Winter Quarter  
NURS 202 Advanced Nursing Concepts II 2
NURS 202E Ethics and Policy in Health Care III 2
 NURS 202P Psychosocial Issues in Health Care III 1
NURS 202N Nutrition in Health Care IV 1
NURS 202L Advanced Nursing Concepts Lab II 6
     
Second Year - Spring Quarter  
NURS 203 Advanced Nursing Concepts III 4
NURS 203E Ethics and Policy in Health Care IV 1
 NURS 203P Psychosocial Issues in Health Care IV 1
NURS 203L Advanced Nursing Concepts Lab III 6
     
  Total Credits for the Program* 135

*Credit total includes 60 credits from prerequisite and corequisite courses.

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