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    Texas Organization for Associate Degree Nursing:"Established to advance the status of the Associate Degree Nurse in education as in practice. TOADN is affiliated with the National Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (NOADN)."
    P.O. Box 18285 Austin, Texas 78760
    http://toadn.org

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    Abilene Christian University / Department of Nursing (BSN, MSN):"The Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing (PHSSN) is a consortium of Abilene Christian University, Hardin-Simmons University, and McMurry University. As a student of PHSSN, you choose a parent university and fulfill their general education requirements and nursing prerequisites for a degree at your parent university. Transfer students are accepted but the student must meet the general education requirements of the university of your choice. Nursing courses are taught on the PHSSN campus adjacent to Hendrick Medical Center. You will remain an ACU, HSU, or McM student throughout the program and your degree will be awarded by the parent university you choose."
    Abilene Christian University
    Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing
    2149 Hickory
    Abilene, TX 79601
    Phone: (325) 672-2441 or Fax: (325) 672-5026
    E-mail: info@admissions.acu.edu
    http://www.hsutx.edu/academics/graduate/programs/nursing/

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    Alvin Community College / Nursing Program (LPN, ADN):"Alvin Community College is highly regarded throughout the state for having one of the strongest associate degree nursing programs. The pass rate on the examination for RN licensure, the NCLEX-RN for the year 2003 was 100%. This is above both the state and national pass rates for graduates of associate degree (RN) nursing programs. The Associate Degree Nursing program at Alvin Community College provides a nursing education curriculum with a strong clinical component based on current nursing practices. Upon satisfactory completion of the two (2) year program, the graduate is eligible to make application to take the NCLEX-RN and for employment in entry level positions as a graduate nurse. Program graduates are actively recruited by area hospitals. The program is fully accredited by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas and the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)."
    Alvin Community College
    3110 Mustang Road
    Alvin, Texas 77511
    Phone: (281) 756-3500
    E-mail: admiss@alvincollege.edu
    http://www.alvincollege.edu/adn/default.htm

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    Amarillo College / Nursing Division (LPN, ADN):"The Amarillo College Nursing Division offers three unique nursing career pathways to explore: Vocational Nursing, Associate Degree Nursing, Advanced Placement Option for Associate Degree Nursing. The Nursing Division is located on the Amarillo College West Campus. All nursing classes are offered in fully mediated classrooms and supplemented by a Testing Center and a state-of-the art Nursing Resource Center, which includes a hospital-lab setting, library and computers.Our well-qualified academic and clinical nursing faculty are available to serve as expert resources and guides for you as you pursue your chosen nursing educational pathway."
    Amarillo College
    PO Box 447
    Amarillo, TX 79178-0001
    Phone: (806) 356-3603
    E-mail: mueller-ss@actx.edu
    http://www.actx.edu/7Enursing/

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    Angelo State University / Department of Nursing (ASN, BSN, MSN):"The Department of Nursing supports the Mission of Angelo State University by offering undergraduate and graduate programs that prepare competent professionals to meet the nursing care needs of a culturally diverse society. Within a dynamic health care environment, these programs facilitate nursing competency through scholarship, research, evidenced-based practice, leadership, and service. Recognizing the individual diversity of learners, the department is committed to excellence in nursing education by providing a supportive and caring environment in order to facilitate personal and professional growth, educational mobility, and life-long learning."
    Angelo State University
    2601 West Avenue North
    San Angelo, TX 76909-0001
    Phone: (866) 346-3080 or (325) 942-2224
    E-mail: admissions@angelo.edu
    http://www.angelo.edu/dept/nursing/

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    Austin Community College / Nursing Programs (ADN):"Austin Community College has been providing quality nursing education in central Texas since 1982. The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program offers educational tracks designed for the traditional student, licensed vocational nurse (LVN), and paramedic. Graduates of the ADN Program receive an Associate of Applied Science degree and are eligible to apply for the registered nurse (RN) licensure examination."
    Austin Community College
    3401 Webberville Rd.
    Austin, Texas 78702
    Phone: (512) 223-5774 or Fax: (512) 223-5903
    E-mail: adn@austincc.edu
    http://www.austincc.edu/health/rnsg/

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    Baptist Health System / Schools of Nursing (LVN to RN, Diploma Nursing):"The Baptist Health System School of Health Professions evolved from a private cluster of health science schools sponsored by the Baptist Health System. The School of Nursing was the first school, chartered in 1903. Surgical Technology followed in 1955, Medical Imaging Technology in 1959, and Vocational Nursing in 1988. Baptist Health System has a reputation for graduating highly competent and caring graduates."
    Baptist Health System / Schools of Nursing
    730 N. Main, Suite 212
    San Antonio, Texas 78205-1115
    Phone: (210) 297-9636
    E-mail: educate@baptisthealthsystem.com
    http://bshp.edu/

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    Baylor College of Medicine / Nurse Anesthesia Education Programs:"The Graduate Program in Nurse Anesthesia enrolls 12 students per year for a total enrollment of 36 students over the 30-month program. The typical incoming student is 29 years of age with an undergraduate degree, a mean grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale, and a composite score on the Graduate Record Exam of 1562. All students must be registered nurses with experience in intensive care settings."
    Baylor College of Medicine
    Houston, Texas 77030
    Phone: (713) 798-4613 or Fax: (713) 798-7694
    E-mail: jrwalker@bcm.tmc.edu
    http://anesnet.anes.bcm.tmc.edu/GPNA/default.asp

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    Baylor University / Louise Herrington School of Nursing (BSN, MSN):"The undergraduate program of the Louise Herrington School of Nursing awards the Bachelor Science in Nursing (BSN). The program of study consists of 131 semester hours of credit. There are 66 semester hours of prerequisites, which may be taken on the Baylor-Waco campus or at other accredited colleges and universities. The upper-level (junior and senior years) of the program of study consists of 65 semester hours. The upper division courses are taken on the Dallas campus. The program (pre-nursing and nursing) is designed to be completed in four years ( eight academic semesters ). Baylor's Baccalaureate and Master's Nursing Degree Programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)."
    Louise Herrington School of Nursing
    3700 Worth Street
    Dallas, Texas 75246
    Phone: (214) 820-4151
    E-mail: Kristina_Sims@baylor.edu
    http://www.baylor.edu/nursing/splash.php

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    Blinn College / Nursing Program (LVN):"The curriculum leading to a Vocational Nursing Certificate allows the student to integrate classroom and laboratory instruction with clinical experience. The graduate is prepared to function as an entry level Vocational Nurse in hospitals and other health care settings. Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be eligible to write the National Council Licensure Examination -- PN to qualify as a Licensed Vocational Nurse."
    Blinn College
    902 College Avenue
    Brenham, TX 77833
    Phone: (979) 830-4000 or (979) 830-4285
    E-mail: ieckert@blinn.edu
    http://www.blinn.edu/twe/vocn_brenham/index.htm

