College of the Sequoias LVN to RN Options
Option 1: BRN-approved 30 unit option. See Nursing Division for information.
Option 2: A modification of the RN Program for LVNs. See below for details.
Option 3: Completion of the Entire RN Program. See Nursing Division for information
LVN TO RN Program of Study (Option 2)
Note: Anatomy not required for LVNs.
Note: Upon admissions, pediatric * obstetrical nursing assessment tests will be administered to students and used for advising purposes and to determine competencies.
Advanced Medical-Surgical * Perinatal Nursing (12 units)
Nursing 113 and Nursing 114
Three 5-week rotation in: Perinatal (OB, Nursery, NICU) Cardiovascular-Respiratory (ICU), and Neurological Nursing. LVNs may test out of Perinatal (OB) clinicals.
Advanced Skills in Nursing Practice (13 units)
Nursing 116, 117, 118 and 119
Three 5-week rotations in: Psychiatric (in-patient & out-patient), Chronic Conditions & Community (renal dialysis, health promotion) and Leadership (with preceptor), LVNs may test out of Pediatric clinicals, usually taken in this semester.
Phone: (559) 730-3732
Fax: (559) 730-3836