| Lee College Vocational Nursing Program, Texas
Vocational Nursing Program
511 S. Whiting
Baytown, Texas 77520
Certificate of Completion Vocational Nursing
The purpose of the vocational nursing program is to prepare individuals to perform basic nursing skills as defined by the Vocational Nurse Act. The VN program is accredited by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas.
Admission to the Vocational Nursing program is based on the following point selection process:
Apply for admission to Lee College, submit to the Admission and Records office an official transcript from high school or GED certificate, and any/all colleges attended,
Application for VN program on file in Allied Health office,
Copy of high school diploma or GED certificate in VN folder in Allied Health office,
Degree plan from Counseling Center signed by counselor,
Documented reading level,
Complete Lee College assessment/placement tests and complete developmental courses, if required,
Demonstrate competencies in Allied Health Math 0110 or "C" or better on advance palcement test for MATH 0110.
Mandatory information session with VN faculty member.
BIOL 2404-Human Body-no older than 2 years, "B" or better is required. (If this course is taken prior to entering the VN program, the student will not have to take BIOL 2404, which is required during the fall semester of the VN program.)
BIOL 2401 AND BIOL 2402-no older than 2 years, "B" or better is required. (If these courses are taken prior to entering the VN program, the student will not have to take BIOL 2404, which is required during the fall semester of the VN program.
HITT 1305-Medical Terminology. (If this course is taken prior to entering the VN program, the student will not have to take HITT 1305 which is required during the fall semester of the VN program.
COSS 300-Study Skills
ITSC 1309-Integrated Software Applications I
GPA (based on BIOL 2404 or BIOL 2401 and 2402, MATH 110 and HITT 1305) ? (4.0 = 1 point; 3.9-3.0 = .75 point; 2.9-2.0 = .50 point.)
Applications are taken year round; students are encouraged to apply by February 1 for fall entry. Obtain a VN admission packet in the Allied Health office or the Counseling Center. No points are calculated for admission after May 30th. Class size is limited and there are more applicants than slots Completion of recommended bonus courses does not guarantee admission to program.
After successful completion of this program, the graduate is eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses. Upon passing the examination, the graduate is licensed as a vocational nurse.
The Board of Nurse Examiners has identified certain circumstances that may render a potential candidate ineligible for licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Texas. The Board provides individuals the opportunity to petition the Board for a Declaratory Order as to their eligibilty in accordance with Article 301.257 of the Nursing Practice Act.
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