The purpose of the Vocational Nursing Program is to prepare individuals to use a systematic problem-solving process to function within the nurse’s legal and ethical scope of practice while safely providing quality care and demonstrate the Differentiated Essential Competencies of Graduates of Texas Nursing Programs (DECs). The Vocational Nursing Program is accredited by Texas Board of Nursing (BON).
After successful completion of this program, the graduate is eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses. Upon passing the examination, the graduate is licensed as a vocational nurse.
Students are required to make application to Lee College before applying to the nursing program. Students are responsible for furnishing official transcript(s) to the Admissions and Records Office. Nursing applicant transcripts are evaluated during the application and selection process. Students who have foreign transcripts should plan extended time for transcript evaluation.
A copy of a state accredited high school transcript with the graduation date or GED certificate is required to be attached to your Nursing application before the candidate review. Foreign high school transcripts must be evaluated for U.S. high school equivalency.
Applications for the VN program are available online at www.lee.edu/nursing. Deadlines and details of the application process and adminssions requirements are listed on the Nursing application.