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Kay Johnson - 325.734.3630
Mayra Juarez - 325.236.8206
Nicole Whitley - 325.641.5955

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Julia Humphrey - 325.734.3612
Abilene Campus

Patricia Reid - 254.559.7720
Breckenridge Campus

Charlotte Tongate - 325.641.3901
Brownwood Campus

Rene Ralston - 325.235.7412
Sweetwater Campus

Nick Alvarado - 325.235.7331
Abilene/Sweetwater Campus
(254) 799-3611

3801 Campus Drive
Waco, TX 76705

TSTC is located off I-35 North at exit 342A, just north of Waco
 
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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:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Pharmacology and Administration of Meds
  • Medical/Surgical Nursing
  • Maternal/Newborn Nursing
  • Pediatric Nursing

Once you complete the VN Program, you will have many employment opportunities to consider such as:

  • Hospitals
  • Nursing Homes
  • Home Health
  • Doctors' Offices
  • Insurance Companies

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!

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