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Vocational Nursing

Quick Facts

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Program Options

Certificate

Level 2

Traditional VN Track

Apply for the 1-year program if you are eligible.

CNA/PCT/CMA-to-VN Track

Already have Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Patient Care Technician (PCT)  or Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification?

Credit-by-Exam

If you successfully pass the exam for this course, you can earn 3 semester credit hours toward a Certificate of Completion in Vocational Nursing:

  • VNSG-1360 Clinical—Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

Eligibility Requirements

  • Acceptance into our VN Program
  • Current Certification as a CNA, PCT or CMA
  • At least 6 months of employment in an acute / chronic care setting

2020 Information Sessions

Attending an information session is strongly recommended but is not an application requirement.

You do not have to reserve a place, but seating is limited to the first 100 people.

Dates

  • Tuesday, February 11
  • Wednesday, April 29

Time & Place

  • Time: 6–7 p.m.
  • Place: Trinity River Campus East (map)
  • Room: TRHA 1050 (first floor)

Questions?

Health Care Professions Advising

Advising Resource Hub

817-515-1484
TR.HealthCareAdvising@tccd.edu

Role of Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

The LVN works under appropriate supervision of a:

  • Registered nurse
  • Advanced practice registered nurse
  • Physician assistant
  • Physician
  • Dentist
  • Podiatrist

LVNs are responsible for providing safe, compassionate and focused nursing care to assigned patients with predictable health care needs.

They are required to function within the parameters of the legal scope of practice.

For more details, see Practice-Licensed Vocational Nurse Scope of Practice from the Texas Board of Nursing (BON).

Our Mission

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

Program Approval

Our VN Program is approved by:

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

 

Contact

Trinity River Campus

Health Care Professions Advising

Advising Resource Hub

TRCF 2101A
817-515-1484
TR.HealthCareAdvising@tccd.edu

Advising by Appointment 

Fall & Spring Hours: Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Summer Hours: Monday–Thursday: 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

Updated July 30, 2019