LSC-Montgomery Nursing Department
LSC-Montgomery offers training to become a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), and two options to become a Registered Nurse (RN).
Vocational Nursing – Always in high demand, licensed vocational nurses provide a wide variety of essential patient care, under the supervision of a registered nurse or physician. Graduates are eligible for licensing as an LVN and typically pursue careers at hospitals, long-term facilities, clinics, and other healthcare facilities.
Associate Degree Nursing – Combining the art of caring with the science of nursing, the Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program is one of the most in-demand, high-growth career tracks in the industry. Graduates are eligible to become a registered nurse (RN), providing and coordinating care for patients in a variety of healthcare settings. Two options are available to achieve an ADN at LSC-Montgomery. Students can earn their ADN in the Transition program which is designed to transition LVN and Licensed Paramedic (LPM) in earning their ADN. An ADN is also achievable through the Basic Track program, a two-year program designed for students with no previous nursing or paramedic education.
Accreditation & Approval
Lone Star College System’s Nursing Programs are approved and regulated by the Texas Board of Nursing, http://www.bne.state.tx.us/, whose mission is to protect and promote the welfare of the people of Texas by ensuring that each person holding a license as a nurse in the State of Texas is competent to practice safely. Questions, comments, or concerns can be forwarded to the Executive Director, Katherine Thomas, MN, RN. Contact information for the Texas Board of Nursing is below.
Texas Board of Nursing
333 Guadalupe Street, Suite #3-460
Austin, Texas 78701
Office: (512) 305-7400
Fax: (512) 305-7401
Lone Star College System’s Associate Degree Nursing Programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN) http://www.nlnac.org/home.htm. The ACEN is responsible for the specialized accreditation of nursing education programs. The Commission has authority and accountability for carrying out the responsibilities inherent in the application of standards and criteria, accreditation processes, and the affairs, management, policy-making, and general administration of the ACEN. The ACEN is nationally recognized as a specialized accrediting agency for both post-secondary and higher degree programs in nursing education. Questions, comments, or concerns can be sent to the ACEN at email@example.com or through the contact information below.
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc.
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
Lone Star College Montgomery
ADN Program Outcomes
ACEN 6.5.1 Texas BON-NCLEX Pass Rate
Expected Level of Achievement (ELA): A score at or above state & national levels.
Official Lone Star College Montgomery Rate
Basic Track (94%)
Transition Track (84%)
ACEN 6.5.2 Program Completion
ELA: 80% if all students will complete the program in 150% of the time.
Basic Track: 88% (35/40)
Transition Track: 83% (19/23)
ACEN 6.5.3 Graduate program satisfaction
ELA: 80% of all students will rate the program satisfaction.
Basic and Transition
75% of students rate the program as satisfactory or greater with regard to preparation for NCLEX-RN.
ACEN 6.5.3 Employer Satisfaction with Graduates
ELA: 80% of the returned surveys indicate employer satisfaction.
ADN and Transition
100% of Employers report satisfied/very satisfied with entry level graduates from LSC Montgomery. (n=2)
ACEN 6.5.4 Job Placement
ELA: 80% of the graduates will report securing a job in nursing at the time of the new graduate survey.
ADN and Transition
88% report jobs within nursing or enrollment in BSN completion program.
It is strongly recommended for prospective nursing students to attend an information session to learn more about the profession and requirements of each of the nursing programs. No reservations are needed to attend an information session on the LSC-Montgomery campus. See the table below for scheduled information sessions.
|Monday, June 6, 2016||12:00 pm - 1:30 pm||B-102|
|Tuesday, June 28, 2016||2:00 pm - 3:30 pm||B-102|
|Wednesday, August 10, 2016||10:00 am - 11:30 am||B-102|
|Thursday, August 25, 2016||2:00 pm - 3:30 pm||B-102|
|Tuesday, July 26, 2016||12:00 pm - 1:30 pm||B-102|
NOTE on CPR certification: Students are required to show proof of a valid certificate of American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers. Certification through an online course will not be accepted.
Nursing Programs General Information
Click on your nursing program of choice for more information.
Nursing Program Application Periods
The following dates reflect the application periods for each nursing program we offer. The deadline to take the HESI exam is one week prior to each programs application deadline. The deadline to turn in all paperwork is 4 p.m. on the last day of the application period. The online application can be found on the Lone Star College Nursing page at http://www.lonestar.edu/nursing-requirements.htm.
|Nursing Program||Application Period||Type of Application|
|LVN||10/13/2015 - 1/22/2016||Online Application|
|LVN (alternates)||1/25/2016 - 2/26/2016||Online Application|
|LVN/LP Transition to ADN||1/25/2016 - 3/28/2016||Online Application|
|RN Basic Track (ADN)||1/25/2016 - 3/28/2016||Online Application|