Vocational Nursing

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Vocational Nursing Program in Texas

We will provide you with the theory, laboratory, and hands-on clinical experience you need.

The Vocational Nursing program is offered in Houston Northwest.

If you are looking for an vocational nursing program in Texas, you need not look any further than The College of Health Care Professions. Our vocational nurse program will prepare you for The National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN®) and to become a licensed vocational nurse.

If you like helping and interacting with people, are detail-oriented, and are looking for a hands-on career, then vocational nursing may be the right choice for you! A growth of 22% from 2010 to 2020 is expected for employment according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics*, which is faster than the average for most other occupations.* You can also complete your studies in just as little as one year, which means that you can begin working, making a difference, and earning a living quickly.

The CHCP Vocational nursing program is offered at our Northwest Houston campus in Texas.

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*May not reflect local or regional job market

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Great Job Opportunities for Vocational Nurses

  • School Nurse
  • Research Coordinator
  • Long-Term Care Nurse
  • Medical Surgical Nurse
  • Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • Home Health Nurse
  • Mental Health Nurse
  • Correctional Institution Nurse
  • Drug Rehabilitation Nurse
  • Occupational Health Nurse
  • Wellness Coordinator
     

 

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Vocational Nursing Skills You Will Learn

  • How to assist physician and registered nurse
  • How to administer medication
  • How to perform EKG’s
  • Phlebotomy
  • Taking vital signs
  • Data collection
  • Inserting Foley catheters
  • Inserting Nasogatric tubes
  • How to monitor IV infusions
  • Life Skills
     

Vocational Nursing Courses

    Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Clinical
Hours
Total
Hours
Semester
Credits
SEMESTER I            
VNSG 1222 Vocational Nursing Concepts 16     16 1.0
VNSG 1420 Anatomy & Physiology for Allied Health 64 32   96 5.0
MATH 1227 Dosage Calculations 16 32   48 2.0
VNSG 1323 Basic Nursing Skills 48 92   140 6.0
VNSG 1216 Nutrition 48     48 3.0
HPRS 1106 Essentials of Medical Terminology 16     16 1.0
VNSG 1231 Pharmacology 48     48 3.0
VNSG 2331 Advanced Nursing Skills   64   64 2.0
  Semester I Total 256 220   476 23.0

SEMESTER II            
VNSG 1429 Medical Surgical Nursing I 48     48 3.0
VNSG 1361 Clinical Practical Nursing I      192 192 4.0
VNSG 1432 Medical Surgical Nursing II 48     48 3.0
VNSG 1362 Clinical Practical Nursing II     192 192 4.0
  Semester II Total 96   192 192 4.0

‚ÄčSEMESTER III            
VNSG 1133 Growth & Development 32     32 2.0
VNSG 1226 Geriatrics 32     32 2.0
VNSG 1237 Mental Health 48     48 3.0
VNSG 1238 Mental Health Clinical     48 48 1.0
VNSG 1119 Professionalism/
Leadership
48     48 3.0
VNSG 1330 Maternal-neonatal Nursing 32     32 2.0
VNSG 2161 Maternal Newborn Clinical     92 92 2.0
VNSG 1334 Pediatrics 48     48 3.0
VNSG 1163 Pediatric Clinical     100 100 2.0
  Semester III Total 240   240 480 20.0

  Program Total 592 220 624 1436 57.0