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    Central Texas College / Department of Nursing (ADN, LVN):"Established in 1968 and accredited by the NLN since 1978. The goal is to prepare graduates who are able to (1) become RN's by passing the NCLEX-RN, (2) practice nursing according to stated competencies in structured settings, and (3) participate in professional development. A transition course is offered in the summer and fall semesters which allows LVNs to complete the ADN program in one year."
    Central Texas College
    P.O. Box 1800
    Killeen, Texas, 76540
    Phone: (254) 526-7161 or (1-800) 792-3348, ext. 1266
    E-mail: jeanette.jost@ctcd.edu
    http://www.ctcd.edu/nursing/index.htm

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    Cisco Junior College / Nursing Program (ADN, LVN):"The Associate Degree Nursing program is a one-year program for licensed vocational nurses leading to an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Nursing which prepares the graduate to take the examination to become a registered nurse. Licensure as a registered nurse must be granted by the Board of Nurse Examiners. Applicants to the Associate Degree Nursing program must be graduates of a state-approved vocational/practical nursing program, be currently licensed as a vocational nurse in Texas and must have completed the required prerequisite courses with a GPA of 2.0 or better."
    Cisco Junior College
    101 College Heights
    Cisco, Texas 76437
    Phone: (254) 442-5000
    E-mail: jpittman@cisco.cc.tx.us
    http://www.cisco.cc.tx.us/nursing.asp

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    College of the Mainland / Department of Nursing (ADN, LVN):"College of the Mainland's Associate Degree Nursing Program is one of the best in the area with first-class faculty and clinicals in hospitals and other health care facilities in Galveston and on the Mainland including the Houston area. COM also offers a transitional program for LVN practitioners who want to become RNs."
    College of the Mainland
    1200 Amburn Road
    Texas City, Texas 77591
    Phone: (409) 938-1211 or (1-888) 258-8859
    E-mail: ahoward@com.edu
    http://www.com.edu/teams/nursing/adn.cfm

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    Collin County Community College / Nursing Program (ADN):"Admission to the Associate Degree Nursing Program is selective and considered annually each spring for the Fall admission. Nursing courses are offered only at the Central Park Campus (CPC) in McKinney. Applications are due by January 31 for consideration in the Fall entry class or July 31 for Spring entry. All applications received after January 31 or July 31 will be returned to the applicant. Applicants will be notified by mail regarding acceptance within 4 to 6 weeks after the application deadline. The size of the class will be limited to the available clinical resources for learning and the availability of qualified nursing faculty."
    Collin County Community College
    2200 West University Drive
    McKinney, TX 75070
    Phone: (972) 548-6678
    E-mail: nard@ccccd.edu
    http://www.ccccd.edu/nursing/admission_information.htm

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    Concorde Career Colleges, Inc. - Arlington / Nursing Program (LPN / LVN):"Upon completion of the program and passing the licensing examination, the LVN can enter the workforce as a competent, skilled nurse. Vocational nurses as they are called in Texas and California provide patient-side nursing care at the direction of physicians and/or registered nurses. The practice of vocational nursing is based on concepts from the physical, biological, and behavioral sciences. Each state has its own nurse practice act, so the scope of practice varies from state to state."
    Concorde Career Institute
    601 Ryan Plaza Drive, Suite 200
    Arlington, Texas 76011
    Phone: (817) 261-1594 or Fax: (817) 461-3443
    http://www.concordecareercolleges.com/arlington/vn.asp

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    Covenant School of Nursing (Diploma Nursing):"Located in Lubbock, Texas, Covenant School of Nursing (formerly Methodist Hospital School of Nursing) is a full-time 76-week hospital-based diploma-nursing program that prepares the student for licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) after completion of nine specific prerequisite college courses. A 12-month Advanced Credit program is also offered to Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN) and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) for completion of their registered nursing education."
    Covenant School of Nursing
    2002 Miami Ave.
    Lubbock, Texas 79410-1096
    Phone: (806) 797-0955 or (800) 787-6421
    E-mail: admissioncsn@covhs.org
    http://www.covenantson.org/program.html

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    Del Mar College / Department of Nursing (ADN):"Upon successful completion of the nurse education program, graduates receive the Associate in Applied Science degree and are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination-Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN) for licensure as a Registered Nurse. Graduates are eligible to continue their education at an upper-level institution.The program is accredited by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas and the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, 61 Broadway 33rd Floor, New York, NY 10006, (212) 363-5555."
    Del Mar College
    Corpus Christi, TX 78404-3897
    Phone: (361) 698-1255 or (1-800) 652-3357
    E-mail: reginfo@camino.delmar.edu
    http://dmc122011.delmar.edu/rn/

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    East Texas Baptist University / Nursing Program (BSN):"Students are admitted to the Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing Program each fall semester. Prior to admission, students must complete all general education requirements including all science courses with laboratories, and NURS 3311, Introduction to Professional Nursing. Completion of all general education requirements does not automatically assure admission to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) program."
    East Texas Baptist University
    1209 N Grove
    Marshall, TX 75670
    Phone: (903) 923-2000 or Fax: (903) 923-2001
    E-mail: admissions@etbu.edu
    http://www.etbu.edu/Academics/Semester+by+Semester+Plans/School+of+Nursing/default.htm

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    El Centro College / Nursing Program (ADN):"Centro College's Associate Degree Nursing Program. For current RNs, we offer the Perioperative Nurse Internship. We also have an LVN-RN Advanced Placement Program available for qualified licensed vocational nurses to earn an AAS Nursing degree."
    El Centro College
    801 Main Street
    Dallas, Texas 75202-3604
    Phone: (214) 860-2037 or (214) 860-2309
    E-mail: csg5541@dcccd.edu
    http://www.elcentrocollege.edu/Programs/HealthLegalStudies/adn/default.asp

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    El Paso Community College / Nursing Program (ADN):"El Paso Community College offers a two year nursing program leading to an Associate in Applied Science Degree."
    El Paso Community College
    P. O. Box 20500
    El Paso, TX 79998
    Phone: (915) 831-2000
    E-mail: Admissions@epcc.edu
    http://www.epcc.edu/nursing/0.php

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    Galen Health Institutes / Nursing Program (ADN, LPN):"Galenís primary focus is to educate nurses to meet and exceed the evolving expectations of healthcare. Pre-licensure Practical Nursing (LPN) Program: One year fulltime daytime Or 18-24 month evening programs. Associate of Science in Nursing - Degree Program: NEW! One-year program for those already possessing LPN license. Two-year program for students "new to nursing." General education and science courses included."
    Galen Health Institutes
    6800 Park Ten Blvd.
    Suite 160South
    San Antonio, TX 78213
    Phone: (210) 733-3056
    http://www.galened.com/

