NURSING NEWS FLASH: 9/5/2020

 

Remember to always check your Eagle Mail.  Our Clerical Staff sends official messages via Eagle Mail.

 

Please remember you must abide by the college Return to Campus Guidelines:

Return To Campus Guidelines

Health and Safety Protocols

Daily Self-Assessment

Students, faculty and staff should perform a brief self-assessment daily.

Self Reporting Form

Student form to self-report exposure, travel or symptoms related to COVID-19.

Preventive Personal Safety Practices

Employees and students are required to adhere to the below preventive personal safety practices  to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

 

Texas Board of Nursing (TBON) COVID Resource:

TBON COVID Information.asp

Education COVID.asp

Texas Government Code securing Clinical Practice Experiences during COVID.pdf

New Department of Education rules regarding Professional Licensure Programs are in effect July 1, 2020

CTC COVID Resource:

CTC COVID Return to Campus

CTC News

 

Once you have completed the Prerequisites or are enrolled in the last prerequisite for the program you are applying for please start the application process:

Nursing Check List: Nursing/NursingChecklist.pdf 

 

 

**For 2021 Spring Applicants: (Orientation will be held last week of September 2020 via Webex**by invitation only.  Please check your Eagle Mail frequently)

    The Department of Health Sciences Nursing Program Admission and Standards committee met and for Spring 2021 only applicants, the HESI A2 will be waived and not be part of ranking.

            Please check deadlines: SPRING 2021 Deadlines 

            Nursing Check List: Nursing/NursingChecklist.pdf 

Testing Procedures for LRC: Instructional Testing Procedures LRC 2020.pdf 

 

***For Fall 2021 Applicants:  2021 Fall Deadlines***

 

Contact Information:

            Applications valid for 1 years

After 1 year you will need to reapply

            Questions? Email: donah@ctcd.edu

Monday - Thursday from 7:45 a.m.-5:15 p.m. and Friday 7:45-11:15 am

(Campus is closed on Friday during the Summer); You must call to make an appt with the VN or ADN clerical staff to drop off any documents.  Bldg. 155 : Maps-Directions/

Telephone numbers:

ADN (RN): 254-526-1265; VN: 254-526-1890; EMT: 254-526-1266; administrative assistant: 254-526-1150/ or toll-free 800-792-3348, extension 1890, 1266, 1265 or 1150; Fax: 254-526-1765

 

 

If you have any concerns please email: 

Nursing Programs Director:
Dr. Susan Ramnarine-Singh, susan.ramnarine-singh@ctcd.edu

 

Resources:

Academic Advising

Academic Support

Bookstore

CTC News

Return to Campus Information

Testing Services

TSI

Texas Board of Nursing Frequently Asked Questions

Review below the requirements for each program:

Department of Nursing and Allied Health Course Descriptions:  HPRS | RNSG | VNSG

Associate Degree Nurse - ADN
(RN)
Nursing Option for
Articulating Student
(LVN/Paramedic to RN)
Vocational Nurse
(VN)
ADN Degree (AAS)
Nursing-Prospective ADN Student (CC)
ADN/VN Student Handbook
 
Nursing Option for Articulating Student (AAS)

ADN/VN Student Handbook

Nursing-Prospective Articulating Student (CC)
Articulating Work Verification Form
 
Vocational Nurse (CC)
ADN/VN Student Handbook
68W Army Medic to LVN/LPN Program Opportunity
 68W Degree Plan Example.pdf
Evening/Weekend VN Program Opportunity
VN Evening/Weekend Degree Plan.pdf
Click the box below for the ADN Nursing Pathway Link

ADN Information Packet

Click the box below for the Articulation Nursing Pathway Link

Articulation Information Packet

Click the box below for the VN Nursing Pathway Link

VN Information Packet

ADN HESI A2 Information Sheet
ADN HESI A2 Information Sheet
VN HESI A2 Information Sheet
     

Professional Licensure Statement

“Upon completion of the Nursing programs at CTC, you are eligible to sit for the NCLEX exam. Once you successfully pass the NCLEX exam, and all requirements are met through the Texas Board of Nursing, you are licensed by this entity as a nurse. The professional licensing board in Texas to become a nurse is the Texas Board of Nursing. Here is the link to their website https://www.bon.texas.gov/ .”

 

TBON Program Approval List 

ACEN Nursing Program Approval List

The Nursing Associate Degree program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN). 3343 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 850; Atlanta, GA 30326; Phone: 404-975-5000, Fax: 404-975-5020, www.acenursing.org/

 

Past 5 Year ADN Pass Rate

 

 

 

 

 

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

95.95%

95.52%

89.13%

92.77%

90.00%

 

Past 5 Year VN Pass Rate

   

 

 

 

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

83.72%

83.33%

100%

93.75%

92.85%

 

 

Careers, Potential Earnings & Market Growth Rates:

Registered nurse

Potential Earnings: $66,200 annually

Market Growth Rate: 20 % faster than all other occupations

Licensed vocational nurse

Potential Earnings: $43,000 annually

Market Growth Rate: 20 % faster than other occupations