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Students, we found some helpful tips for passing your NCLEX exam! We hope that these tricks and everything you've learned at TCTC will help you pass your test. Good luck!

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Meet Courtney Stewart, TCTC LPN and LPN to RN alumni and RN at TCMH:

“I’ve always wanted to be a nurse, so I began my career as a Home Health Aid. I was looking online at different schools that I could get my RN at and I had just moved out, so I wanted something that was fast and wouldn’t put …

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Already an LPN and wanting to become an RN, but nervous to go back to school?

It is NEVER too late to further your education, especially if it's to advance your career. TCTC's faculty and students encourage and help each other achieve their goals every step of the way, and the small class sizes make …

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It's NICU awareness month and we want to give a shoutout to all of our alumni who care for these tiny warriors! Tag your nursing friends that work in the NICU 👶❤️ THIS IS THE NICU Where tiny babies with shiny, translucent skin are dependent on a wired world. Where a musical rhythm of …

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We are excited to announce that we have a COMPLETE partnership with the Assessment Technologies Institute (ATI) Nursing Education!!

What does this mean? We have access to ALL of ATI's amazing resources! This includes a team of highly trained professionals who come to the school every semester to …

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Hey TCTC graduates! Have you seen our Facebook Group for TCTC you? Follow the link below and you'll find information about current nursing and medical jobs that are open, nursing discussion, and news about your alma mater. Once you've joined, be sure to add other TCTC graduates that you know!

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If you aren't sure whether a 2-year program or 4-year program is right for you, take a look at this Q&A. It sheds light on some pros and cons of ADN vs BSN! Nursing students have a range of education options today. Nursing education expert Donna Ruelens-Trinkaus, PhD, MSN, RN, explains what those …

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Crack open the history book (or take a look at this infographic) to learn about the woman that changed the future of nursing and hospitals all over the world! Aren't you glad Nightingale discovered the importance of sanitation in the healing process? Florence Nightingale is a towering figure in the …

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Thinking about becoming a nurse?

Here are a few facts about TCTC's Licensed Practical Nurse program:
-You begin the program in August and graduate 1 year later.
-Students are in class/clinicals 3-4 days a week.
-Our most recent graduating class had an NCLEX pass rate of 96%!
-96% of our most recent …

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Texas County Memorial Hospital would like to recognize a few of our 2018-2019 RN students who participated in a project to help raise community awareness of diseases, illnesses, and conditions! Our students created presentation boards and showcased them in the lobby of TCMH. The community voted on …

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We love reading stories like these that tell the joy that nurses can bring their patients. Share this one with your friends! As I began pediatrics training toward my RN degree, I was well aware that

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TCTC is currently accepting applications for the May 2019 Accelerated LPN to RN program.

You could become an RN in just ONE YEAR!

Our Accelerated LPN to RN program was designed to get you in and out of school quickly and takes just one year from start to finish. (May 2019 - May 2020)

We know that …

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The DAISY award is one of the greatest honors a nurse can receive. We are always proud when our alumni are nominated for the DAISY award because it shows just how caring and compassionate our graduates are!

Check out this video about the DAISY award and don't forget to let us know if you are …

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Texas County Memorial Hospital would like to recognize a few of our 2018-2019 RN students who participated in a project to help raise community awareness of diseases, illnesses, and conditions! Our students created presentation boards and showcased them in the lobby of TCMH. The community voted on …

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Texas County Memorial Hospital would like to recognize a few of our 2018-2019 RN students who participated in a project to help raise community awareness of diseases, illnesses, and conditions! Our students created presentation boards and showcased them in the lobby of TCMH. The community voted on …

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Calling all LPNs:

You could become an RN in just ONE YEAR!

Our Accelerated LPN to RN program was designed to get you in and out of school quickly and takes just one year from start to finish. (May 2019 - May 2020)

We know that many of our students are working moms, parents supporting a family, and …

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Students, we found some helpful tips for passing your NCLEX exam! We hope that these tricks and everything you've learned at TCTC will help you pass your test. Good luck!

