The Central Texas College (CTC) extension campus in Brady, TX will begin testing for admittance to its vocational nursing program this month. The one-year program involves 12 months of study beginning in late August and consists of 53 credit hours to be completed in three semesters.
Test dates for the Nursing Entrance Test (NET) are February 24, March 16, March 31, April 7, April 21 and May 4. The exam will be administered at the CTC Brady campus nursing classroom beginning at 8:30 a.m. on each test date. The exam fee is $20 and must be paid in advance to secure a test time. The fee must be mailed along with the tester’s name, address and daytime phone number to CTC Vocational Nursing, P.O. Box 1150, Brady, TX 76825. Checks or money orders should be made payable to Central Texas College Testing.
In addition to successful completion of the NET, applicants will also need to pass a Texas Higher Education Assessment-type test, complete a background check and complete the required immunizations and physical. Anyone who has passed the NET in the last five years and are not enrolled in the vocational nursing program will not have to repeat the NET.
Classroom instruction will be conducted at the Heart of Texas Memorial Hospital. Clinical instruction takes place at the Heart of Texas Memorial Hospital and the Nursing Homes in Brady. Upon graduation from the CTC Vocational nursing program, students will receive a certificate of completion and become candidates for the State Board Licensing Examination. The candidate who successfully passes the State Board Examination may practice as a Licensed Vocational Nurse. The Vocational Nursing Program is approved by the Board of Nurse Examiners of the State of Texas.
For more information about the CTC Vocational Nursing Program in Brady, please visit www.ctcd.edu/nursing_brady/index.htm online or contact the program coordinator at (325) 597-2901, ext. 3978 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.