Laredo Community College Vocational Nursing (LVN) Program is a clinically intensive one-year certificate program, which offers classroom instruction and related clinical practice. The Vocational Nursing faculty shares the values, philosophy, and the goals of Laredo Community College.
Education in the Vocational Nursing Program focuses and responds to the changing needs in nursing. Advances in technology, education, and the unique health needs of the community are used to develop a dynamic nursing curriculum.
Vocational Nursing Program
Fort McIntosh Campus
Lopez Nursing Room 130
Laredo Community College
West End Washington Street
Laredo, Texas 78040
LENGTH OF PROGRAM
The program is twelve months in length. Please note that the summer sessions start dates differ from the LCC campus calendar.
LEVEL I: FALL SEMESTER:In the first eight weeks, the student will spend time in the classroom with assigned hours in the skill lab. The second eight-week session will include classroom lecture, skills lab practice and clinical practice in a health care facility.
LEVEL II: SPRING SEMESTER (SESSION I & II): During Level II, the student will participate in classroom lecture and clinical practice at various health care facilities.
LEVEL III: SUMMER SEMESTER: During Level III, the student will participate in lecture, lab skills, and in the clinical setting involved in direct client care.