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San Jacinto College offers three associate of applied science degree programs in nursing that qualifies the graduate to make application to the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN). The associate degree nursing (ADN)programs are:
The Texas Board of Nursing (BON) - The contact information is: Texas Board of Nursing 333 Guadalupe #3-460, Austin, Texas 78701. Office: (512) 305-7400. Fax: (512) 305-7401
and, Accredited by:
The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) - the contact information is: ACEN, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326. Office: 404.975.5000. Fax 404- 975-5020.
The programs are:
Generic ADN program
offered on the Central and North Campuses
LVN/Paramedic to ADN Transition program
offered on the South Campus
This program is designed for the Licensed Vocational Nurse and certified Paramedic whose goal is to become a registered nurse. The program is three full term semesters with no summer courses. The applicant must present documentation of current licenses and certifications.
Vocational Nursing program
offered on the North and South campuses
Successful completion of course work in this program qualifies students to make application to the Texas Board of Nursing to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurse (NCLEX-PN) to become a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN).
Certified Nurse Aide
offered on the Central Campus through Continuing and Professional Development
Enter the field of nursing by becoming a Certified Nurse Aide. This class will prepare you for entry level employment in long-term care facilities, hospitals, and doctor's offices. After completion of the class, you will be eligible to take the State of Texas Certified Nurse Aide Certification Exam.