Program: Licensed Vocational Nursing to Registered Nursing

Program Description: The Registered Nursing - LVN to RN Bridge Associate Degree program is designed for Licensed Vocational Nurses who want to take the next step in their medical career. This program allows currently licensed Vocational Nurses to transfer credits from their LVN studies to the required coursework needed for the Registered Nursing program. Students will be prepared to work as a Registered Nurse within the health care delivery system. Graduates are trained as providers and managers of care, communicators and collaborators, and client advocates and educators. Students learn med-surg nursing; geriatric and pediatric care; obstetric and neonatal nursing; and mental health care. The Registered Nursing - LVN to RN Bridge program is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN).
Program Duration: 89 Weeks
Program Cost: $35,966.00
Tuition and Fees: $35,966.00
Books Cost: $0.00
Tools Cost: $0.00
Other Cost: $0.00
Pell Grant: No
Prerequisites:
Completion of a minimum of 34 units of general education prerequisite coursework (GPA of 2.5 or higher): Human Anatomy with lab, Microbiology with lab, Human Physiology with lab, General Chemistry with lab, Writing & Composition, Intermediate Algebra or higher, General Psychology, Introduction to Sociology or Cultural Anthropology, Introduction to Public Speaking / Oral Communication, General Education (GE) Breadth Area C2. Current Basic Life Support certification from the American Heart Association, Evidence of a current California LVN license. Achieve a benchmark equivalent National Standard for ATI Fundamentals Proctored Assessment to establish foundational knowledge base, Achieve a score of 75% on the Final Exam for RN10 and RN 10L
Program Occupations: 29206100 - Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
29206100 - Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
Disabled Student Access: No
Other Language: No
Program Provider: San Joaquin Valley College - Central Administration Office
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Program Locations

Location Name Address County
San Joaquin Valley College - Visalia 8344 W. Mineral King Ave., Visalia CA 93291 Tulare County
San Joaquin Valley College - Visalia 8344 W. Mineral King Ave., Visalia CA 93291 Tulare County

Program Contacts

Name Location Name Email Phone
Kenneth Guerrero San Joaquin Valley College - Visalia
Contact
Kenneth.Guerrero@sjvc.edu (559) 651-2500

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