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    Galveston College / Nursing Program (ADN):"The Associate Degree Nursing Program is approved by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas and Accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. Information regarding the program can be obtained from NLNAC at 61 Broadway, New York, NY 10016, (800) 669-1656, www.nlnac.org."
    Galveston College
    4015 Ave. Q
    Galveston, Texas 77550
    Phone: (409) 944-4242 or Fax: (409) 944-1500
    E-mail: blowery@gc.edu
    http://www.gc.edu/gc/Associate_Degree_Nursing.asp?SnID=1135605839

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    Grayson County College / Nursing Program (ADN):"The Associate Degree Nursing program prepares students to successfully pass the National Licensing Examination and practice professional nursing in a variety of health related settings. Throughout the program, students participate in classroom instruction, laboratory procedures, and supervised clinical experiences."
    Grayson County College
    6101 Grayson Drive
    Denison, Texas 75020
    Phone: (903)465-6030
    E-mail: gerigd@grayson.edu
    http://www.grayson.edu/admin/division/applied/adn.htm

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    Hardin-Simmons University / School of Nursing (BSN, RN to BSN, MSN):"The Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing (PHSSN) is a consortium of Abilene Christian University, Hardin-Simmons University, and McMurry University. As a student of PHSSN, you choose a parent university and fulfill their general education requirements and nursing prerequisites for a degree at your parent university. Transfer students are accepted but the student must meet the general education requirements of the university of your choice. Nursing courses are taught on the PHSSN campus adjacent to Hendrick Medical Center. You will remain an ACU, HSU, or McM student throughout the program and your degree will be awarded by the parent university you choose."
    Hardin-Simmons University
    2200 Hickory, Box 16050
    Abilene, TX 79698
    Phone: (325) 670-1206 or (877) GO-HSUTX
    E-mail: enroll@hsutx.edu
    http://www.hsutx.edu/academics/graduate/programs/nursing/

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    Houston Baptist University / College of Nursing (ADN, BSN):"Houston Baptist University College of Nursing, established in 1969, offers a bachelor degree in nursing (BSN) and an associate degree in nursing (ADN). The undergraduate programs average 150 students annually. The College is committed to educating nurse generalists who are prepared to meet the health care needs in todayís world. The undergraduate programs are accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission and the Board of Nurse Examiners for the state of Texas. Graduates of the baccalaureate and associate degree programs have consistently achieved a high first time pass rate on the licensure exam for RNs."
    Houston Baptist University
    7502 Fondren Road
    Houston, TX 77074-3298
    Phone: (281) 649-3000 or (281) 649-3430
    E-mail: info@hbu.edu or qclaiborne@hbu.edu
    http://fc.hbu.edu/nursing/

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    Howard College / Nursing Department (LVN, ADN):"Howard college was created in 1945, and was first housed two miles west of downtown Big Spring, Texas in the hospital area of the former Air Force Bombardier School. The first session began on September 30, 1946. Howard College moved to their current site in 1951 and has been expanding ever since.The LVN, RN and Transition Nursing Programs are based at the Big Spring campus in the Horace Garrett Building and include a well-equipped Skills Lab. The LVN program has a branch at the San Angelo campus. Since June 2003, the didactic portion of the second year of the RN program has taken place in the online learning environment.Clinical rotations are excellent and varied. We are fortunate to have Affiliation Agreements with many hospitals and clinics in the Big Spring and San Angelo areas, and a very special clinical rotation at UMC in Lubbock and the U.S. Army Research Burn Unit in San Antonio."
    Howard College
    1001 Birdwell Lane
    Big Spring Texas, 79720
    Phone: (432) 264-5000
    E-mail: jgreni@howardcollege.edu
    http://www.howardcollege.edu/academics/AlliedHealth/rn/index.htm

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    Kilgore College / Department of Nursing (ADN):"The Associate Degree Nursing Program (ADN) has been providing quality nursing education to this community for many years. A large percentage of the nurses in practice in this area are graduates of the KC ADN program. The program is accredited by the Board of Nurse Examiners (BNE) and the National League of Nurses (NLN), as well as the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board."
    Kilgore College
    1100 Broadway
    Kilgore, TX
    Phone: (903) 984-8531 or (903) 983-8168
    E-mail: gjackson@kilgore.edu
    http://www.kilgore.edu/adn.asp

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    Lamar University / Department of Nursing (ADN, BSN, MSN):"The mission of the Lamar University Department of Nursing is to educate undergraduate and graduate students to become qualified, competent, professional nurses who are prepared for practice. The Department provides quality nursing education relevant to a changing profession, society, and healthcare environment. Collaboration between faculty and students promotes excellence in health care delivery to diverse populations. A spirit of caring, continual inquiry, creativity and integrity is promoted through teaching, scholarship, leadership and service."
    Lamar University
    4400 MLK Blvd.
    P.O. Box 10009
    Beaumont, Texas 77710
    Phone: (409) 880-7011
    E-mail: nursing@hal.lamar.edu
    http://dept.lamar.edu/nursing/mission.htm

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    Laredo Community College / Department of Nursing (ADN):"The Associate Degree Nursing Program at Laredo Community College is a two-year program leading to an Associate in Applied Science degree. This program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) and by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas. Upon completion of the program, graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN)."
    Laredo Community College
    West End Washington Street
    Laredo, Texas 78040 - 4395
    Phone: (956) 721-5252
    E-mail: admissions@laredo.edu
    http://www.laredo.edu/HealthSciences/Dnursing.htm

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    Lee College / Allied Health Division (ADN):"The purpose of the Associate Degree Nursing Tech Prep program is to prepare students with beginning competencies to practice as registered nurses upon successful writing of the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses. The program is accredited by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the state of Texas and the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. Information regarding the program can be obtained from the NLNAC at 61 Broadway, New York, New York 10006, (212) 363-5555 extension 153."
    Lee College
    P.O. Box 818
    Baytown, Texas 77522-0818
    Phone: (281) 425-6393
    E-mail: admissions@lee.edu
    http://www.lee.edu/degreeCertsdescr.asp?degreecert=rnsg_aas_np_t

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    Lubbock Christian University / Department of Nursing (RN to BSN):"The RN to BSN Nursing Program was established in 1991 and has experienced continuous growth. The faculty is dedicated to excellence in nursing, nursing education and the improvement of health care through individual, family and community care. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at Lubbock Christian University is for graduates of Associate Degree and Diploma nursing programs. The curriculum is designed to enable the employed nurse to complete the BSN degree while continuing employment."
    Lubbock Christian University
    5601 19th Street
    Lubbock, TX 79407-2099
    Phone: (1-800) 933-7601 or (806) 720-7676
    E-mail: joann.long@lcu.edu
    http://www.lcu.edu/LCU/academics/nursing/

