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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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Have you been wondering why our NCLEX pass rates keep getting better and better?

One reason is because of the preparation our students get from our partnership with Assessment Technologies Institute (ATI)! Our complete partnership with ATI offers many amazing resources and materials to our …

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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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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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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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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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"One of the most important roles in the medical role, considered being the backbone of the industry by many, nurses are finally coming into their own and seeing a payout for their hard work and dedication. For the first time, becoming a nurse in the United States is a profession to be revered." In …

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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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Students and graduates, have you had a similar scenario happen to you? 🤢 Any special tips and tricks you use on the regular? Let us know in the comments below. ⬇️ How do you cope when your stomach starts to turn on the

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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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We strongly encourage our students to go to local career fairs when they're looking for jobs. If you're in the market for a job, check out these tips for standing out at a career fair! Sarah, a nurse job applicant at a career fair, walked down the aisle, loudly chewing gum as she pushed a stroller …

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Students, it's never too early to start thinking about applying for jobs. After all, your end goal is to get a great job, right??

Take a look at this Q&A about applying, interviewing, and landing that dream job. 🤓 We recently teamed up with the Children’s Mercy Hospital talent acquisition team …

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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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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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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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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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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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Our LPN to RN program coordinator, Ms. Hudson, RN, MSN, recently submitted an original article entitled “Ethics in Simulation: Death and Dying” to Missouri Nurse, the official publication of the Missouri Nurses Association. The article discussed the principles of beneficence and non-maleficence …

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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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ATI not only focuses on NCLEX prep, but they also assist nursing students and nurses on landing their dream job. Check out this Q&A about resumes and applying for jobs! We recently teamed up with the Saint Luke’s Health System talent acquisition team, Adidja Suleman and Bret Knappenberger, and …

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Students and alumni, can you answer all of these questions?
Share your score in the comments below! Can You Get These 13 Basic Nursing Questions Right? Be the first to get new content, exclusive features and great discounts from the Scrubs Mag team. RECIBE EL NUEVO CONTENIDO ANTES QUE NADIE, JUNTO …

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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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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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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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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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Life can get pretty stressful and the truth is, it's hard to take care of others if you're not taking care of yourself! Check out these methods of managing stress and if you have any you would add, please share them in the comments below. 😌 With the buzz of the new year beginning to fade I find …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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We love reading these reports about more men entering the nursing field! Each of them have a different reason for why they did it: the adrenaline rush, helping someone everyday, never fearing your job will be given to a robot or somewhere overseas, and many more.

These men grew up thinking nursing …

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Want to get some practice questions in before taking the TEAS entrance exam for our nursing programs? Here are a few: Practice makes perfect, right?! The writers of the ATI TEAS Exam are sharing 10 practice questions to help kick off your studying. PS – Scroll to the bottom for rationales and …

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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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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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Students, these 6 experienced nurses are sharing advice about your future career. Do you have any questions that our alumni can answer? Post in the comments below! Let’s talk about life as a new nurse! All at the same time it is exciting, nerve-wracking, thrilling, trying, taxing and motivating. …

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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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The NCLEX is always something nursing students dread because it determines their ability to be a nurse (no big deal, right?) This new nurse is shedding light on how she prepared and PASSED the NCLEX in 75 questions. She gives some great study strategies and even her routine the day before the big …

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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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Congratulations are in order for two of our LPN to RN students for earning a spot on the Fall 2018 President's List here at TCTC! Tabitha Hankins of Mountain Grove and Bayli McNew of West Plains finished their second semester with a GPA over 3.85. We are proud of Tabitha and Bayli for their hard …

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Have you been wondering why our NCLEX pass rates keep getting better and better?

One reason is because of the preparation our students get from our partnership with Assessment Technologies Institute (ATI)! Our complete partnership with ATI offers many amazing resources and materials to our …

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Meet John Sawyer, 2010 TCTC LPN to RN program alumni. He now hires nurses for a local hospital and is an instructor for TCTC:

“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 pick up from Texas County are very prepared. I …

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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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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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@TexasCountyTech

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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Who doesn't love hacks that make your life easier?

Nurses, do you have any life hacks you've discovered over the years? Share with us in the comments below! ⬇️ As seasoned professionals, we take our jobs seriously, and our daily hacks even more seriously. Here’s our 2018 Edition of the latest …

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Nursing isn't an easy career, but it can be so rewarding! The nursing shortage in our country is happening here locally and our students are doing their part to fill positions in hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare facilities in the area.

If you're interested in helping people as a career, …

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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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