A Licensed Vocational Nurse cares for ill, injured, or convalescing patients or persons with disabilities in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, private homes, group homes, and similar institutions. An LVN may work under the supervision of a registered nurse. Licensing is required.
The Vocational Nursing Program is eleven months, beginning the Spring semester every year and ending the 2nd week of November.
The 2016-2017 application period is now closed. If you have questions about the program or its prerequisites, please contact Shari Jones in the Health Professions office, contact information to the right on this page.
Applicants also must download and read the 2017 Application Packet.
Selection for the VN program is made by a committee of Brazosport College faculty and staff; based on the completed application, transcripts, references, work history, placement test results(TEAS) of qualified applicants, and successful completion of prerequisites.
The LVN program prerequisite is a choice of:
- VNSG1320, A&P for Allied Health, taught in the summer OR
- Anatomy & Physiology I & II (check online schedule for times)
The TEAS exam is used as a placement exam for the LVN program. All applicants must take this exam. A schedule of the dates and times this test will be administered will be posted during the application period.
Click here for the LVN TEAS exam schedule for this summer.
VN applicants must meet with Financial Aid representatives about financial aid.
Classes are typically 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m Monday through Thursdays, utilizing some Fridays and evening shifts.
Classes are held at Brazosport College. Clinical assignments are mostly at local facilities, periodically using other facilities around the greater Houston area.
TEAS Study Help - FREE!!
The Student Success Center has tutors available to help students study and prepare for the TEAS exam. Their hours are Monday - Thursday 8:00 am to 8:00 pm. On Fridays they are open from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. Click here to view the Student Success Center webpage for more information.
Visit www.brazosport.edu/teasreadingenglish for more information on the reading and writing section. You can schedule an appointment atwww.brazosport.edu/writingcenterschedule or walk-ins are welcome.
For math help, click here to see the flyer for the Math Center's schedule. They will be offering workshops every Friday this spring. If you cannot attend Fridays, students can drop in during their regular hours.
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.