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Our Mission

We prepare professional nurses to deliver quality, safe patient care in a dynamic health care environment through patient advocacy and collaboration with interdisciplinary teams.

About Our Program

Our Associate Degree in Nursing is a 2-year program that combines course work in general and nursing education courses with clinical experiences in a variety of area facilities. All clinical experiences are supervised by experienced nursing faculty.

Learn more in our Frequently Asked Questions:
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Graduates are encouraged to transfer to 4-year universities to complete their bachelor's degree in nursing through enrollment in RN-to-BSN programs.

Our Program Is Accredited

Our Associate Degree in Nursing Program is accredited by the Board of Nursing for the State of Texas and by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Our graduates are eligible to take the state licensure exam (NCLEX) that, upon successful passage, grants the credential of Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN).

Texas Board of Nursing
333 Guadalupe #3-460
Austin, Texas 78701
512-305-7400

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Rd NE Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
404-975-5000

Starting in Fall 2015?

If you apply in February/March 2015 to start with the nursing class entering in Fall 2015, you will follow a different curriculum from the previous curriculum.

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and Texas Senate Bill 497 require the curriculum to change from 69 to 60 hours.

Changes to the A.A.S. in Nursing

  • Will require:
    • PSYC 2314 Life Span Growth and Development
  • Will no longer require:
    • CHEM 1406 Introductory Chemistry I–Allied Health
    • KINE 1164 Introduction to Physical Fitness & Sport
    • SPCH courses

Any courses you may have taken prior to Fall 2015 that were required for the A.A.S. in Nursing will most likely be required as you continue in an RN-to-BSN program.

 

 

Contact

Nursing Program
Trinity River Campus East
245 East Belknap Street
Fort Worth TX 76102

Nursing Advising
TRHA 2015B-S
817-515-2453
nursing.advising@tccd.edu

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Nursing Office
TRHN 3211A
817-515-2339
nursing.department@tccd.edu

 

 

 

Updated June 25, 2015

 

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