Trinity Valley Community College

   
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The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program is a 60 credit hour curriculum leading to an Associate of Applied Science degree. Graduates will be recommended to the Texas Board of Nursing to be approved to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) to qualify as a registered nurse.

Current LVNs may enter the Associate Degree Nursing Program through the LVN to ADN Transition Pathway. The transition program is designed to validate and update the previous experiences and education of licensed vocational nurses. Upon successful completion of the transition courses in the summer, the student will then enter the second year of the ADN program. Graduates will be recommended to the Texas Board of Nursing to be approved to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) to qualify as a registered nurse.

Current Paramedics may enter the Associate Degree Nursing Program through the Paramedic-to-ADN Transition Pathway. The transition program is designed to validate and update the previous experiences and education of licensed or certified paramedics. Upon successful completion of the transition courses in the summer, the student will then enter the second year of the ADN program. Graduates will be awarded an Associate of Applied Science degree, and will be recommended to the Texas Board of Nursing to be approved to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEXRN) to qualify as a registered nurse.

The Vocational Nursing Program of Trinity Valley Community College is a one-year, 59 credit hour curriculum leading to a certificate in Vocational Nursing. Graduates will be recommended to the Texas Board of Nursing to be approved to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) to qualify as a licensed vocational nurse.

Surgical technologists are allied health professionals who are an integral part of the team of medical practitioners providing surgical care to patients in a variety of settings.

The Emergency Medical Services Program at Trinity Valley Community College consists of two options. One is a 65 credit hour curriculum leading to an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Emergency Medical Services. This curriculum consists of 42 credit hours of emergency medical services courses and 23 credit hours of general education courses. The second option is a 45 credit hour certificate program including only the emergency medical services courses, leading to a Certificate of Completion in Emergency Medical Services.

This program is designed to educate and train individuals to function as nursing support personnel who are above the level of a nursing assistant but below the level requiring licensure.