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2 Nursing: Vocational Certificate

3 Vocational Nursing Entry Requirements Entry Requirements TEAS with the following scores TEAS with the following scores Math 60 Math 60 Reading 64 Reading 64 Criminal Background Check Criminal Background Check Drug Screen(10 Panel, urine/creatinine pH level Drug Screen(10 Panel, urine/creatinine pH level HBV (Personal Labs) HBV (Personal Labs)

4 HBV must be completed before entering the program HBV must be completed before entering the program Eligibility issues will require a Petition of Declaratory Order Eligibility issues will require a Petition of Declaratory Order Go to: Click on forms. Scroll down to Declaratory order and follow instructions. Go to: Click on forms. Scroll down to Declaratory order and follow instructions.bon.texas.gov pdf pdf

5 Website: May contact: Texas Board of Nursing May contact: Texas Board of Nursing with questions with questions Criminal background checks are performed on all applicants for Licensure in Texas. A criminal background check must Criminal background checks are performed on all applicants for Licensure in Texas. A criminal background check must be completed through the Department of Public Safety (DPS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) based on be completed through the Department of Public Safety (DPS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) based on the set of fingerprints you provide to MorphoTrust. The BON cannot accept fingerprint cards or criminal the set of fingerprints you provide to MorphoTrust. The BON cannot accept fingerprint cards or criminal background check results mailed by the applicant, or results that were completed for another facility, even if background check results mailed by the applicant, or results that were completed for another facility, even if the previous check was completed through DPS and FBI. the previous check was completed through DPS and FBI.

6 Criminal Background Check A person convicted of a felony /misdemeanor of a court of competent jurisdiction enters an adjudication of guilty against the person on a felony offense under the laws of this or another state of the United States. A person convicted of a felony /misdemeanor of a court of competent jurisdiction enters an adjudication of guilty against the person on a felony offense under the laws of this or another state of the United States. These crimes which the Board considers to be directly related to the duties and responsibilities of a Licensed Vocational Nurse shall include, but are not limited to: These crimes which the Board considers to be directly related to the duties and responsibilities of a Licensed Vocational Nurse shall include, but are not limited to: Offenses against a person Offenses against a person Offenses against property Offenses against property Offenses involving fraud, dishonesty or deceit Offenses involving fraud, dishonesty or deceit Offenses related to drugs/alcohol Offenses related to drugs/alcohol Offenses which include attempting or conspiring to commit any of the offenses in this subsection Offenses which include attempting or conspiring to commit any of the offenses in this subsection

7 Admission Criteria *****Beginning fall 2014 the TEAS test must be taken and passed before enrolling in prerequisite courses VNSG 1320 and VNSG 1216 will be required for program acceptance. VNSG 1320 and VNSG 1216 will be required for program acceptance.

8 Essential Functions Essential functions are the basic physical, cognitive, psychomotor, social and affective activities that are necessary for successful completion of the Houston Community College Vocational Nursing Program curriculum leading to initial licensure as a vocational nurse. Essential functions are the basic physical, cognitive, psychomotor, social and affective activities that are necessary for successful completion of the Houston Community College Vocational Nursing Program curriculum leading to initial licensure as a vocational nurse. Basic functions included are gross motor skills, fine motor skills, physical endurance, physical strength, mobility, hearing, visual, tactile, smell, reading, arithmetic competence, emotion stability, analytical thinking, critical thinking, interpersonal skills, and communication Basic functions included are gross motor skills, fine motor skills, physical endurance, physical strength, mobility, hearing, visual, tactile, smell, reading, arithmetic competence, emotion stability, analytical thinking, critical thinking, interpersonal skills, and communication

9 Course substitutions A & P Biology 2401 and 2402 A & P Biology 2401 and 2402 (VNSG 1320) (Pre-requisite) (VNSG 1320) (Pre-requisite) Nutrition VNSG1216 (Pre-requisite) Nutrition VNSG1216 (Pre-requisite) Houston Community College Biol1322 Basic Nutrition WILL NOT course substitute for VNSG 1216 Houston Community College Biol1322 Basic Nutrition WILL NOT course substitute for VNSG 1216

