Vocational nursing prepares the graduate to function as a member of the nursing team in performing basic nursing skills independently in non-complex situations, and to assist the registered nurse or physician in complex nursing situations. This program is accredited by the Texas Board of Nursing. Graduates are eligible to take the NCLEX-PN state examination for licensure. The twelve-month program is taught in three semesters for a total of 47 credit hours. New classes start in August and in January. The HESI-A2 exam is required with results attached to the application. Further information and applications are available at www.kilgore.edu/1vn.asp. Check college schedule for optional pre-requisite offerings. A certificate of completion may be awarded upon successful completion of course requirements.
C (Note: A grade of 75 or better must be maintained.)
+ Course of study identification number.
All first semester courses are pre-requisite to second semester & summer semester courses.
Students must maintain a 2.0 GPA each semester to stay in the Vocational Nursing Program.
Courses cannot be taken more than twice.
* Courses recommended prior to acceptance into the program
Capstone experience is the clinical evaluation in a student’s final semester.