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2024-2025 Catalog 
2024-2025 Catalog

Nursing - Practical (LPNCE)

Location(s): South Omaha Campus

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Award: Certificate of Achievement
Pathway to Associates Degree: Nursing Degree (ASNAS)
Academic Focus Area: Health Professions

The licensed practical nurse (LPN) participates with other healthcare team members in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care in a variety of settings. The practical nurse functions under the supervision of a registered nurse or licensed practitioner. Graduates of this program are eligible to write the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) for licensure as a practical nurse. This program is approved by the Nebraska Board of Nursing.

All required classes for the LPNCE degree must have a grade of C or better to graduate from the program.

MCC’s nursing programs have special admission requirements. Contact Student Services or click here for more information and to obtain a current healthcare admission information packet.


Graduation Requirements
General Education: 20.0
Major Requirements: 30.5
Additional Requirements: 12.0
Total credit hours required: 62.5

Recommended Curriculum Plan for LPNCE  


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Additional Requirements

General Education Requirements (20.0 credit hrs.)


Quantitative/Numeracy Skills

Natural Sciences

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

1. provide compassionate and coordinated care based on respect for patient preferences, values and needs throughout the lifespan. (PCC)
2. apply standards of ethics, professional and legal behavior while functioning as a safe and competent member of the interdisciplinary team. (T/C)
3. integrate best practice and evidence with clinical and evidence with clinical expertise, along with the values of diverse patient population to deliver optimal health care. (EBP)
4. use data to monitor and improve the quality and safety of patient care. (QI)
5. minimize the risk of harm to patients and providers by demonstrating responsibility and accountability for nursing practice and associated standards.
6. use information and technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support decision making. (I)

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