Certificate: Vocational Nurse
The length of the program is 1540 clock hours over a 60 weeks period for day classes from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Monday thru Thursday. The objective of the Vocational Nurse programs is to train entry-level nursing personnel to work in health care facilities administering nursing services.
Applicant_must be able to speak, read and write English
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must have High School diploma or GED
Provide evidence of a negative TB test in the last 6 months
Have all immunizations up-to-date
Have begun a Hepatitis B series (must complete the series in the appropriate time frame )
Have a satisfactory criminal background check
Have a negative drug screen within the previous six months
ST. MICHAELS SCHOOL OF NURSING & TECHNOLOGY
Vocational Nursing Program: BNE Approval Status Initial Approval
3001 North Westgate
Weslaco, TX 78596
The vocational nurse works under the direction of a registered nurse in acute care and community settings. The primary job skills the vocational nursing student will learn acute patient care, care of the post-surgical patient, care of the pediatric patients, pre-natal nursing care and care of the elderly. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will be awarded a certificate of completion.
The graduate nurse will be eligible to take the NCLEX-PN, for licensure as a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN).
This program is represented to lead to multiple job opportunities and is not meant to lead to any particular outcome, including that specified in the program title. Although the school will assist the student with job placement, finding a job is the ultimate responsibility of the student. The school does not guarantee that any student will be placed in any particular job, or at all.