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Licensed Vocational Nursing

  • a profession which offers challenges and satisfaction for anyone who likes to work with people
  • a dynamic profession, always progressing with newer concepts, techniques and solutions
  • a creative profession; as nursing is an art, innovative in its interventions for the comfort and welfare of its patients

The licensed vocational nurse is prepared to assist the physician and registered nurse in the care of the sick, in prevention of disease, and in the rehabilitation of the sick and injured. Licensed vocational nurses work in a variety of settings: long-term health care, doctors' offices and acute-care hospitals.

The program is completed in 12 months. PCC uses more than 25 health care facilities as well as community agencies in the San Gabriel Valley and Los Angeles to provide excellent clinical learning experiences for students. Nursing student practicing checking blood pressure on another student.


Program brochure and application

Applications are available for download here ONLY during the application period.   *If the date falls on a weekend or holiday, then the deadline is the following business day.

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