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Mercy Hospital - Miami
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Summary of Curriculum

The Practical Nursing Program is designed to be completed in a minimum of 3 trimesters.

Trimester 1: Practical Nursing Program

Number Course Credits Clock hours
NUR 1101 Orientation & Role of the Practical Nurse 6 hours
NUR 1103 Fundamentals of Nursing 168 hours
NUR 1103 C Fundamentals of Nursing Clinical 128 hours
NUR 1104 Pharmacology in Nursing 40 hours
NUR 1104 L Pharmacology in Nursing Lab 20 hours
Miami Dade College provides the following courses during the first trimester:
BSC 2085 *Anatomy & Physiology I 3 160 (total A&P hours)
BSC 2085 L *Anatomy and Physiology I Lab 1
BSC 2086 *Anatomy and Physiology II 3
BSC 2086 L *Anatomy and Physiology II

Lab

1
Total 8 522 hours

Trimester 2: Practical Nursing Program

Number Course Credits Clock hours
NUR 1202 Medical Surgical Nursing I 158 hours
NUR 1202 C Medical Surgical Nursing

Clinical

270 hours
Miami Dade College provides the following course during the second trimester:
MCB 2010 *Microbiology 3 45 hours
Total 3 473 hours

Trimester 3: Practical Nursing Program

Number Course Credits Clock hours
NUR 1304 Maternal Nursing 48 hours
NUR 1304 C Maternal Nursing Clinical 96 hours
NUR 1305 Pediatric Nursing 48 hours
NUR 1305 C Pediatric Nursing Clinical 96 hours
NUR 1306 Medical Surgical Nursing II 48 hours
NUR 1306 C Medical Surgical Nursing II Clinical 96 hours
NUR 1307 Graduation Preparation 12 hours
Total 11 444 hours

Total Practical Nursing Program Clock Hours: 1439

Total college credits: 11

For more information please view our brochure or call (305) 285-2777.