Associate of Science in Nursing: Licensed Vocational Nurse
Program Learning Objectives
The educational objectives of the Associate Science in Nursing
program (Licensed Vocational Nurse) are to prepare students for
a licensed vocational nurse career through highs standards in the
education process, a holistic approach to patient care, high moral
and ethical standards to dedicate Christian community.
Program Learning Objectives
At the end of the program, students will become vocational nurse in
providing patient care facility and hospital with the following
knowledge and skills:
- Demonstrate the roles and responsibilities of the vocational nurse
as a member of health care team and Practice vocational nursing
standards within the legal, ethical and regulatory framework
- Demonstrate general education knowledge in critical thinking and
- Demonstrate nursing skills providing basic preventive, therapeutic,
and rehabilitative measures for patients
- Pass the National Council Licensure Examination for vocational
nurses (NCLEX-PN Examination) and obtain job placement in
hospitals or in health-care related facilities
- Demonstrate Christian commitment and spiritual integrity to serve
community and the church
1. Must be 18 years of age or older.
2. Have a High School Diploma or its
3. Prospective students must complete an
Admissions Application for Oikos University
and an Admissions Application for the School
of Vocational Nursing.
4. Complete a personal interview with the
Vocational Nursing Program Coordinator.
5. Write an essay to be evaluated by detailing
the following questions:
a. What do you think are the ideal characteristics of a nurse?
How do you match up to them?
6. All students applying for entrance into Oikos University Vocational Nurse Program are required to take the Proctored TEAS Exam via computer and pass with an overall score of 62% or greater.
b. What led you to choose nursing as a career?
c. What are your career plans? Do you plan to work towards
becoming a Registered Nurse?
7. Satisfactory physical examination: after conditional acceptance,
submit the results of a physical examination by a licensed
physician or certified nurse practitioner.
8. Hold a valid CPR certification to cover the length of the VN
9. Financial aid packaging must be completed.
10. Complete a personal interview with the Director of
Nursing or Assistant Director of Nursing.
The Admissions Committee chaired by the Director of the Vocational
Nursing Program will make the final Informal admissions decision
regarding candidate program entry.
Formal acceptance into the Nursing Program is contingent upon
the student submission of required screening and documentation.
Program includes both general education courses as well as those
relating directly to Licensed Vocational Nursing. All courses are
designed to comply with HIPAA regulations, giving pertinent
instruction in compliance with these new protocols whenever
The Associate of Science in Nursing (LVN) degree program
requires the completion of a minimum of 68 units of credit.
For major requirement, LVN program students are required the
completion of nursing curriculum including theory and clinical courses.
The students must complete total 657 hours (equivalent to 44 units) of
nursing theory and 954 hours (equivalent to 24 units) of nursing clinical
In order for the successful completion of the theory courses, the
cumulative GPA of each theory course should be at least 75% or higher.
Since all clinical nursing courses are pass or fail base evaluation, the
students must pass all clinical courses.