Central Texas College (CTC) announced it will soon administer the entrance exam for its vocational nursing program at the CTC Brady Extension Campus. Testing dates for the Health Education System, Inc. (HESI) A2 test will be established as groups of applicants complete the following requirements.
To register for the HESI A2, applicants must submit documentation of their TSI-exempt status, or passing scores from the THEA (TASP), ACT ASSET, ACCUPLACER or COMPASS test. Payment ($30) is required in advance to secure a test time and checks or money orders should be made payable to Central Texas College Testing. The fee along with the applicant’s name, address, daytime phone number and e-mail address should be sent to CTC Vocational Nursing, P.O. Box 1150, Brady, TX 76825.
Tests will be administered in groups of three applicants who will be assigned the next available test date as they apply. The HESI A2 test will be given in the CTC nursing computer lab/library in Brady as scheduled. Anyone needing to make major travel plans should contact the school for specific information.
More information about the testing process and the vocational nursing program are available at online at www.ctcd.edu/nursing_brady/index.htm. Applicants may also contact the program coordinator, Martha Williams, at 325-597-2901 ext. 3978 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The CTC vocational nursing program is a one-year program involving 12 months of study beginning in late August and consisting of 53 credit hours to be completed in three semesters. 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 long-term care facility in Brady. In addition, students travel to Brownwood three days a week from January to June for clinical experience at the Brownwood Regional Medical Center.
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.