Programs of Study
Degree Type: Certificate
Semester Credit Hours: 51
Academic Prerequisites - 14 SCH
PSYC 2314 - Lifespan Growth and Development
BIOL 2401 - Anatomy & Physiology I
BIOL 2402 - Anatomy & Physiology II
BIOL 1322 - Nutrition & Diet Therapy
First Semester - 12 SCH (Summer)
VNSG 1400 - Nursing in Health & Illness I
VNSG 1122 - Vocational Nursing Concepts
VNSG 1323 - Basic Nursing Skills
VNSG 1136 - Mental Health
VNSG 1231 - Pharmacology
VNSG 1160 - Clinical - Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurse Training
Second Semester - 13 SCH
VNSG 1409 - Nursing in Health & Illness II
VNSG 1230 - Maternal - Neonatal Nursing
VNSG 1334 - Pediatrics
VNSG 1460 - Clinical - Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurse Training
Third Semester - 12 SCH
VNSG 2410 - Nursing in Health & Illness III
VNSG 1226 - Gerontology
VNSG 1219 - Leadership and Professional Development
VNSG 2460 - Clinical - Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurse Training
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- Service Orientation
- Active listening
- Attitude for Success
- Critical Thinking
- Medical Software
- Leadership/management Qualities
- Apply clinical decision-making skills utilizing the nursing process when formulating clinical judgments.
- Manage safe, competent, holistic care for a diverse group of patients within the scope of the vocational nurse.
- Communicate therapeutically and effectively with individuals, significant support persons, and members of the multidisciplinary healthcare team.
Texas wage data: workers on average earn $47,760; 10% of workers earn $35,670 or less; 10% of workers earn $63,140 or more.
Physician offices; Home health agencies; Hospitals; Medical supply businesses; Clinics; Schools; Long-term care facilities.
High School Endorsements
Additional Educational Opportunities
Students may pursue an Associate Applied Science in Nursing (RN)