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Read the Contra Costa Times article: "Licensed Vocational Nurse program makes comeback to Los Medanos College"
Since 1974, when LMC opened its doors, the Nursing Program and its Graduates have been highly regarded in the health care community.
The Los Medanos College Vocational Nursing Program (LVN) is resuming Spring 2015. The LMC Nursing Programs Department will be accepting applications September 1, 2014 through October 17, 2014 for an LVN Class that would begin January 12, 2015. Please refer to the 2014 Vocational Nursing Applicant Handbook.
Review the information on this web site in relation to the program that you are interested in OR purchase a Nursing Applicant Handbook in the LMC Bookstore.
Register for the Nursing Career Seminar - RNURS 1 — It is an advisory course not mandatory. This one-day class will provide you with information about nursing in general and the LMC Nursing Programs. You will also have an opportunity to meet students presently in the programs.
After reading this web site or the Applicant Handbook, make an appointment with an LMC counselor at (925) 473-7449 for assistance in selecting courses.
We offer two Nursing Programs: The Vocational Nursing Program and the Registered Nursing Program, which includes an LVN to RN option.
The programs offer an integrated curriculum, which prepares the graduates for the challenges in todays nursing.
Graduates completing the Registered Nursing Program will receive an Associate In Science Degree in Nursing and qualify to take the State Board Examination (NCLEX-RN)* for Licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN).
The RN Program requires two academic years beyond completion of the prerequisite courses.
Graduates completing the Vocational Nursing Program will receive a Certificate and qualify to take the State Board Examination (NCLEX-PN)** for licensure as a vocational nurse (LVN). The Vocational Nursing Program requires three semesters.
The Los Medanos College Registered Nursing ADN Program is accredited through the State of California Board of Registered Nursing.
The Los Medanos College Vocational Nursing Program is accredited through the State of California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians.