Arapahoe Community College

2014-2015 Catalog

Practical Nursing Certificate


CIP 513801 (NR1)

This Practical Nurse (PN) certificate is available only to those students who have been accepted into the registered nursing program and have completed all prerequisites, the first two semester courses, and NUR 169. The certificate prepares the nursing student to take the practical nursing licensure examination and to practice as a licensed practical nurse. Upon successful completion of BIO 201, BIO 202, BIO 204, ENG 121, PSY 235, HPR 108, MAT 103, NUR 106, NUR 109, NUR 112, and NUR 169, with a grade of "C" or better, students will receive a practical nursing certificate. Then they may apply to take the NCLEX-PN (National Council of Licensure Examination-Practical Nursing) exam through the Colorado Board of Nursing.

Other Nursing Pathway Options:

NUR 169

Transition into Practical Nursing


(for Practical Nursing Certificate only)

NUR 189

Transition from LPN to ADN (for PN to ADN Program only)


These courses are offered infrequently. Contact the Nursing Department at 303.797.5939 for more information.

2014-2015 Catalog

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