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Vocational Nurse Pre-Requisite Classes

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 All CAE VN Pre-Requisite Classes are now online with ZOOM meetings
If you have an an adultedcourses.org (MOODLE) account, wait for your instructor to contact you with instructions for the first meeting.  You should receive an email or phone call this week.
If you are taking CAE VN Pre-Requisite classes for the first time, please do the following:
  1. Create a non-personal gmail account at google.com.
  2. Navigate to adultedcourses.org and create a MOODLE account.
    • You will use the gmail account you just created.
    • Once you create the account, you will need to confirm your MOODLE account from your gmail account. 
  3. Install ZOOM software
  4. Your instructor will contact you with instructions for the first meeting this week. 
The following classes are required to enter into the Vocational Nurse program and are offered on our campus 3 times a year in January, May, and September.
The courses provide a foundation of knowledge necessary to be successful in the VN program. 
  •  Medical Math
    • Equivalent to Intermediate Algegra
    • 15 classes, 45 hours of instruction
    • Book Required
  •      Medical Terminology
    • 15 classes, 45 hours of instructions
    • Book required
  • Anatomy and Physiology
    • 15 classes, 60 hours of instruction
    • Book required
  • VN Prep  
    • Instructor:  Lila Young  (See Syllabus:  PDF format; RTF format) 
    • 12 classes, 36 hours of instruction
    • No book required
    • Credit for this class will only be accepted if taken at Clovis Adult Education
  •  Nutrition
    • 11 classes, 33 hours of instruction
    • Book required
  • Nurse Assistant
    • Must be an Active Certified Nurse assistant
      • Must also provide proof of working as a CNA for a minimum of 2 months
    • For more information, on CAE Nurse Assistant class, call 559-327-2881 

Important Information: 

  • The VN Pre-Requisite classes expire after 5 years.
  • All classes must be passed at a 78% or higher to be eligible for the VN Program.
  • If you have taken these classes at another school and would like to see if they are transferable, you will need to get Official Transcripts on a sealed envelope from the school of attendance and bring them to the Nursing Office to see if they meet our requirements. 
  • Books are available for purchase during the Book store hours.
  • You MUST have your books before the first night of class.
  • The "Class Fee" does NOT include the cost of the books. 

To Enroll:

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