Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training (Certificate)


A program that prepares individuals to assist in providing general nursing care under the direction of a registered nurse, physician or dentist. Includes instruction in taking patient vital signs, applying sterile dressings, patient health education, and assistance with examinations and treatment.

The required and elective courses you would take for Licensed Practical Vocational Nurse Training majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Child Development
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
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