Nursing (LVN)

Brazosport College LVN Program

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 twelve months, beginning the Spring semester every yearand ending in December.

The application period for the LVN Program is now open. Please use Google Chrome to download the LVN Application and fill it out electronically. Once complete, save to a jump drive or your computer and email it to admissions@brazosport.edu along with your plan for success (see application), CPR card if completed, and any certifications. Completed applications are due August 31st by 11:59 p.m. Please also print out and read the 2020 LVN Information Packet. Here is a link to the Recommendation Form.

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 (HESI) 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)

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.

Immunizations:

  • Td (<10 years), must have had the pertussis component
  • MMR (2 doses at least 28 days apart), or laboratory evidence of immunity
  • Hepatitis B series (3 shot series), or laboratory evidence of immunity
  • Varicella vaccine (2 doses), or laboratory evidence of immunity
  • Meningococcal vaccine (required for students under 23 years of age)
  • Annual influenza (students must obtain a flu shot before the first day of class)
  • Annual Tuberculin Skin Test (PPD). Negative PPD or chest x-ray is required.

HESI Admission Assessment Exam

The HESI 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 on the Assessment Center webpage.

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.

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Contact Us

Dr. Janena Norris, DNP, RN
Director, Health Professions
Office: HS-100Q
Phone: 979-230-3374
janena.norris@brazosport.edu

Nicole Millikan, MSN, RN
Coordinator, LVN & ADN Programs
Office: HS-100R
Phone: 979-230-3558
nicole.millikan@brazosport.edu

Shari Jones
Advisor/Coordinator
Office: HS-100D
Phone: 979-230-3424
Shari.Jones@brazosport.edu

Janey Orr
Administrative Office Specialist
Office: HS-100T
Phone: 979-230-3423
janey.orr@brazosport.edu

Office Hours

Mon-Thurs
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Friday
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.