Isothermal Community College

Health and Public Services

Practical Nurse Education - Diploma

Academic Development

if applicable

DRE 096
DRE 097
DRE 098
DMA 010
DMA 020
DMA 030
DMA 040
DMA 050
DMA 060
DMA 070
DMA 080

First semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
ACA 122 - College Transfer Success None 1 1 Fall, Spring, Summer
BIO 168 - Anatomy and Physiology I Satisfactory placement scores or DRE 097 4 6 Fall, Spring, Summer
NUR 101 - Practical Nursing I Enrollment in the Practical Nursing Program 11 19 Fall
PSY 150 - General Psychology Satisfactory placement scores or DRE 097 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer


Second semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
BIO 169 - Anatomy and Physiology II BIO 168 4 6 Fall, Spring, Summer
ENG 111 - Writing and Inquiry Satisfactory placement scores or DRE 098 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
NUR 102 - Practical Nursing II NUR 101 10 16 Spring


Third semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
NUR 103 - Practical Nursing III NUR 101, NUR 102 and BIO 168 9 15 Summer


Program contact

Stephanie Denison

Director of Practical Nurse Education
Practical Nursing Program
sdenison@isothermal.edu
828-395-1762
Rutherfordton Learning Center


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