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Meet John Sawyer, 2010 TCTC LPN to RN program alumni. He now hires nurses for a local hospital and he loves how prepared the TCTC graduates are when they enter his hospital:

“I was one of the first few nurses in TCTC’s bridge program, and now I am a manager at the hospital here and the nurses we …

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Students, join ATI TONIGHT at 6 PM for a Facebook LIVE session covering some great tips for nursing students. Make sure to 'like' the ATI Facebook page so you don't miss out on their helpful tips! Back to school – this phrase brings with it a year full of new classes, clinicals, exams and so much …

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Did you know that we also offer General Education classes at TCTC?

A lot of incoming students don’t know that we allow and encourage students to take a few of their general education courses during the semesters that lead up to their program start date. The students that take advantage of this …

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Our Practical Nursing students spend time in multiple specialties to prepare them for different clinical facilities and their jobs after graduation. It also helps them find an area they enjoy working in before they begin looking for jobs.

Students learned about Obstetrician (OB) in class, then …

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Calling all LPNs:

You could become an RN in just ONE YEAR!

Our Accelerated LPN to RN program was designed to get you in and out of school quickly and takes just one year from start to finish. (May 2019 - May 2020)

We know that many of our students are working moms, parents supporting a family, and …

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Want to become a Registered Nurse, but don't want to work in a hospital? This graphic has some great alternatives! Check it out! Every day you probably think about getting out of Nursing. What is life like

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Isn't it amazing how those around us can impact our lives so much? This story is a great example of how a nurse can affect their patient's life, even years after treatment.

What inspired you to become a nurse? Share in the comments below! This week, Montana Brown started working as a staff nurse in …

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Did you know all of our classes are small for a reason?

Having a small number of students in each class helps A LOT when we're trying to teach our students. Since there are less students in each class than a lot of other colleges, our teachers are able to give students more one-on-one time to make …

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The NCLEX exam is what stands between nursing students and their licensure. In order to practice in their field they MUST pass this exam, which means it’s a pretty big deal! If you spend 1 or 2 years in school you want to be confident you will pass your exam, right? Your future depends on it!

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"You kind of CAN have it all. If you’ve decided you want to be a nurse, then we want you to join us! I know you’re busy. We know you have to go grocery shopping, do laundry, get to soccer practice on time, clean up puke, wipe snotty noses, and so much more! If you think about it, by being a …

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Did you know that we offer an LPN program and an Accelerated LPN to RN program at TCTC?

We require minimal prerequisites for the LPN to RN program - half of which you may already have taken during your LPN program! You’ll need an undisciplined MO LPN license and Anatomy & Physiology with lab (8 …

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I hope these make you laugh like they did for us! 😂 Can anybody else relate to these GIFs?

Do you have a GIF that describes your life as a nurse? Leave it in the comments below! We experience some pretty crazy and interesting things throughout our long days of miracle working.

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If you ask nursing students what their biggest worry is, it’s most likely passing the NCLEX exam to earn licensure as an LPN or RN. Nursing school graduates are required to pass this exam in order to work in their field, so it is crucial for them to pass!

TCTC wants to prepare their graduates for …

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We are excited to announce the addition of a new partnership with local nursing school, Cox College , located in Springfield, MO!

The partnership is known as an ARTICULATION AGREEMENT, which allows TCTC graduates to transfer their credits toward a Cox College degree program following the completion …

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Are you looking for an education that will have a job waiting for you after graduation?

You should check out our LPN program! According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of Licensed Practical Nurses is expected to grow 16% in the next 8 years, which is much faster than the national …

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Students, we found some helpful tips for passing your NCLEX exam! We hope that these tricks and everything you've learned at TCTC will help you pass your test. Good luck!

