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Nurses are the backbone of America’s expanding health care system—and American Career College’s Vocational Nursing Program is designed to help you make the most of growing opportunities. In fact, the demand for Licensed Vocational Nurses is expected to grow 17% through 2026*.
At American Career College, our Vocational Nursing training program is designed to prepare you for the national licensing examination, which is needed in order to become an LVN.
If you're exploring vocational nursing education, consider the Vocational Nursing program at American Career College (ACC).
The American Career College Vocational Nursing program is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary for an entry-level vocational nursing position in a medical office, clinic, HMO, acute care hospital, long-term care facility or other health care setting.
When you've finished all the coursework and passed the final exam, you'll be prepared to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) for licensure as a practical/vocational nurse, meeting the standards set by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians.
Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs) play a vital role on the health care team. The duties of an LVN include many of the following tasks:
In American Career College's dynamic vocational nursing classes and curriculum, you'll also learn about important skills such as leadership, supervision and proper patient interaction.
The goal of our LVN program is to help you graduate with the confidence and qualifications to begin your career as a Licensed Vocational Nurse.
Vocational nurses work in a variety of health care settings. After successfully completing this American Career College program and successfully passing the licensing exam, you may choose to work in facilities such as:
A few interesting statistics* about vocational nursing careers:
Many area employers are very familiar with the quality of ACC's health care training programs and our school's track record for preparing confident, qualified professionals for rewarding careers. Our graduates have been hired by:
The American Career College Vocational Nursing curriculum is divided into four class modules* approximately 13 weeks in length (20 weeks for evening/weekend). Each class module is comprised of prescribed courses of study that build upon each other.
You will begin your training with an introduction to the role of the student nurse in the Vocational Nursing (VN) Program and the Nursing Profession. You will then progress sequentially until all class modules have been successfully completed:
Once you have completed your American Career College training, earned your diploma and passed the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) for licensure as a practical/vocational nurse, you'll have the qualifications necessary to provide basic medical care, working under the direction of registered nurses and doctors.
As an LVN, your day-to-day responsibilities* may include:
As you begin your nursing career, the ongoing development of your skills can create increased opportunities for advancement. Even after you are employed, ACC's Career Services team will remain committed to providing you with the resources, support and personalized assistance you need to keep your career on track.
"The ACC advantage is that they're there to help you; they're not there for your money just because it's a private school. When you go to ACC, they make sure that you learn everything and they're there to help you."