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    McLennan Community College / Nursing Education Department (BSN, RN to BSN, MSN, PhD):"The distance education site in Waco was established in 1989 to bring quality baccalaureate degree nursing education to Registered Nurses in the Waco area. Students enrolled in this program are Registered Nurses seeking a BSN degree while remaining in their local community. Classes are brought to the campus via videotape and the class activities are coordinated by Alice Myers who holds a faculty appointment at UTA."
    McLennan Community College
    1400 College Drive
    Waco, TX
    Phone: (817) 272-2776
    E-mail: nursing@uta.edu
    http://www.uta.edu/nursing/rntobsn/waco.htm

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    Midland College / Nursing Program (ADN):"Midland College offers a two-year nursing program leading to the degree of Associate in Applied Science. A transition option for licensed vocational nurses is also available. Satisfactory completion of the program prepares the graduate to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN-CAT) for licensure as a registered nurse. The nursing program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission, 61 Broadway, New York, NY, 10006, (212) 363-5555."
    Midland College
    3600 N. Garfield,
    Midland, Texas 79705-6399
    Phone: (432) 685-4500.
    E-mail: kfloyd@midland.edu
    http://www.midland.edu/academics/courses/nursing-voc.php

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    Midwestern State University / Nursing Programs (BSN, MSN):"The Wilson School of Nursing offers both undergraduate and master's programs in nursing. The program offers curricula leading to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. There are two options in the BSN program, including - (1) a generic option for students who do not have a license to practice as a Registered Nurse, and (2) the RN to BSN option for RNís who have graduated from hospital based programs or 2 year associate degree programs. The graduate nursing MSN program curriculum builds on the foundations established in baccalaureate nursing education and includes an RN to MSN Program for nurses who have graduated from hospital based programs or 2 year associate degree programs. MSUís MSN program offers three options - Nurse Educator, Family Nurse Practitioner, and Nurse Administration Programs."
    Midwestern State University
    3410 Taft Boulevard
    Wichita Falls, Tx 76308
    Phone: (940) 397-4000 or (940) 397-4331
    E-mail: General: information@mwsu.edu
    E-mail: BSN Track: catherine.dentler@mwsu.edu or MSN Track: deborah.garrison@mwsu.edu
    http://hs2.mwsu.edu/nursing/index.asp

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    Navarro College / Nursing Program (ADN, LVN):"The two-year curriculum leads to an Associate Degree in Applied Science Degree and prepares the graduate to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses. Successful completion of the examination will allow the graduate to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Texas."
    Navarro College
    3200 West 7th Ave,
    Corsicana, TX 75110
    Phone: (1-800) NAVARRO or (903) 875-7581
    E-mail: louise.hollifield@navarrocollege.edu
    http://www.navarrocollege.edu/health/edprog_health_adn.htm

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    North Central Texas College / Nursing Program (ADN, LVN):"The Associate Degree Nursing program is composed of a two-year curriculum designed to prepare graduates to give direct patient care in a variety of health care settings. Upon completing the curriculum the graduates may apply to write the National Council Licensure Examination administered by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas. After passing the exam, they are ready to begin their careers as Registered Nurses."
    North Central Texas College
    1525 W. California Street
    Gainesville, TX 76240-4699
    Phone: (940) 668-7731 or (940) 668-4264
    E-mail: nctcgainesville@nctc.edu or egilpin@nctc.edu
    http://www.nctc.edu/What_We_Teach/AppSci/ADN/adn.html

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    North Harris/Montgomery Community College District / Nursing Program (ADN):"The North Harris Montgomery Community College District offers a variety of nursing programs and curricula at its college campuses. Kingwood, Montgomery, North Harris, and Tomball Colleges offer multiple entry/exit programs of study in Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) in an integrated design. With an integrated nursing curriculum, both classroom and clinical content are organized around a series of concepts that progress from simple to complex. Cy-Fair College offers a block nursing curriculum. In a blocked nursing curriculum, learning experiences are divided by content area such as Care of Children and Families and Adult Health. Both of these programs and curricula are designed for those individuals interested in becoming a registered nurse."
    North Harris/Montgomery Community College District
    5000 Research Forest Drive
    The Woodlands, TX - 77381-4356
    Phone: (832) 813-6500
    E-mail: DSTC.HelpDesk@nhmccd.edu
    http://www.nhmccd.edu/Templates/Content.aspx?pid=6263&keepheader=yes

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    Dallas Nursing Institute / Nursing Program (LVN):"This course is a twelve-month comprehensive training program that teaches the skills and information needed to test with the Board of Vocational Nurse examiners for a vocational nurse license. Students will learn proper patient care, medical terminology, medication administration, body systems, body growth and development, patient care assessment, and nursing procedures. Upon attaining their Vocational Nursing License students can obtain employment in hospitals, nursing homes, doctor's offices, and Home Health Agencies."
    Dallas Nursing Institute
    12170 N. Abrams Rd. - Suite 200 - Dallas, Texas 75243 Phone: (214)351-0223 - Fax: (214) 593-0975
    E-mail: ssmith@dni.edu
    http://www.dni.edu/

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    Odessa College / Nursing Department (ADN):"Odessa College offers three options to obtain the Associate Degree in Applied Science for nursing. Each option requires the same non-nursing courses to complete the degree requirements. The Day Option and Evening Option also require the same nursing courses. The Transition Option allows the licensed vocational nurse (L.V.N.) to receive credit for selected nursing courses through advanced placement. Transition students must hold a license to practice nursing as a L.V.N. in Texas."
    Odessa College
    201 W University
    Odessa, TX 79764-7127
    Phone: (432) 335-6672 or Fax: (432) 335-6873
    E-mail: cedwards@odessa.edu
    http://www.odessa.edu/dept/nursing/degree_plan.htm

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    Panola College / Nursing Schools (ADN, LVN):"The purpose of the Associate Degree Nursing Program at Panola College is to provide high quality education to individuals in the community seeking a career as a registered nurse and to promote the transition of the licensed vocational nurse into the role of the professional nurse. Upon completion of the course of study and successfully passing the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX), the student may enter employment as a registered nurse."
    Panola College
    1109 West Panola
    Carthage, Texas 75633
    Phone: (903) 693-2000
    E-mail: bcordell@panola.edu
    http://www.panola.edu/instprog-adn.htm

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    Paris Junior College / Nursing Program (ADN, LVN to RN):"The PJC program for Nursing is a consolidated program. It offers a Vocational Nursing (LVN) program and an Associate Degree Nursing (RN) program. The first year of study is the Vocational Nursing (LVN certification) program that prepares the student for entry into the healthcare industry. After successful completion of this first year, students may continue their education by entering into the Associate Degree Nursing program. The Associate Degree RN program outlined below prepares the student to enter into professional nursing."
    Paris Junior College
    2400 Clarksville Street
    Paris, Texas 75460
    Phone: (903) 785-7661
    E-mail: sreece@parisjc.edu
    http://www.parisjc.edu/index.php/pjc/content-pjc/nursing/

