Vocational Nursing

Prepare for a Rewarding Career in Nursing as a Vocational Nurse with CHCP Today!

Location(s) Offered: Houston Northwest

Are you looking for an exciting career in a fast-paced healthcare field where you can help people and improve your own life? Are you interested in a quickly growing field with lots of patient interaction? If so, a career in the quickly growing nursing field may be for you! CHCP’s Vocational Nursing training can help you prepare to take the Texas licensing exam (NCLEX-PN®) in under a year! 

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! . Vocational nursing careers are expected to grow 25% from 2012 to 2022 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics*, which is faster than the average for most other occupations. 

  • What jobs can I get with a Vocational Nurse certificate?
    • School Nurse
    • Research Coordinator
    • Long-Term Care Nurse
    • Medical Surgical Nurse
    • Home Health Nurse
    • Mental Health Nurse
    • Correctional Institution Nurse
    • Drug Rehabilitation Nurse
    • Occupational Health Nurse
    • Wellness Coordinator
  • How will I afford this program,?
    • CHCP’s financial services department is here to help students save money while working towards the healthcare career of their dreams. Click here to learn more!
  • What skills will I learn in this program?
    • How to assist physicians and RNs
    • How to administer medication
    • How to perform EKGs
    • Phlebotomy
    • Taking vital signs
    • Data collection
    • Inserting Foley catheters
    • Inserting Nasogastric tubes
    • How to monitor IV infusions
  • What is the job outlook for vocational nurses in the near future?
    • Vocational nursing careers are expected to grow 25% from 2012 to 2022 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics*
  • What exams does CHCP’s VN training prepare me for?
    • National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN®)
  • How will I find a job after I graduate?
    • CHCP career services offers job placement assistance as well as interview and resume writing tips and more. Check out our career services page!

Enroll or request more information today!

*May not reflect local or regional job market

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VOCATIONAL NURSING COURSES

SEMESTER I   Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Extern
Hours
Total
Hours
Semester
Credits
VNSG 1222 Vocational Nursing Concepts 16 0 0 16 1.0
VNSG 1420 Anatomy & Physiology for Allied Health 64 32 0 96 5.0
MATH 1227 Dosage Calculations 16 32 0 48 2.0
VNSG 1323 Basic Nursing Skills 48 92 0 48 6.0
VNSG 1216 Nutrition 48 0 0 48 3.0
HPRS 1106 Essentials of Medical Terminology 16 0 0 16 1.0
VNSG 1231 Pharmacology 48 0 0 48 3.0
VNSG 2331 Advanced Nursing Skills 0 64 0 64 2.0
SEMESTER II   Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Extern
Hours
Total
Hours
Semester
Credits
VNSG 1429 Medical Surgical Nursing I 48 0 0 48 3.0
VNSG 1361 Clinical Practical Nursing I  0 0 192 192 4.0
VNSG 1432 Medical Surgical Nursing II 48 0 0 48 3.0
VNSG 1362 Clinical Practical Nursing II 0 0 192 192 4.0
SEMSTER III   Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Extern
Hours
Total
Hours
Semester
Credits
VNSG 1133 Growth & Development 32 0 0 32 2.0
VNSG 1226 Geriatrics 32 0 0 32 2.0
VNSG 1237 Mental Health 48 0 0 48 3.0
VNSG 1238 Mental Health Clinical 0 0 48 48 1.0
VNSG 1119 Professionalism/
Leadership
48 0 0 48 3.0
VNSG 1330 Maternal-neonatal Nursing 32 0 0 32 2.0
VNSG 2161 Maternal Newborn Clinical 0 0 92 92 2.0
VNSG 1334 Pediatrics 48 0 0 48 3.0
VNSG 1163 Pediatric Clinical 0 0 100 100 2.0
  Total Hours/Credits 592 220 624 1436 57.0
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