1452 David E. Cook Way Clovis, CA 93611  |  559-327-2800

Vocational Nurse Pre-Requisite Classes

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The following classes are required and provide a foundation of knowldge necessary to enter and be successful in CAE's Vocational Nurse program.
These classes are offered 3 times a year in January, May and September. 
 Medical Math
  • Equivalent to Intermediate Algebra
  • 15 classes
  • 45 hours of instruction
  • Book required

 Medical Terminology

  • 15 classes
  • 45 hours of instruction
  • Book required

 Anatomy and Physiology

  • 15 classes
  • 60 hours of instruction
  • Book required

VN Prep

  • 12 classes
  • 36 hours of instructions
  • No book required


  • 11 classes
  • 33 hours of instruction
  • Book required 


In addition, you must also have the following to be considered for the VN program:

  • Be an ACTIVE Certified Nurse assistant
  • Provide proof of at lease 350 hours of employment as a CNA

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.



  • Request Official Transcripts in a sealed envelope from the school of attendance and submit them to the Nursing and Allied Health Office to see if they qualify for transfer credit.



  • Books are NOT included in the class fee.
  • Books are availble for purchase in the Administration Building
  • Books are not refundable.
  • You MUST have your books before the first night of class.


Frank Ergin [email protected] 
Nutrition / Anatomy & Physiology 
Lisa Parra [email protected] 
Medical Terminology / Nutrition 
Maggie Lott[email protected] Medical Terminology 
George Dunnicliff[email protected]  Medical Math
Lila Young [email protected]  VN Prep
Melissa Dixon [email protected]  Office Staff
 Francine Quenga[email protected] Office Staff 

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