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    Prairie View A&M University / College of Nursing (BSN):"Prairie View A&M University College of Nursing continues to stand out as a fervent exemplar on educating professional nurses for now and the future. This year, the college celebrates 84 years of making a difference in defining and actualizing a positive experience for many fine women and men who choose nursing as their career. Transcending the challenge of time, since 1944 there have been 2,006 graduates, who have extensively contributed to the quality and excellence in the nursing and health care delivery throughout Texas and the world. Located in the Texas Medical Center, the college remains competitive in the quality and variety of programs offered inclusive with the advances of technology and mutual partnerships. Within the next few years, the college will celebrate its growth and enhancement through expansion of programs and a newly constructed educational facility."
    Prairie View A&M University College of Nursing
    1801 Main St. Suite 801
    Houston, Tx 77002
    Phone: (713) 797-7000 or Fax: (713) 797-7013
    E-mail: Vernica_Anderson@pvamu.edu
    http://acad.pvamu.edu/content/nursing/mission.htm

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    San Antonio College / Department of Nursing (ADN):"San Antonio College offers an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing Degree. The program is accredited by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas and the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. If the NCLEX-RN examination is passed, the graduate is licensed in the State of Texas as a Registered Nurse (RN). Courses are taught in both day and evening sections."
    San Antonio College
    1300 San Pedro Avenue
    San Antonio, TX 78212-4299
    Phone: (210) 733-2000 or (210) 733-2374
    E-mail: lburton@accd.edu
    http://www.accd.edu/sac/nursing/

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    South Plains College / Nursing Department (ADN, LVN):"The technical programs offered through the Health Occupations Division are college-level programs of study that have been developed by advisory committees comprised of representatives from the fields of education and the health discipline. Students who complete all courses prescribed in a particular curriculum receive an Associate of Applied Science degree or Certificate of Proficiency. Many of the degree and certificate programs are nationally accredited. These programs are primarily designed to meet state and national licensure and certification requirements. Students desiring information on the transferability of courses within these programs to university baccalaureate programs should consult the program advisor, the counseling staff, or a representative at the transfer school."
    South Plains College
    1401 South College Avenue
    Levelland, TX 79336-6595
    Phone: (806) 894-9611
    E-mail: info@southplainscollege.edu
    http://www.southplainscollege.edu/website/healthocc.html

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    Southwestern Adventist University / Department of Nursing (ASN, BSN):"The purpose of the SWAU Department of Nursing is to prepare a generalist in the profession of nursing with a Christian background in liberal arts, applied theology and natural, behavioral, and nursing sciences. The department accepts students regardless of gender, age, race or ethnic background. It also seeks to provide a Christian environment which facilitates growth of the student as a whole person, as contributing member of society, and as a member of the nursing profession. Society's needs for health care leaders are addressed by providing an educational foundation, mobility and life-long learning."
    Southwestern Adventist University
    100 W. Hillcrest
    Keene, Texas, 76059
    Phone: (800) 433-2240 or (817) 645-3921
    E-mail: cruzp@swau.edu or moorep@swau.edu
    http://nursing.swau.edu/

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    St. Philip's College / Department of Nursing (LVN):"The Vocational Nursing Program is a part of St. Philip's College and as such, it accepts and supports the purpose of St. Philip's College and the Division of Applied Science and Technology. We believe that in the Division of Applied Science and Technology, students selected must meet admission criteria and show evidence that they will be able to become safe practitioners of Vocational Nursing."
    St. Philip's College
    1801 Martin Luther King Drive
    San Antonio Texas, 78203
    Phone: (210) 531-3200
    E-mail: ycordero@accd.edu
    http://www.accd.edu/spc/acad/nursing/

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    Stephen F. Austin State University / Division of Nursing (RN to BSN):"Our mission is to provide students a foundation for success as graduate nurses who are ethical, competent critical thinkers by providing an educational environment that promotes holistic health care in an educational community dedicated to teaching, research, creativity and service."
    Stephen F. Austin State University
    1936 North St.
    Rusk Bldg. Room 206
    Nacogdoches, TX 75962
    Phone: (936) 468-2504 or Fax: (936) 468-3849
    E-mail: sbutler@sfasu.eduor admissions@sfasu.edu
    http://www.fp.sfasu.edu/nursing/

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    Tarleton State University / Nursing Program (BSN, LVN to RN, RN to BSN):"Tarleton State University provides personal attention because of its size, its relaxed small city atmosphere and a commitment to serve you, the student. The School of Nursing welcomes you. We are located only an hour southwest of Fort Worth in the heart of Stephenville, which was recognized in a 1993 Prentice Hall publication as one of America's 100 best small cities. This places you, the Tarleton student, in a safe, convenient, family oriented environment. Learning reaches beyond the classroom at Tarleton and is fostered by our numerous extracurricular activities through which you and our faculty can develop a camaraderie. We are proud of our traditions of friendliness and of treating students with respect and individual attention. Our student/faculty ratio is 21 to 1. Tarleton's faculty members are dedicated to your needs and they make every effort to be responsive and progressive. These traits are also present in Tarleton's Department of Nursing, which offers a multiple entry program. This program is a baccalaureate nursing program with opportunity for groups of students to enter the program at different levels. For example, students new to nursing (generic students), licensed vocational nurses (LVNs), and registered nurses (RNs) with associate or other nursing degrees enter the program at different points. All students work to complete the Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN)."
    Tarleton State University
    Box T-0500
    Stephenville, TX 76402
    Phone: (254) 968-9717
    E-mail: skinner@tarleton.edu
    http://www.tarleton.edu/~nursing/

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    Tarrant County College / Nursing Department (ADN):"The Associate's Degree Nursing Program is designed to prepare students for careers in nursing. The program's purpose is the education of individuals to plan, administer and evaluate patient care. Graduates receive an Associate in Applied Science degree and are qualified to apply for the National Council Licensing Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).The program combines both classroom courses in general education and nursing science with selected clinical experiences in hospitals and other community facilities. Nursing faculty assume responsibility for instruction and supervision of students in both classroom and clinical experiences."
    Tarrant County College Nursing Dept.
    5301 Campus Drive
    Fort Worth, Texas 76119
    Phone: (817) 515-4100
    E-mail: alyce.brinkley@tccd.edu
    http://www.tccd.edu/neutral/divisiondepartmentpage.asp?PageKey=121&menu=3&

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    Temple College / Nursing Division (ADN, LVN):"The Nursing Division at Temple College (TC) has earned a reputation for excellence in the Central Texas medical community and throughout the state. TC nursing students are in high demand for employment at area hospitals and medical facilities.Nursing programs are housed in the modern Nursing Education Building located on the TC East campus. The classrooms and laboratory facilities include a large skills laboratory with twelve client care units and a media resource center with audiovisual and computer equipment."
    Temple College
    2600 South First Street
    Temple, Texas USA 76504-7435
    Phone: (254) 298-8666 or (800) 460-4636
    E-mail: virginia.leak@templejc.edu
    http://www.templejc.edu/dept/Nursing/nursing.htm

