Graduates are prepared to provide nursing care for clients with predictable outcomes in a variety of health care settings. These programs are designed for individuals interested in becoming a licensed vocational nurse.
The vocational nursing program is a three semester, one year, full-time 48 credit hour certificate program. The program is approved by the Texas Board of Nursing, 333 Guadalupe Suite 3-460, Austin, TX 78701, http://www.bon.texas.gov or telephone 512.305.7400. Upon completion of the Vocational Nursing Certificate, nursing graduates may apply to take the licensure exam to become a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN). Eligibility to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN) is determined solely by the Texas Board of Nursing.
This program is designed for individuals interested in becoming a licensed vocational nurse, providing nursing care for patients with predictable outcomes in a variety of health care settings.
Licensure – Employment in this field requires Texas licensure from the Texas Board of Nursing.
Please note: This is a competitive admission program.
Program Admission Criteria
This is an application based program. Students interested in applying to the nursing program should read the latest Nursing program requirements.
The Vocational Nursing programs are approved by the Texas Board of Nursing (TBON), 333 Guadalupe #3-460, Austin, TX 78701. TBON website or telephone is 833.904.0327.
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