1+1 Practical Nurse Career Major - Overview

1+1 Practical Nurse

1+1 Practical Nurse
Health Careers Center
(Springlake Campus)
Career Major Length
1344 hours
Who Can Enroll
Adults w/referral from collegiate partners (OCCC, Rose State & OSU-OKC)
M-F 7:45a-2:15p
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This career major prepares the student to become a licensed practical nurse, an important member of the health care team who works under the supervision or direction of a registered nurse, licensed physician or dentist. Students will learn the role of the LPN and how to care for a variety of patients including geriatric, pediatric, oncology, and medical surgical. Students will learn how to identify patient problems, identify appropriate interventions and evaluate nursing care. Graduates of this career major will be eligible take the NCLEX-PN and become licensed through the Board of Nursing. Referral from a college partner is required for admission to the 1+1 career major.

Students in the 1+1 major must have already completed college level courses in Medical Terminology and Anatomy & Physiology.

Career Major Length
1344.00Total Hours
Course Title
Academic Life Skills
Basic Nursing Skills
Concepts of Nursing
Fundamentals of Nursing
Clinical I Basic Nursing
Pharmacology & Intravenous Therapy Skills
Medical Surgical Nursing I
Clinical II Medical Surgical Nursing Part I
Medical Surgical Nursing II
Clinical III Medical Surgical Nusing Part 2
Nursing Specialties
Clinical IV Maternal/Newborn, Pediatric and Mental Health
Transition to Practice
Clinical V Transition to Practice

Helpful Attributes and Abilities

  • Reading, language and math skills at the 12th grade level or above
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexibility
  • Good communication skills
  • Good physical and mental health
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Ability to relate to people in a caring, empathetic manner

Required Prerequisites

  • High school diploma or GED
  • 18 years old
  • CPR for Health Care Providers (American Heart Association Course)
  • Medical Terminology (2-3 college credit hours)
  • Anatomy & Physiology (4 or more college credit hours)
  • An employment authorization card or a social security number is required for this program due to licensure requirements.

Student Organizations

Certifications Available

  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Advanced Unlicensed Assistant (AUA)
  • Certified Medication Aide(CMA)
  • Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)