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Our Practical Nursing and LPN to RN students get to practice their skills in our skills and simulation center, but before then they learn in classrooms and computer labs. Our teachers like to think outside the box to make each day a great experience for our students. Take a look at some of our …

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Ever feel like you just do not have enough time in the day? Look at these lifehacks and tell us which ones you think would be most useful. Have your own that didn't make the list? We'd love to know! Nurses don’t have time. That’s just a given. This profession of ours takes all we have just to …

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Is “get a better job” or “make more income” one of your goals this year? We want to help you reach your goal, and we have the perfect way to get you there - our 1 year Practical Nursing (LPN) program!

This program starts August 26th and seats are filling up! Don’t waste any time to make …

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Do you think the odds are against you? Don't let that stop you. Make this week count!

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"These unarmed volunteers risk their very lives to save even those who wish them dead – to rescue soldiers who would, in any other circumstance, surely take their lives. And they do this for no other reason than their motto. – 'to save one life, is to save all of humanity.'" Most of us are …

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This one's a tearjerker! Listen to Miss Colorado talk about being "just a nurse." Have you had patients like this?

http://bit.ly/2krgYXc Miss America 2016 - While other contestants sang, danced or played instruments for the talent competition on the second night of preliminaries in Atlantic

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Do you ever wonder how nursing students become more comfortable with their skills before they start working on real patients? At TCTC, our students get to spend hours in our Simulation & Skills Center developing their skills and gaining confidence. The lab is equipped with all the resources our …

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Did you know 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 help our students …

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Hey TCTC graduates! Have you seen our Facebook Group for 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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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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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 2017 graduating class had an NCLEX pass rate of 96%!
-All of those graduates had a …

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Interested in starting classes at TCTC, but want to see the campus first? Take a look at this tour:
http://bit.ly/2WAxVSr Watch a virtual tour of the campus of Texas County Technical College (TCTC) located in Houston, Missouri. The campus includes an office area, classrooms,

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What a powerful video on what it really means to be a nurse. Share with your nursing friends! https://www.facebook.com/memorialhermanncareers National Nurses Week is May 6th - 12th. Nursing is at the heart and soul of Memorial Hermann. Whether

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Did you know Texas County Technical College was selected as one of the Top 20 Practical Nursing (LPN) programs in the state of Missouri in 2018, 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 …

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"If you enjoy interacting with people, helping people, making people smile...this is a great career to get into." Check out this video on a Day in the Life of an ER nurse.

http://bit.ly/2kwZ8EL Will Cristobal is an Emergency Room Nurse. As part of ConnectEd's "Day in the Life" series, Will discusses …

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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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Everyone starts somewhere. We hope your Monday is a good one!

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Students, take a look at these tips for making the most of your clinical experience! I remember feeling excited, nervous and lost during my very first clinical experience. Those feelings made me wonder if nursing was right for me. But as I gained more hands-on experience and knowledge, I gained …

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With graduation right around the corner, we hope our soon-to-be grads will take a look at this blog post! This is an exciting time for our graduates and ATI has a few things to remember: You did it! You have made it through nursing school in one piece and have your degree in hand. After all the …

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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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Hey students, do you have questions about the NCLEX? ATI has many resources that you have been/will be using during your program that will help prepare you for this big exam. Check out this post for some basic information on the NCLEX. As a new nursing student, it is normal to be confused about the …

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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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Orientation for our summer semester is on Monday, April 15th. This mandatory event will begin at 8:00 AM. We can't wait to see all of our new students start this exciting season of life!

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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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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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Every single nurse has the ability to change lives for the better. No matter how big or small the action, nurses make an impact everyday.

http://bit.ly/2F9aY4h Throughout history, nurses have brought innovation to patient care that has profoundly changed human health. And since 1897, Johnson & …

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Many of our students are working or taking care of their family while going to school, but they all find ways to make it work. Our small class sizes make it easier to form study groups and ask for help. If you are worried about balancing work and school, come visit us and discuss some of our …

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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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Salary isn't everything for nurses, but this article shows the national averages if you are curious! Nurses are in high demand, so the salary for this hard working job is projected to increase in the coming years.