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    Texarkana College / Health Occupations Division (ADN, LVN):"The Health Occupations Division at Texarkana College offers educational nursing programs in three areas of health care: Associate Degree Nursing (RN), Vocational Nursing (LVN), and Emergency Medical Technology/Paramedic (EMT/P)."
    Texarkana College
    2500 North Robison Road
    Texarkana, Texas 75599
    Phone: (903) 838-4541 ext. 3402
    E-mail: health@texarkanacollege.edu
    http://www.texarkanacollege.edu/health/index.html

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    Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi / School of Nursing (BSN, MSN):"Texas A&M University in Corpus Christi offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master's of Science in Nursing."
    Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
    6300 Ocean Drive
    Corpus Christi , TX 78412
    Phone: (361) 825-2648 or (800) 293-0965
    E-mail: hamilton@falcon.tamucc.edu
    http://conhs.tamucc.edu/

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    Texas Careers-Technical School/Nursing Program (Vocational Program):"As vocational nurses, our graduates can work in hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, home health agencies, Department of Corrections, military, outpatient clinics and physicians' offices. This is an intensive one-year nursing education program designed for caring, critical thinking individuals interested in a healthcare profession. The program consists of both lecture and clinical experience. The various settings for clinical practicum include, but are not limited to: hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, health maintenance organization, and community health programs."
    Texas Careers
    1015 Jackson Keller
    San Antonio, Texas 78213
    Phone: (210) 308-8584 or (800) 927-8601
    E-mail: admissions-052@texascareers.com
    http://www.texascareers.edu/texascareersPortal/AreasofStudy/HealthCare/VocationalNursingDiploma.htm

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    Texas Christian University / Harris School of Nursing (BSN, MSN):"Harris School of Nursing endorses the Mission and Vision of Texas Christian University. The specific mission of the School of Nursing is to prepare professional nurses to identify and respond with competence to multiple, complex human health-care needs. Graduates serve society through professional nursing roles and provide ethical leadership in practice, administration, teaching and scholarship. The School is dedicated to professional nursing education based on a foundation of liberal arts, sciences, and humanities and to the promotion of an environment that encourages lifelong learning. The School further affirms a commitment to professional competence and civic and professional responsibilities in a global society. The Nursing program is designed to meet the needs of high school graduates, transfer students, and registered nurses interested in obtaining the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree."
    Texas Christian University / Harris School of Nursing
    2800 West Bowie Street
    Fort Worth, TX 76019
    Phone: (817) 257-7497
    E-mail: z.williams@tcu.edu
    http://www.hsn.tcu.edu/academics/mission-vision-philosophy.htm

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    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center / School of Nursing Graduate Programs (BSN, MSN, RN to BSN):"The School of Nursing began in 1979 with the development and accreditation of the Continuing Nursing Education ( CNE) Program. The TTUHSC School of Nursing CNE Program was the first nationally accredited program in the State of Texas. It continues today to meet the needs of West Texas nurses with timely topics made available to rural health areas. Since its inception, the School of Nursing has planned its degree programs to meet the needs of West Texas. Baccalaureate students were admitted in Lubbock in 1981, and four years later in the Permian Basin. The baccalaureate program is also available to the Hill Country. The Master of Science in Nursing program enrolled its first students in 1988. Today, there are graduate level offerings in administration, education, five advanced practice areas, post-masters certifications, a collaborative advanced practices program with the University of Texas at Tyler, and a collaborative Ph.D. program with Texas Women's University."
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
    3601 4th Street, M/S 8331
    Lubbock, Texas 79430
    Phone: BSN (806) 743-2737 or MSN (1-800) 851-8240
    E-mail: BSN Track: myrna.armstrong@ttuhsc.edu or MSN Track:SONGRAD@ttuhsc.edu
    http://www.ttuhsc.edu/son/about.aspx

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    Texas Wesleyan University / Graduate Program of Nurse Anesthesia:"In 1947 a certificate program in nurse anesthesia was founded at Harris Hospital. The Harris Hospital School of Anesthesia affiliated with Texas Wesleyan College in 1982. At that time Texas Wesleyan awarded a Master of Health Science to students completing Phase I in the Harris Hospital Methodist Graduate Program of Nurse Anesthesia. In 1986, Texas Wesleyan College assumed control of the Nurse Anesthesia Program. Harris Methodist Fort Worth continues to be a primary clinical site. St. Francis Regional Medical Center, Wichita, Kansas, became the second primary clinical site in 1989. Currently there are 24 primary clinical sites in nine states."
    Texas Wesleyan University Nurse Anesthesia
    1201 Wesleyan Street
    Fort Worth, TX 76105
    Phone: (817) 531-4406 or (817) 531-6508 (fax)
    E-mail: jmartin@txwes.edu
    http://www.txwesleyan.edu/academics/msna/msna.htm

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    Texas Woman's University / College of Nursing (BS, RN to BS, MS, PhD):"The College of Nursing seeks to support and empower students of all ages and ethnic groups to address the health care needs and issues of the people in Texas, the nation and the world through acquiring nursing knowledge and leadership skills for entry level, advance practice and scientific roles by integrating health promotion and disease prevention with diverse groups in a time of rapid technological and societal change."
    Texas Woman's University
    P.O. Box 425589
    Denton, TX 76204
    Phone: (940) TWU-2000
    E-mail: admissions@twu.edu
    http://www.twu.edu/nursing/about_con/mission_goals.htm

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    The University of Texas Medical Branch / School of Nursing (BSN, MSN, PhD):"The School of Nursing at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB) awarded 192 bachelorís degrees and 59 masterís degrees during commencement ceremonies on April 22.UTMB President Dr. John D. Stobo and School of Nursing Dean Dr. Pamela Watson presided over the ceremonies, held at Moody Gardens in Galveston. It was the School of Nursingís 118th commencement."
    The University of Texas Medical Branch Nursing Dept.
    301 University Blvd
    Galveston, TX 77555-1154
    Phone: (409) 747-1520
    E-mail: son.info@utmb.edu
    http://www.son.utmb.edu/

