Thank you for your interest in the Vocational Nursing Program at Clarendon College. This website has been developed to provide you with information necessary to make a decision about your educational future. It is our hope that Clarendon College will be your choice.

The faculty and staff of the Vocational Nursing Program are dedicated to providing you with the knowledge, skills, and professional ethics that will serve as a foundation as you pursue a career in nursing. Our goal for you as a student is to graduate with the knowledge base to pass the licensing exam, obtain / enhance your communication skills with fellow staff, patients, patient families, and employers, and polish your professionalism and enhance your employability.

This twelve month program includes classroom, laboratory, and clinical instruction that focuses on the application of knowledge and critical thinking in providing patient care. We have partnerships in the clinical arena that participate in your skills practice and provide excellent hands-on experience at their facilities. You will be given the opportunity to find your niche in the medical community with experiences in acute care, long-term care, Dr offices, womenأ¢â‚¬â„¢s health, pediatrics, obstetrics and newborn care, mental health, and geriatrics.

If you have any questions or would like to schedule a tour of our facilities, please contact us at 806-665-8801. We would love to discuss your educational future and the many opportunities available to licensed vocational nurses.

 

Kory Dunn, VN Program Director

806-665-8801 | kory.dunn@clarendoncollege.edu

 

VOCATIONAL NURSING

Certificate of Completion

Completion of the curriculum outlined below leads to the Certificate of Completion and is designed to provide the student with the skills and knowledge required to pass the Texas vocational nursing licensing exam.

The Vocational Nursing certificate program is a limited enrollment program, and therefore, only accepts a limited number of students each year. Students must meet the general institutional admission requirements and the specialized admission requirements of the Vocational Nursing Program. Students should consult the Specialized Admissions - Vocational Nursing section of the catalog and with program faculty for additional information.

First Semester

Sem.Hrs.

Second Semester

Sem.Hrs.

VNSG 1236 Mental Health

2

VNSG 1191 Special Topics in LVN

1

VNSG 1227 Essentials of Medication Administration

2

VNSG 1330 Maternal / Neonatal Nursing

3

VNSG 1238 Mental Illness

2

VNSG 1429 Medical-Surgical Nursing I

4

VNSG 1260 Clinical I

2

VNSG 1461 Clinical II

4

VNSG 1420 Anatomy and Physiology for Allied Health

4

Total

12

VNSG 1502 Applied Nursing Skills I

5

   

VNSG 1231 Pharmacology

2

   

Total

19

   

 

Third Semester

Sem.Hrs.

   

VNSG 1219 Leadership and Professional Development

2

   

VNSG 1226 Gerontology

2

   

VNSG 1334 Pediatrics

3

   

VNSG 1432 Medical-Surgical Nursing II

4

   

VNSG 1463 Clinical III*

4

   

VNSG 1216 Nutrition

2

   

Total

17

   

 

     

 

Notes:
Level I—TSI Exempt Certificate
*Capstone Experiences