PRACTICAL NURSING ALIGNED PROGRAM - CORE COURSES


Core Courses

These courses shall have the same title, credit hour allocation, and competencies.  Institutions may add additional competencies based  on local demand.  The sequencing of core courses is determined by the institution.

KSPN Foundations of Nursing - 4 credits (pdf)
KSPN Foundations of Nursing Clinical - 2 credits (pdf)
KSPN Medical Surgical Nursing I - 4 Credits (pdf)
KSPN Medical Surgical Nursing I Clinical - 3 Credits (pdf)
KSPN Pharmacology - 3 Credits (pdf)
KSPN Medical Surgical Nursing II - 4 Credits (pdf)
KSPN Medical Surgical Nursing II Clinical - 3 Credits (pdf)
KSPN Maternal Child Nursing - 2 Credits (pdf)
KSPN Maternal Child Nursing Clinical - 1 Credit (pdf)
KSPN Gerontology Nursing - 2 Credits (pdf)
KSPN Mental Health Nursing - 2 Credits (pdf)


Alignment Summary

Kansas Practical Nursing Program Curriculum Alignment Summary (pdf)
Kansas Practical Nursing Core External Standards (pdf)
 

Support Courses* 7 credits

Human Anatomy & Physiology - 4 credits (minimum)
Human Growth & Development - 3 credits

* Institutions may utilize existing like courses which adhere to the agreed upon course lengths and competencies.

Course list sequence has no implication on course scheduling by college.

Institutions may add additional competencies based on local demand.