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Practical Nursing - LPN Step-out Certificate (PNSOC)

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The Practical Nursing (PN) Step-Out Program is approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing and provides an option for current AAS Nursing students wishing to ‘step-out’ of the RN program and gain employment as a practical nurse. Upon satisfactory completion of the first year of the AAS nursing program the graduate receives a certificate and is eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nursing (NCLEX-LPN). Upon successful completion of the NCLEX-LPN, the graduate is eligible to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in Arizona.

Program Prerequisites: 21-25

Program Requirements: 26

Total Certificate Credits: 47-51

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