A Licensed Vocational Nurse cares for ill, injured, or convalescing patients or persons with disabilities in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, private homes, group homes, and similar institutions. An LVN may work under the supervision of a registered nurse. Licensing is required.
The Vocational Nursing Program is eleven months, beginning the Spring semester every year and ending the 2nd week of November. Applications are posted on this site on May 1st and are due July 30th. The Application Checklist is now available for viewing and must be read before application completion.
Selection for the VN program is made by a committee of Brazosport College faculty and staff; based on the completed application, transcripts, references, work history, placement test results(TEAS) of qualified applicants, and successful completion of prerequisites.
The LVN program prerequisite is a choice of:
- VNSG1320, A&P for Allied Health, taught in the summer OR
- Anatomy & Physiology I & II (check online schedule for times)
The TEAS exam is used as a placement exam for the LVN program. All applicants must take this exam. A schedule of the dates and times this test will be administered will be posted during the application period.
The TEAS exam schedule for the Summer application period is now available for viewing.
VN applicants must meet with Financial Aid representatives about financial aid.
Classes are typically 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m Monday through Thursdays, utilizing some Fridays and evening shifts.
Classes are held at Brazosport College. Clinical assignments are mostly at local facilities, periodically using other facilities around the greater Houston area.
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For more information, contact the Student Success Center at 979-230-3184.