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November 27, 2014

Inside Galveston College GC associate degree nursing program

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Posted: Monday, August 26, 2013 12:05 am | Updated: 7:42 am, Mon Aug 26, 2013.

The associate of applied science degree in nursing is a 72-credit-hour curriculum designed to prepare a student to become a registered nurse in the state of Texas. Upon completion of the two year program, the graduate is eligible to take the NLCEX-RN licensure examination.

Prospective students must meet specific admission requirements for admittance to the ADN program. In addition to meeting prerequisites, students must pass the nurse entrance test, obtain a clear background check or approved Declaratory Order from the Texas Board of Nursing, and provide evidence of first hepatitis B vaccination. The program will be accepting applications from Sept. 15 through Jan. 15, 2014 for classes starting Aug. 2014. Contact the Nursing Department, 409-944-1396.

Phlebotomy Technician, Basic

and Practicum

The Phlebotomy program is designed to prepare the student for an entry-level position as a phlebotomy technician. Course cost includes clinical practicum. The student will be eligible to take the American Society of Clinical Pathologists Board of Registry examination for certification upon successful completion of both parts of the course. This exam is not included as part of the course. The class meets from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Sept. 9 to Dec. 2. The cost is $560. Call 409-944-1344.

Vocational nursing program

The vocational nursing program is a 54-credit hour curriculum leading to a certificate in vocational nursing in the state of Texas. The graduate is eligible to take the NCLEX-PN licensure examination. The program is designed to be completed within one calendar year. The program is approved by the Texas Board of Nursing.

Prospective students must meet specific admission requirements to be accepted into the program. In addition to meeting prerequisites, students must pass the nurse entrance test, obtain a clear background check or approved Declaratory Order from the Texas Board of Nursing, and provide evidence of first hepatitis B vaccination. The program will be accepting applications beginning Sept. 15 through Jan. 15, 2014 for admission for classes starting June 2014. Contact the Nursing Department, 409-944-1396.

LVN/ EMT-P to transition ADN program

Licensed Vocational Nurses/Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic who meet the college and nursing program admissions criteria are eligible to enter the second year of the nursing program via the LVN/EMT-P transition program. Each transition class enters in the summer and completes the program of study in one year. Students must be certified in Basic Life Support, Health Care Provider at program entry and maintain certification throughout their course of study. The admissions criteria include the completion of all prerequisite and general education courses required in the first year of the associate degree nursing curriculum.

Transition (EMT/P to ADN and VN to ADN) programs will be accepting applications beginning Sept, 15 through Jan. 15, 2014, for admission for classes starting June 2014. Contact the Nursing Department, 409-944-1396.

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