Kickstart your Healthcare Career!

Kickstart your Healthcare Career!

Get Started with Lamson’s 12-month Vocational Nursing Program

Are you interested in a career in the growing field of healthcare? Have you considered a career as a nurse? Lamson Institute now offers a Vocational Nursing diploma program designed to prepare you for a career as a vocational nurse. Lamson’s new Vocational Nursing diploma program can be completed in as few as 12 months, and graduates are prepared for the NCLEX-PN licensure examination by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN). If you are ready to pursue a healthcare career, Lamson’s new Vocational Nursing program may be a great choice for you! Enrollment is open now! 

Nursing is a profession that requires great heart, deep compassion, and a high level of commitment. Vocational nurses (VNs) play an integral role in the healthcare field, promoting health, preventing illness, and caring for all individuals. Vocational Nurses (also known as practical nurses) work closely with doctors, physicians, and registered nurses to provide hands-on care directly to patients. As a licensed vocational nurse, you will be responsible for providing direct medical care for sick, injured, or convalescing patients. 

In Lamson’s Vocational Nursing diploma program, students learn to work as a part of an interdisciplinary healthcare team in selected healthcare settings with individuals, families and communities across the life span. Students learn how to promote wellness, provide safe, empathetic care, and provide care in a culturally sensitive manner. Designed to be completed in as few as 12 months, the 72.5 quarter-credit program includes a combination of classroom instruction and hands-on application so that students learn both the theoretical knowledge and practical skills they need to be successful in their future position, including the communication and interpersonal skills that are necessary for patient care. In Lamson’s Vocational Nursing program, students learn how to 

  • Measure and record vital signs
  • Administer medications and injections
  • Start and monitor IVs
  • Bladder catheterization
  • Collect laboratory specimens
  • Record information in electronic health records
  • Work with RNs in the care of acutely ill patients
  • Assist older adults with activities of daily living

Lamson’s program provides hands-on training from experienced, professional faculty, and classes are limited in size so that students receive personalized attention and support. Upon completion of the Vocational Nursing program, students are prepared to sit for the NCLEX-PN licensure examination by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN)

Lamson is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET) and by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) as a branch location of the Institute for Business and Technology, Santa Clara, California. Accreditation guarantees students, faculty and the public that the programs at Lamson meet objective and rigorous third-party standards of educational practices. 

A career as a vocational nurse offers you the potential for a career in which you can help others and be proud of what you do. If you are ready to get started in your career as a licensed vocational nurse, Lamson’s 12-month LVN program can provide you with the training you need to test for professional licensure. Located in San Antonio, Texas, Lamson Institute is an excellent choice for your healthcare training! Don’t wait any longer - LVN classes are enrolling now! Give Lamson a call at 210-729-5699 today, and get started on your way to making your career goals a reality!