Application Period is now closed for the January 2015 class.
The next Vocational Nursing Program (Extended Format only) will begin a new class in Spring 2017 (January). This class will have 30 openings, which will be filled by the first 30 applicants who have completed the procedures listed in the application packet.
Announcement: At this time, the Health Occupations Division does not have any bridge program and does not anticipate one in the near future.
Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs)
Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs) care for people who are sick, injured, convalescent, or disabled under the direction of physicians and registered nurses.
Most LVNs are generalists and will work in any area of healthcare. However, some work in a specialized setting, such as a nursing home, a doctor's office, or in home healthcare. LVNs in nursing care facilities help to evaluate residents' needs, develop care plans, and supervise the care provided by nursing aides. In doctors' offices and clinics, they may be responsible for making appointments, keeping records, and performing other clerical duties. LVNs who work in home healthcare may prepare meals and teach family members simple nursing tasks.
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Napa Valley College career technical education programs are open and available to all students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Admission requirements for Napa Valley College career technical education programs are described in the current Napa Valley College catalog. The Napa Valley College Title IX officer is Laura Ecklin (Phone: 707-256-7100, Room 1544). The Section 504 compliance officer is Rebecca Scott (Phone: 707-256-7438, Room 1735-C).
Janice Ankenmann, RN, MSN, CCRN,FNP
VN Program Coordinator