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Meet Bailey Walker, 2017 TCTC LPN to RN graduate and RN at TCMH:

“I came from a farm family, just a country girl who grew up on a dairy farm. I know hard times and I’ve seen struggle; my mom’s dream was always to be a vet, but she never could do that because there were always cows to milk …

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Are you an LPN? Do you want to advance your career and become an RN in just ONE YEAR??

Texas County offers a 1 year LPN to RN program, and it begins every May! There are a few prerequisites you will need to complete for this program, but lucky for you, we are offering them before the next program …

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Did you know we are designated as Military Friendly? The organization, Military Friendly®, bestows the designation to organizations that show a commitment, effort and success in creating sustainable and meaningful benefits for the military community. We love our veterans and are proud to have …

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Are you an LPN or do you know an LPN who wants to advance their career?

Take a look at these facts about TCTC's Accelerated LPN to RN program:
-The program takes only 1 year to complete
-We require minimal prerequisites for the program - half of which you may already have taken during your LPN …

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Are you someone who has always wanted to be a nurse?
Maybe you've thought about becoming a nurse, but you're not sure if it's the right career for you?

Check out Dianne's story to find out what it took to KNOW that she wanted to become a nurse. Maybe you will have a similar experience! I think that …

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"The U.S. Board of Labor Statistics predicted that between 2012 and 2022, over 574,000 nursing jobs will need to be filled. The BLS also estimated that over half a million nurses will retire by 2022. According to the BLS, 1.13 million new nurses will be needed to keep up with the employment growth …

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Hey LPNs! Are you wanting to advance your career and become a RN?

We have an accelerated program designed just for you!

Our 1 year LPN to RN program begins every May and you will be ready for your new career by the following April. We require minimal prerequisites for the LPN to RN program - half of …

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Did you know we are COMPLETE partners with the Assessment Technologies Institute (ATI)?

What’s ATI, you ask? ATI has researched and formed a curriculum that is proven to increase NCLEX pass rates and produce more prepared nurses. The curriculum works with each class and emphasizes NCLEX review as …

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Do you like working with others?
Do you have professionalism in the workplace?
Are you an effective communicator?
Are you flexible with your work schedule?
Do you enjoy problem solving?
Are you confident in what you do?

If you answered 'Yes' to any of these, nursing might be the career you can …

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Thinking about going to school to become a nurse?

Want to be an LPN as soon as August 2020?

It's possible with Texas County Technical College's LPN program! TCTC's LPN students begin classes in August and graduate the following August. The program is PACKED with valuable skills like how to take a …

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Students, we love these tips for a healthy school year! Which one(s) can you implement this semester? A successful school year is fueled by a healthy student! Are you taking the right steps to keep your health a priority this school year? We’re sharing some helpful advice in caring for your brain …

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Our campus will be CLOSED on Monday, September 3rd, in observance of Labor Day. Please have a safe and fun

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Our PN students participated in an Obstetrician (OB) simulation during the 2nd semester of their 3-semester program. Students gained experience in labor and birth while working with a pregnant simulation mannequin, and learned how to care for an infant once it is

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Texas County Technical College was selected as one of the 2018 Top 20 Practical Nursing (LPN) programs in the state of Missouri, beating other local schools by over ten spots!!

http://bit.ly/2l5sSI0 reviewed 41 schools in Missouri and examined a number of criteria to determine the overall placement …

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Hey CNAs and CMTs, are you ready to further your career?

TCTC offers an LPN program that begins every August and only takes ONE year to graduate! We don't have any prerequisites and you can take your general education classes before or during your program. That means that by August 2020 you could …

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Students, we found some helpful tips for passing your NCLEX exam! We hope that these tricks and everything you've learned at TCTC will help you pass your test. Good luck!

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Meet Dean Rogers, a 2017 TCTC LPN graduate and LPN at University of Missouri South Providence Family Medicine Clinic:

“My grandma had lung cancer and got really sick a few years back, and the way the nurse took care of her is what actually made me want to become a nurse and how I found out about …

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