May 25, 2018  
2018-2019 General Catalog (Under Revision) 
  
2018-2019 General Catalog (Under Revision)

Practical Nursing - Certificate


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The Practical Nursing Certificate of Completion is designed for students who wish to begin their nursing education and obtain licensure as a licensed practical nurse (LPN).   A Certificate of Completion includes a minimum of one course in composition, math and human relations, in addition to the major courses.

Requirements for Admission

  1. Fulfill requirements for admission to USU.
  2. Submit transcript(s) showing completion of pre-requisite courses with a minimum grade of B- in each pre-requisite course.
  3. Receive a score of proficient or higher on the ATI Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS).
  4. Demonstrate personal characteristics conducive to working and relating with others.
  5. Provide for transportation to clinical sites.
  6. Possess mental and physical health, which would permit the applicant to safely and competently practice nursing.
  7. After acceptance: Submit results of a clean criminal background check, a negative drug screen, and proof of required immunizations per program policy.

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