# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Practical Nursing II Course Description

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Practical Nursing II (8358/18 weeks, 280 hours) Course Description

Course Description

Course Code:8358
Duration:18 weeks, 280 hours
Suggested Grade Levels:11–12
Prerequisites:Practical Nursing I (8357/18 weeks, 280 hours)

In the second semester of Practical Nursing, instruction will focus on basic nursing skills, medical asepsis, human development across the life cycle, and an introduction to pharmacology. Students will also apply basic nursing skills in interactive settings.

NOTE: This course has specific state laws and regulations from a governing medical board or agency. Please contact the Virginia Department of Education, Office of Career and Technical Education prior to implementing this course. All inquiries may be sent to cte@doe.virginia.gov.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Health Science
    • Therapeutic Services

Available Credentials

Upon completion of the course


Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.