South Plains College
1401 S. College Ave.
Levelland, Texas 79336
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Nursing Programs OfferedADN Programs
ADN Program Details
The Associate Degree Nursing program is a two-year curriculum. The course of study is comprised of 71 semester credit hours and is designed to prepare graduates who are accountable, responsible beginning practitioners, and able to give direct patient care in a variety of health care settings. Students completing this curriculum receive the Associate of Applied Science degree and are eligible to apply to take the State Board Exam (NCLEX) for Registered Nurse Licensure. The ADN program is accredited by the following: Texas Board of Nursing and the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 500, Atlanta Georgia 30336, 404-975-5000.
LPN Program Details
Offered at the Levelland Campus, the SPC Reese Center, and the Plainview Extension Center.
The Vocational Nursing program is designed to prepare individuals interested in the nursing profession to practice as licensed vocational nurses. Clinical experience is provided through affiliations with several area health care facilities.
Satisfactory completion of the 12-month curriculum with a minimum grade of "C" in all course work entitles the student to receive a Certificate of Proficiency. The student is then eligible to apply to write the State Board licensure examination.
The Vocational Nursing program reserves the right to change the curriculum and program policies as deemed necessary for the maintenance of a high quality education. Policies regarding admissions, advanced placement, dismissal, probation, class and clinical attendance, insurance, grading and readmission are available in the Vocational Nursing Student Handbook.
This program is approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and the Texas Board of Nursing.