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Vocational Nursing (LVN)
Certificate.
Classes are offered at KC
Longview

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LVN
Nursing Program

Vocational nursing prepares the graduate to function as a member of the nursing team in performing basic nursing skills. Kilgore College's program is accredited by the Board of Nursing Texas Board of Nursing. Graduates of the program are eligible to take the state examination for licensure. The twelve-month program is taught in three semesters for a total of 47 credit hours. A certificate of completion is issued upon successful completion of the program.



What do graduates of the program do?
Graduates of the program are prepared to serve as members of the health care team in acute, chronic and ambulatory settings.

What kind of salary can graduates expect?
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the national median salary for Vocational Nurse is $36,550. Local salaries will vary.
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What is the job outlook for graduates?
Outstanding!
Graduates of this program are actively recruited by health care institutions in this area.

How long does it take to complete the program?
This program is accredited by the Texas Board of Nursing. Graduates are eligible to take the state examination for licensure. The twelve-month program is taught in three semesters for a total of 47 credit hours.

Web information resources?

So you want to be an LVN? Do you really want to be a nurse?  What is the training like? What are the job opportunities now and in the future?  What are the duties, responsibilities and working conditions? Where do LVN's work?  How much are they  paid? 

Nursing Outlook
Nursing Occupation - Job Resources
An 1895 Look at Nursing
Texas Board of Nursing
Keirsey Temperament Assessment

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» Contact Information

Sonja Moore
Health Occupations Administrative Assistant
Phone: 903-236-2036
Location: Kilgore CollegeLongview, 300 S. High Street
E-Mail: smoore@kilgore.edu



9-12-2012

 


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