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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ever feel like you just do not have enough time in the day, nurses? 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 …

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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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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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We are proud to announce our Practical Nursing Class of 2018!

Back Row: Carrie Garner, Houston; Sarina VanBuren, Davisville; Morgan Anderson, Bunker; Logan Pogue, Salem; Hailey Hood, Mountain View; Tyler Pilkington, Salem; Caroline Snider, Houston; Clarissa Gallant, Houston

Front Row: Maisoun …

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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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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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It's time for Final exams! ATI has some great tips to help our students succeed. This year, let’s fuel your finals week. How? We’re sharing educator-approved study tips that will boost your confidence for exam day so that you can score big. After all, being finals-ready is half 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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We have some pretty amazing graduates out in hospitals, clinics, and other facilities in the area! SEVEN of our graduates are being recognized for their passionate care in this year's round of DAISY award nominations:

-Kalli Wade: 2015 Practical Nursing graduate
-John Sawyer: 2010 Accelerated LPN to …

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Reminder to incoming students!

If you're planning to enroll in the 2019 LPN to RN program at TCTC, you can always take some of your gen-eds/pre-requisites early if time allows.

Want to start your program immediately? You’re in luck because you can start as early as January 7th! By applying as …

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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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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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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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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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"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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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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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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It's time to test what you know (for fun this time!) Let us know in the comments below how many NCLEX questions you answer correctly on this quiz. Think you could ace the vitamins portion of the NCLEX test? Here's a practice

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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, 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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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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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!

We want to prepare our graduates for this …

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Have you been an LPN for awhile, but think it’s time to make the jump to RN?

Texas County Technical College has an Accelerated LPN to RN program that only takes 1 YEAR to complete! We realize active people don't have time to spend years in school while juggling a job and a family, so we created …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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You HAVE to read these stories of patients in the ER on Thanksgiving! We hope you all had a safe and happy Thanksgiving 😊 'Tis the season for absurd medical emergencies! Here are just a few of those on-the-job reactions you wish you could

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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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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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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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Happy Thanksgiving! We want to know what you are thankful for today. Please take a second to share with us in the comments below. ⬇️

Here's what we are thankful

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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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Our campus will be closed on Thursday and Friday so our faculty, staff, and students can spend time with their families. We hope you all have a HAPPY

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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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Our LPN to RN students are completing their second semester, which includes several simulations! This simulation presented patient scenarios involving the respiratory system.

Students rotated through multiple stations including a scenario using high-fidelity simulation, identifying normal and …

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