American College of Nursing Provides Best of Breed Classroom, Plans to add Online Nursing Programs, Including LVN and Psych Tech Programs
Concord, Calif. (PRWEB) March 01, 2012
Enrollment is now open for American College of Nursing (ACN) in Concord CA, for classroom instruction, with online nursing programs immanent during the 2012-13 academic year. Space is available in the following nursing disciplines — Licensed Vocational Nursing (LVN) Program; Psychiatric Technician (PT) Program and Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Program. In addition to these three programs, American College of Nursing (ACN) also offers Continuing Education (CE) Classes for current nurses. These classes include: IV Certification & Blood Withdrawal, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and NCLEX-RN/PN Review.
American College of Nursing (ACN) carries along its mission of providing nursing programs to fully equip future nurses to serve those in need of healthcare. Our endeavor has always been to provide a broader meaning to the nursing profession, wherein the trained nurses will not only apply the proven scientific methods with artistic accuracy, but also blend in the emotions of empathy, care and comfort that proves to be more effective in providing the highest quality of healthcare and all around support to the patients, said Mr. Marcio Roxas of the college’s Board of Directors.
ACN online nursing programs, debuting later this year, are well designed, with more practical and logical approach that provides a step-by-step skill enhancement and at the same time provide a good foothold for future study and continuing education. The keys to success are the experienced staff of doctors and practicing nurses who teach the program, and the high-tech simulation labs.
Students will be able to pursue a wide range of online nursing program specialties at ACN, including:
Certified Nursing Assistant Program
The entry-level CNA course provides aspiring nurses with superior basic knowledge about the nursing sector, combining theoretical knowledge and practical training sessions. CNA Training lasts 174-hours or 23 days, and upon completion, CNA students can sit for the State Certified Nurse Assistant Program.
Vocational Nursing Program
The VN certificate program covers everything a student needs to be capable of giving safe and efficient nursing care to the patients, under the supervision of a physician or registered nurse. Integrating scientific and holistic approaches, the goal of the VN program is to produce well trained graduates who serve in various health care environments. Its a 12-month program and upon completion of the program graduates receive a Certificate of Completion from the college and become eligible to take the state licensing examination (NCLEX-PN).
Psychiatric Technician Program
PT Program students learn to care for the patients bodies and minds. This 12 month certificate mixes behavioral sciences into the standard nursing curriculum. Students will learn to properly indentify the behavior characteristics of various mental illnesses, and how best to meet mentally ill peoples physical, mental and emotional, needs. Those students completing this course can sit for the state licensing examination i.e. the NCLEX-PT.
LVN to BSN
ACN, in cooperation with Holy Names University, now provides a LVN to BSN nursing program.
Hybrid Online Nursing Programs
American College of Nursing is the best private nursing college in the S.F. Bay Area, CA, and is branching out into the emerging field of online course delivery. It provides Hybrid Online Nursing Programs in association with leading online Learning Management Company, Digital Learning Tree (best e-learning provider). The hybrid environment combines both traditional face-to-face classroom time as well as online learning. Hybrid classes are very flexible and allow student to work from home and do a lot of the pre-work to maximize the usefulness of mentor based clinicals. By 2013, ACN plans offer an extensive array of Online Nursing Programs.
For more information on any program or class offered at American College of Nursing, contact them at (925) 689-9900, or visit them on the web at http://www.americancollegeofnursing.com. They are located at 2600 Stanwell Drive, Suite 103 Concord, CA 94520.
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