10 U of H-Nutr2332 Into to Human Nutrition (3) U of H-Nutr2332 Into to Human Nutrition (3) Sam Houston State-FCS 167 Basic Nutrition (3) Sam Houston State-FCS 167 Basic Nutrition (3) Stephen F. Austin-HMS 339-Nutrition (3) Stephen F. Austin-HMS 339-Nutrition (3) Baton Rouge CC-Biol 220-Human Nut & Diet Therapy (3) Baton Rouge CC-Biol 220-Human Nut & Diet Therapy (3) Prairie View A & M-HUSC 1343 Prairie View A & M-HUSC 1343 Lone Star- Biol 1322 Lone Star- Biol 1322

11 San Jacinto College-HOEC 1322 San Jacinto College-HOEC 1322 Alvin Community College FDNS 1305 Alvin Community College FDNS 1305 Brazos port College/ Lee College- Biol 1322 Brazos port College/ Lee College- Biol 1322 Blinn College-HOEC 1305 Blinn College-HOEC 1305 Texas A & M BICH 401 or Nut 202 Texas A & M BICH 401 or Nut 202 Texas Southern-Food and Nut 233 Texas Southern-Food and Nut 233

12 Vocational Nursing Length: 12 months Length: 12 months Employment rate: 100% Employment rate: 100% Board Pass Rate: % Board Pass Rate: %

13 Admission Two admissions Two admissions application deadlines: application deadlines: June 1 for Fall admission June 1 for Fall admission October 1 for Spring admissions October 1 for Spring admissions Class size Class size Approximately 120 students per year are admitted Approximately 120 students per year are admitted

14 Curriculum Classroom and lab instruction: 560 hours Classroom and lab instruction: 560 hours Clinical education: 864 hours Clinical education: 864 hours ***See Degree Plan ***See Degree Plan SCH: 44 SCH: 44 Prerequisites Prerequisites VNSG 1216-Nutrition VNSG 1216-Nutrition VNSG 1320-Anatomy and Physiology for Allied Health VNSG 1320-Anatomy and Physiology for Allied Health Level I 12 SCH Level I 12 SCH Level II 15 SCH Level II 15 SCH Level III 12 SCH Level III 12 SCH

15 Clinical Education Centers Memorial- Hermann Hospital System Memorial- Hermann Hospital System Garden Terrace Alzheimer’s Center Garden Terrace Alzheimer’s Center Harris County Hospital District Harris County Hospital District Park Plaza Hospital Park Plaza Hospital Harris County Jail Harris County Jail Seven Acres Jewish Senior Care Services Seven Acres Jewish Senior Care Services Michael DeBakey VA Medical Center Michael DeBakey VA Medical Center TCH TCH Kindred Hospital Kindred Hospital University Place Nursing Center University Place Nursing Center

16 Vocational Nursing Employment areas: acute care, community health, geriatric care, pediatric care, home health Employment areas: acute care, community health, geriatric care, pediatric care, home health Employment settings: hospitals, out patient facilities, private physician office, home health care, nursing homes Employment settings: hospitals, out patient facilities, private physician office, home health care, nursing homes Median salary range in $44,000 Median salary range in $44,000

17 Fees Approximate and are subject to change. Approximate and are subject to change. (See 3 rd page of Profile of the Vocational Nurse Program Cost Sheet) (See 3 rd page of Profile of the Vocational Nurse Program Cost Sheet)

18 Contact (Texas Board of Nursing)

19 Vocational Nursing Department Chair: Deborah Simmons- Johnson Department Chair: Deborah Simmons- Johnson Department Secretary: Stephanie Jackson Department Secretary: Stephanie Jackson

20 THANKS THANKS For your attendance


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