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    Trinity Valley Community College / Nursing Program (ADN, LVN to ADN, Paramedic to ADN):"The Associate Degree Nursing program began in 1982, made possible by the dedication of many citizens in an all out effort to improve the shortage of nurses in rural areas. The first class started with 36 students and the program expanded over the years, with the largest graduating class of 108 in 1993. To better utilize clinical facilities and meet the increasing community needs, the school began a weekend alternative option in the fall of 1989. The weekend program is offered every other year, beginning in odd numbered years. The ADN program is a 70 credit hour curriculum leading to an Associate Degree in Applied Science. Graduates will be recommended to the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas to be approved to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) to qualify as a registered nurse. Upon entry into practice, the Associate Degree Nursing graduate should be able to provide safe, competent nursing care for a group of patients with commonly occurring health problems in various health care settings."
    Trinity Valley Community College
    800 W Highway 243
    Kaufman, TX 75142-1861
    Phone: (972) 932-4309
    E-mail: ADN@tvcc.cc.tx.us
    http://www.tvcc.edu/campus/healthscience/adn.aspx

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    Tyler Junior College / The School of Nursing (ADN, LVN):"Students who graduate from the ADN program and pass the national licensing examination can obtain a nursing license. Registered nurses (R.N.s) work to promote health, prevent disease, and help patients cope with illness. They are advocates and health educators for patients, families, and communities. When providing direct patient care, they observe, assess, and record symptoms, reactions, and progress; assist physicians during treatments and examinations; administer medications; and assist in convalescence and rehabilitation."
    Tyler Junior College
    1327 South Baxter Avenue
    Tyler, TX 75701
    Phone: (903) 510-2507
    E-mail: jjon@tjc.edu
    http://www2.tjc.edu/nursing/index.shtml

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    U.S. Army Graduate Program in Anesthesia Nursing (Activty Duty Military Only):"The US Army has prepared top quality Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) for over 45 years and since 1983, our graduates have earned a Masters Degree through our University based affiliations. We currently produce virtually all active duty Army CRNAs and provide specialized training in field anesthesia to ensure that our graduate nurse anesthetists are qualified to deploy in time of war, civil disorder, natural disaster or for humanitarian missions.Successful completion of this program results in a Master of Science in Nursing degree (MSN) in Nurse Anesthesia from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Nursing and qualification to write the Certification Examination for Nurse Anesthetists."
    U.S. Army Graduate Program in Anesthesia Nursing
    MCCS-HNE (ATTN: Anesthesia Branch)
    2250 Stanley Road, Suite 214
    San Antonio, TX 78234
    Phone: (210) 221-6905
    E-mail: patricia.patrician@amedd.army.mil
    http://www.dns.amedd.army.mil/crna/

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    University of Mary Hardin - Baylor / School of Nursing (BSN):"The Scott and White College of Nursing has as its purpose the preparation of Baccalaureate nurses who function in a diverse arena of health care environments. A liberal arts foundation and designated pre-requisite courses support the nursing curriculum. Professional principles and Christian values guide the teaching-learning process as well as the relationship between faculty and students."
    University of Mary Hardin - Baylor
    900 College St.
    Belton, TX 76513
    Phone: (800) 727-8642 or (254) 295-8642
    E-mail: jborum@umhb.edu
    http://www.umhb.edu/nursing/programs.html

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    The University of Texas at Austin / School of Nursing (BSN, MSN, PhD):"The School of Nursing offers undergraduate students a dynamic course of study that is both theoretical and practical. The theory insures a solid foundation necessary to handle changes in the health care system. The practical training enables graduates to function in a wide variety of settings. Clinical instruction at UT meets or exceeds the Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners' standards for student-teacher ratios. Generally, only 10 students are assigned to each clinical instructor because this ratio provides an optimal level of support and supervision. Originally accredited by the National League for Nursing from its inception in 1953, the undergraduate and master's programs are fully accredited by the Comission on Collegiate Nursing Education."
    The University of Texas at Austin / School of Nursing
    1700 Red River
    Austin, Texas 78701-1412
    Phone: Undergraduate Programs (512) 232-4780
    Phone: Graduate Programs (512) 471-7927
    E-mail: sar@mail.nur.utexas.edu
    http://www.utexas.edu/nursing/

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    University of Texas at El Paso / School of Nursing (BSN, MSN, DSN):"It is a great time to be a nurse!! But never in the 28 year history of the School of Nursing has the need for nurses been more pressing. The need for baccalaureate-prepared nurses, nurse practitioners, nurse educators, and nurse administrators has never been greater, and the UTEP School of Nursing is well positioned to meet this mission. In the past two years alone we have increased our grants from around $1.7 to over $8 million in funding. We have increased our undergraduate enrollment, and expanded the number of graduate programs to help meet this need for more nurses."
    University of Texas at El Paso
    1101 N. Campbell
    El Paso, TX 79902
    Phone: (915) 747-5000
    E-mail: taragoncampos@utep.edu
    http://academics.utep.edu/Default.aspx?alias=academics.utep.edu/nursing

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    University of Texas / Health Science Center at Houston (BSN, MSN, DNS):"Established in 1972, The University of Texas School of Nursing at Houston is ranked in the top ten percent of nursing schools in the country. Our campus is located in the Texas Medical Center, and School of Nursing students enjoy the resources of a distinguished Health Science Center combined with the expertise of the world's largest medical center. Our school offers a broad range of course work resulting in BSN, MSN, or DSN degrees. We also provide a wide variety of settings in which students and faculty can study, conduct research, and participate in clinical practice."
    University of Texas
    6901 Bertner
    Houston, TX 77030
    Phone: (1-800) 232-8876
    E-mail: soninfo@uth.tmc.edu
    http://son.uth.tmc.edu/

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    University of Texas - Pan American / Nursing Department (BSN, MSN):"The Nursing Department offers two programs: a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master of Science in Nursing. Each program is fully accredited from the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) for registered nurses was established in 1983, and the generic BSN program was initiated in Spring 1992. The Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) program with a clinical specialization in adult health was approved in 1993 and admitted its first students during Summer 1994. The MSN program has since added Family Practitioner and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner tracks. Both the BSN and MSN programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)."
    University of Texas - Pan American
    1201 West University Dr.
    Edinburg, Texas 78540
    Phone: (956) 381-3491 or Fax: (956) 381-2875
    E-mail: BSN Track: ssanchez@panam.edu or MSN Track: btucker@panam.edu
    http://www.panam.edu/dept/nursing/

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    University of Texas at Tyler / College of Nursing (BSN, MSN):"Baccalaureate education prepares students to practice as generalists. This level of education is based on core knowledge and clinical competency, applied through a unique blend of critical thinking and human caring in multiple settings. Health promotion, risk reduction, and disease management are the focus of the care provided. Graduate education is built upon the baccalaureate educational core elements, and enhances strong critical thinking and decision-making skills. The nurse with a master's degree is prepared as a visionary leader and manager to assume advanced roles in a variety of settings. Graduates are prepared to promote evolving practice patterns based on global perspectives, which requires a deep understanding of moral and ethical responsibility, human diversity, and social issues. Masters prepared nurses initiate and use research findings to enhance outcomes in their advanced practice settings. A sophisticated knowledge base of health care policy, organization, and financing is blended with the realities of the changing practice environment."
    University of Texas at Tyler
    3900 University Blvd.
    Tyler, TX 75799
    Phone: (903) 566-7000 or (903) 566-7320
    E-mail: nursingadmit@uttyler.edu
    http://www.uttyler.edu/nursing/philosophy.htm

