Do you dream of being part of a caring/helping profession? That's why our students enter the TSTC Licensed Vocational Nursing Program -- they want to help others. The nursing profession is part of the extremely high-demand healthcare field. And you'll find that nursing is changing -- there's more computer use, the technology is always advancing, and more and more men are entering the field. If this fast-growing career field is appealing --consider the Licensed Vocational Nursing Program at TSTC West Texas to help you achieve your goal of being a vocational nurse.
In the Vocational Nursing program, you'll participate in an innovative learning environment that helps you develop your care giving skills in classroom and labs, in interactive online sessions, and in virtual and on-site healthcare clinicals. Two SimMan simulators are in our state-of-the-art labs and you'll care for them just as you would one of your "real" patients. Instructors program the SimMan for the kinds of medical conditions and emergencies you will encounter as an Liscensed Vocational Nurse. You will practice the skills and techniques introduced in your classes and you will be challenged to solve problems presented via SimMan. Then, on to clinical sites at hospitals, nursing homes and doctors' offices where you will experience the reality and pace of the nursing profession.
In just sixteen months, you can graduate from the VN program by successfully completing courses such as:
Once you complete the VN Program, you will have many employment opportunities to consider such as:
Your instructors are professionals in the nursing field. All have had medical/surgical experience, and, individually, instructors have extensive experience in pediatrics, obstetrics, critical care (ICU), trauma (ER), and psychiatric care areas.
Your instructors will be your guides as you pursue your goal of becoming a Licensed Vocational Nurse. Contact us to start on a new career path!