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2014-2015 Catalog & Student Handbook 
    
2014-2015 Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing-Vocational


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  Carmen Edwards, Dean 234 DFHS 686-4822
  Kay Floyd, Division Secretary 206 DFHS 685-4600
  Darla Poole, Program Chair 157 TC 685-5594
  Faculty    
    Paula Callo 157 TC 685-4787
    Mary Khaki 157 TC 685-6437
    Norma Luna Fort Stockton 432/336-7882

Midland College offers vocational nursing education courses on the main campus in Midland and in Fort Stockton at the Williams Regional Technical Training Center (WRTTC).

The Vocational Nursing Program is a one-year (12-month) program leading to a certificate. Satisfactory completion of the program qualifies the individual to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN) which in turn allows the individual to become licensed to practice as a vocational nurse. The curriculum prepares the graduate to work in an acute or long-term care facility, nursing agency, or physician’s office.

Requirements for graduation include successfully completing all courses with a minimum grade of “C” (75), passing the end of program achievement test, and satisfying all college financial requirements. Requirements to write the licensure examination include written application, payment of fees, certification by program chair, and graduation from the program.

Special Admission Requirements: The Vocational Nursing program has limited enrollments based on specific admission criteria. For information regarding the admission criteria, see the program brochure or program representatives. Students interested in the program should contact either the Health Sciences Division Office in Midland (432/685-4600) or the WRTTC in Ft. Stockton (432/336-7882) to obtain additional information and get a certificate plan.

The following is the suggested sequence of courses for this degree. A + indicates a course with either a prerequisite or a co-requisite. The course sequences shown in the programs of study below should be followed when possible. Vocational Nursing (VNSG) courses must be taken according to the sequence shown.

Programs

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