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    University of the Incarnate Word / School of Nursing (BSN, RN to BSN, MSN):"The Nursing Program at the University of the Incarnate Word offers a generic baccalaureate nursing program (BSN) for students wishing to become registered nurses, an accelerated baccalaureate program (RN-BSN) for registered nurses who wish to earn a BSN, and a Masters program (MSN) for nurses who wish to advance their level of practice. The generic BSN program prepares graduates to take the licensure examination to become a Registered Nurse. The BSN program is planned as a five-semester program with 130 credits of study. Our program is approved by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas and fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The pass rate of our graduates on the licensure examination is consistently above the pass rate for the state."
    University of the Incarnate Word
    4301 Broadway
    San Antonio, Texas 78209
    Phone: (210) 829-6005 or (1-800) 749-WORD
    E-mail: BSN Track: cspan@universe.uiwtx.eduetnyre@universe.uiwtx.edu
    E-mail: RN to BSN Track: williajs@universe.uiwtx.eduetnyre@universe.uiwtx.edu
    E-mail: MSN Track: strickla@universe.uiwtx.eduetnyre@universe.uiwtx.edu
    http://www.uiw.edu/nursing/

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    Victoria College / Nursing Program (ADN, LVN to ADN):"We are located in the Golden Crescent area of Texas, approximately 2 hours from Houston, San Antonio, Austin, and Corpus Christi. We have offered the only Associate Degree Nursing Program in the area for the past 27 years.It is an exciting time to be part of the profession of nursing with many opportunities for committed, intelligent and caring people who want to make a difference in their community. The program is fully accredited by the NLNAC and meets the BNE requirements. It is a dynamic program with faculty members involved in exciting opportunities that keep classes and clinical experiences current, relevant, and often fun. The faculty is comprised of professional nurses with advanced degrees and a variety of clinical backgrounds."
    Victoria College
    2200 East Red River
    Victoria, TX 77901
    Phone: (361) 573-3291 or Fax: (361) 572-3850
    E-mail: leann.wagner@victoriacollege.edu
    http://www.vc.cc.tx.us/dept/adn/index.html

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    Weatherford College / Nursing Program (ADN, LVN to ADN):"The Associate Degree Nursing program is a curriculum comprised of classroom, laboratory, and clinical learning experiences. The course of study is comprised of 71 semester credit hours and is designed to prepare the graduate as a beginning generalist practitioner, functioning as a provider of care, coordinator of care, and as a member of the profession. Registered nurses prepared at the associate degree level possess a high degree of technical nursing skills and apply scientific principles to all nursing care. Graduates of an associate degree nursing program may continue their education at a four-year university to earn a bachelor."
    Weatherford College
    225 College Park Drive
    Weatherford, TX 76086
    Phone: (817) 594-5471 ext 309 or (800) 287-5471
    http://www.wc.edu/programs/alliedhealth/adn/

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    West Texas A&M University / Division of Nursing(BSN, RN to BSN, MSN):"As an integral part of its parent institution, the Division of Nursing is committed to serving as the principal academic center for baccalaureate and graduate nursing education for the rural, multi-state region surrounding Canyon and Amarillo. Our mission is to educate nurses who are caring, informed, responsible, creative and articulate decision makers who critically think, appreciate diversity, demonstrate high standards of professional character and are professionally competitive.
    West Texas A&M University
    WT PO Box 60969
    Canyon TX 79016
    Phone: (806) 651-2630
    E-mail: BSN Track: hreyes@mail.wtamu.edu
    E-mail: RN to BSN Track: pmclain@mail.wtamu.edu
    E-mail: MSN Track: jhayes@mail.wtamu.edu
    http://www.wtamu.edu/academic/anns/nur/AboutUs.htm

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    "UTHSCSA Center for Distance Learning & Telehealth: The Center for Distance Learning and Telehealth coordinates activities in the areas for all schools on the UTHSCSA campus including the School of the Allied Health, the Dental School, the School of Biomedical Science, the Medical School and the Nursing School."
    http://www.utsystem.edu/DistanceEdOffices.htm

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    University of Texas Medical Branch School of Nursing @ Galveston:
    http://www.son.utmb.edu/

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Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS):"Welcome to the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS). Throughout this website, we are pleased to share with you some of the exciting and rewarding opportunities that await you at CGFNS. We hold strong to the values of excellence, which have sustained CGFNS for almost a quarter of a century. As we enter the new millennium, this is a critical time for the nation, for health professionals and for our organization and its divisions, the International Commission on Healthcare Professions (ICHP), the International Consulting and Educational Service (ICE), and the International Consultants of Delaware, Inc. (ICD). We are privileged to be in the public policy arena, helping to ensure that United States immigration policy is objective and effective."
Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools
3600 Market Street, Suite 400
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2651 USA
Business Office: (215) 222-8454
Applicant Inquiries: (215) 349-8767
Facsimile: (215) 662-0425
Telex: 402409 CGFNS PHA
Cable: CGFNS, Philadelphia, USA
E-mail: info@cgfns.org
http://www.cgfns.org/

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NursePass.com:"NursePass.com is the first of its kind website dedicated to assisting nurses, employers and recruiters with the nurse immigration process online."
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The Nursing School Adviser, Paying for Your Nursing Education, Petersons.com:"The expense of attending college is considerable and is increasing each year at a rate faster than most other products and services. In fact, the cost of a nursing education at a public four-year college can be more than $14,000 per year, including tuition, fees, books, room and board, transportation, and miscellaneous expenses. The cost at a private college or university, at either the graduate or the undergraduate level, can be more than $30,000 per year."
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News media can obtain a copy of the AACN report by contacting the AACN Office of Public Affairs at 202-463-6930, x231, or dmezibov@aacn.nche.edu.
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University of Salford School of Nursing (UK):"The School of Nursing is proud of its roots in the local health service and today retains close links with local NHS Trusts. The School works closely with clinicians from these Trusts and NHS purchasers of training in the planning, implementation and evaluation of sound educational and training programmes and provides an extensive mix of clinical experiences for students within general hospital, community, and specialist units in both the NHS and private sector organisations. The main purpose of the School of Nursing is to offer a range of high quality education and training programmes for nurses which will enable them to promote healthy living and to maintain and develop quality care for their patients and clients. A fundamental objective is to produce nurses who are capable of adopting a reflective approach to practice, question orthodoxy and develop and evaluate new approaches to care to provide a cost-effective quality service to be able to cope with rapid technical, managerial, social and professional change. University of Salford, Salford, Greater Manchester M5 4WT, UK. TELEPHONE +44 (0)161 295 5000
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