Now is the perfect time to get started on your education to become a nurse! Give us a …

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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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The deadline to apply for our Accelerated LPN to RN program is right around the corner (Friday, April 12th). We have a few seats open, but they will fill fast! If you're an LPN and want to advance your career while still working as an LPN, this program is for you! Give us a call at 417-967-5466 to …

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Happy Monday! Have you been challenged lately?

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Hey guys, nursing isn't just for the ladies!!

We have several men around our campus who are eager to start their career as a nurse, and they hope to see more like them! Don't let fear of being the only male in your class hold you back from this career path. More men are joining nursing every day, so …

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Did you just start your program, or are you about to begin? Take a look at these great tips to be get started on the right foot!

How To Survive Nursing School: 10 Essential Tips -

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Our Practical Nursing and LPN to RN students get to practice their skills in our skills and simulation center, but before then they learn in classrooms and computer labs. Our teachers like to think outside the box to make each day a great experience for our students. Take a look at some of our …

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More NCLEX practice questions! Students and graduates, let's check your knowledge on vitamins 🤓 Think you could ace the vitamins portion of the NCLEX test? Here's a practice

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Are you in need of new job opportunities? Do you want to have better job security? Are you looking to increase your income to better provide for your family?

Becoming a nurse might be the career path your life needs! Between 2014-2024 the need for nurses is expected to grow 16%, according to the …

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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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Are you an LPN? Have you been thinking about going back to school? NOW IS THE TIME!

We have a few seats open for our 2019 Accelerated LPN to RN program that starts on May 6th. The deadline to apply is Friday, April 12th, so you still have time to apply! If you have questions, give us a call at …

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Is “get a better job” or “make more income” one of your goals this year? We want to help you reach your goal, and we have the perfect way to get you there - our 1 year Practical Nursing (LPN) program!

This program starts August 26th and only happens once a year! Don’t waste any time to …

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@TexasCountyTech

Do you ever wonder how nursing students become more comfortable with their skills before they start working on real patients? At TCTC, our students get to spend hours in our Simulation & Skills Center developing their skills and gaining confidence. The lab is equipped with all the resources our …

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Social media is something almost everyone uses, but nurses have to be a little extra cautious. Are you using social media in a policy-friendly way? You might be surprised. Check out these tips to protect yourself and your career! The rise in popularity of social media sites has created a whole new …

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Never been to our campus? You can catch a glimpse of it in our virtual tour: Watch a virtual tour of the campus of Texas County Technical College (TCTC) located in Houston, Missouri. The campus includes an office area, classrooms,

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ATI is always so helpful when it comes to test taking! We know a lot of students, especially those in their first semester, struggle with test anxiety. We suggest everyone take a look at these strategies to help you prepare for your next exam. We recently went live on the ATI Nursing Education …

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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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You, YES YOU! Let's make it happen.

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If anyone deserves some pampering time, it’s nurses! Between 12-hour shifts, hit-or-miss lunch breaks and a steady stream of patients, simply sitting down sometimes feels like a treat. Upgrade your “me time” off the clock with these five ideas guaranteed to leave you feeling refreshed: Take …

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Self care is important, especially when you spend most of your time caring for others. How can you apply these tips in your own day-to-day life? Your future self will thank you! Learning to handle stress in healthy ways is very important. Fortunately, it is easy to learn simple techniques that …

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Did you know TCTC offers general education classes for our students to complete before or during their program? By applying as early as possible and making plans with Clarice or Chelsye in admissions you can start your program early and get some of the classes out of the way!

Our Director of …

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A great resource by ATI to prepare you for taking the NCLEX! Students, check out this video 😎 When it comes to the NCLEX Exam, there’s a lot to stay on top of. From studying and grasping concepts to timed test tips and exam day must-haves, it can get confusing. To help you manage all that the …

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