Vocational Nursing

Offered at the Levelland Campus, the SPC Reese Center, and the Plainview Extension Center.

The Vocational Nursing program is designed to prepare individuals interested in the nursing profession to practice as licensed vocational nurses.  Clinical experience is provided through affiliations with several area health care facilities.

Satisfactory completion of the 12-month curriculum with a minimum grade of "C" in all course work entitles the student to receive a Certificate of Proficiency.  The student is then eligible to apply to write the State Board licensure examination.

The Vocational Nursing program reserves the right to change the curriculum and program policies as deemed necessary for the maintenance of a high quality education.  Policies regarding admissions, advanced placement, dismissal, probation, class and clinical attendance, insurance, grading and readmission are available in the Vocational Nursing Student Handbook.

This program is approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and the Texas Board of Nursing.

Levelland Campus: the deadline for applications for the Fall of 2021 is April 1, 2021.  For more information regarding the Levelland VN Program, call call 806-716-2391.

Plainview Campus: the deadline for applications for the Fall of 2021 is April 1, 2021.  For more information regarding the Plainview VN Program, call (806) 716-4405.

Reese Campus: The deadline for applying for the Spring of 2021 is October 12, 2020.  The Deadline for applying for the Fall 2021 is June 1, 2021.  For information about applying for the Spring 2021 or Fall 2021 Semester, please contact Korbi Berryhill for an appointment at kberryhill@southplainscollege.edu

 

The LVN Program is approved by the Texas Board of Nursing

The Vocational nursing program at South Plains College meets the state education requirements for a vocational nursing license in the state of Texas. South Plains College has not determined if the Vocational nursing program at South Plains College meets the state education requirements in any other state, any U.S. Territory, or the District of Columbia.
The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) has resources that may be helpful.
• Link to every Nursing Practice Act.
• Link to FAQs regarding the impact of 34 CFR 668.43 on nursing programs.
• Link to the webpage for every State Regulatory Agency for Nursing.

 

Director of Nursing Programs - Melissia Tomblin, 806-716-2628

Dean of Health Sciences - Jerry Findley, 806-716-4635