Category Archives: LVN

Groups VN22/23 Graduation (Modesto Campus)

We want to congratulate the Vocational Nursing class of 2016, groups 22/23, for their hard work and diligence. We are proud to introduce the graduating Nursing class. They will forever be a part of our Gurnick Family and we could not be anymore proud of their current and future achievements. We wish you all the best in your upcoming NCLEX examination.


Congratulations on graduating Gurnick’s Nursing School!
Vocational Nurses 1

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Vocational Nurses 4

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Photo Credit: Laura Mooney

Vocational Nurse Program at Gurnick’s Nursing School

A Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) works under the direction of physicians and registered nurses. The LVN provides direct patient care in a variety of settings such as acute care hospitals, rehabilitation hospitals, clinics, physician offices, home health, skilled nursing facilities and hospice care. Our graduates receive the necessary knowledge and skills to transition from education to employment.

  • Institutionally Accredited by the Accrediting Bureau for Health Education Schools
  • Programmatically Accredited by Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians
  • Approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education

Vocational Nurse Program Highlights:

  • 13 month intensive program including preparation for the NCLEX exam Day and Evening Classes
  • Experienced Instructors
  • Patient-care labs that are equipped with hospital beds, anatomical models, hi-fidelity interactive simulation
    mannequins and other patient-care equipment
  • Financial Aid Assistance
  • Private Loan Assistance
  • Employment Assistance

Our Vocational Nurse Program provides didactic and laboratory training as well as a clinical component that correlates with the theoretical knowledge. Upon successful completion of the program, students will be prepared to sit for the state licensing exam. Once students pass this exam, they will be able to work as Licensed Vocational Nurses in hospitals or medical clinics.

Our Program Curriculum provides students with the technical, clinical, and interpersonal skills necessary to succeed in this field. Subjects covered include Anatomy, Medical Terminology, Pharmacology, Clinical Nutrition, Obstetric, Pediatric and Psychiatric Nursing, Medical/Surgical Nursing, and preparation for the NCLEX.

Our Campuses conduct courses in classrooms equipped with modern audio-visual teaching aids, anatomical charts and models.

Our Clinical Education (Internship) is an integral part of the Vocational Nurse Program that facilitates the development of student competence with clinical skills. Internship will be provided for all of our students.

Our Vocational Nurse Program is offered at All Campuses.

Contact our admissions department to find out if you qualify for this program:

VN Program License Exam Pass Rates

Dear Graduates, Students and All who are interested in our Programs and Academy,

We are proud to announce the VN program NCLEX/PN exam pass rates from January 1, 2012 to March 31, 2012:

San Mateo Campus – 80%,

Concord Campus – 87,5%,

Modesto Campus – 83,3%,

Fresno Campus – 87,5%.

California State Average Pass Rate for Quarter 1 2012 (January 1, 2012 – March 31, 2012) was 77%.

Congratulations to our graduates and good luck in your future careers! We would also like to thank our teachers for their dedication and hard work, whose efforts are reflected in the success of our students.

For our graduates who have not yet passed – we believe in you! Good luck and study hard for your second attempt!


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