Licensed Vocational Nursing Program in Tyler County

Since 1960, our LVN school has graduated 1,380 licensed vocational nurses!

Tyler County Hospital School of Vocational Nursing

Twelve-month program
Equal opportunity educational program

The program consists of three levels:

Level ISixteen (16) weeks with a major concentration in classroom lectures and demonstrations, coordinated with beginning clinical experiences in Woodville, Lufkin, Jasper, and Livingston.
Levels II & IIIThirty-six (36) weeks of increased clinical experience coordinated with clinical post conferences and fewer classroom hours.

 

 

Level I:

Weeks 1-7:  Classroom Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Weeks 8-16:  Eight (8) hour Clinicals Monday and Tuesday.  Classroom Wednesday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Level II:

Weeks 18-21:  Eight (8) hour Clinicals – Monday and Tuesday.  Classroom Wednesday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Weeks 22-32:  Twelve (12) hour Clinicals – Monday and Tuesday.  Classroom Wednesday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Level III:

Weeks 33-46:  Twelve (12) hour Clinicals – Monday and Tuesday. Classroom Thursday and Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Weeks 47-49:  Classroom Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:15 p.m. until graduation.

Clinical hours will vary according to the assigned location.

(Weeks are approximate and may adjust as needed)

Qualifications for Admission:

  1. At least 18 years old
  2. High School Graduate or GED
  3. Pass a Drug Screen
  4. TEAS test scores within the last year
  5. Pass a background check for Tyler County Hospital as well as the Texas Board of Nursing

Application

Accepted each year from April 1 until 4:00 pm last Friday of July.  They may be dropped off at the LVN School Administration Office or mailed to:

ATTN:  LVN School

1100 W. Bluff, Woodville, Texas 75979

409-283-6460 or 409-283-6462

Pre-Entrance Exam

  1. Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) is offered at the Nursing School at least 3 times per year
  2. Maximum of seventy-two (72) student are accepted, including at least 15 Tyler County residents

Selection

  1. Top 72 test scores; alternates are also selected
  2. Texas State Board of Nursing and Tyler County Hospital criminal background checks

Tuition and Fees (subject to change):

  1. Tuition currently $6,500
  2. Additional fees due with tuition – $1000
  3. Textbooks,  uniforms, license fees, test fees, etc. during the year approximately $2,000

Financial Aid

  1. Government grants NOT accepted
  2. Texas Workforce Commission for qualifying students
  3. VA Benefits – for veterans and/or their spouses.  We do not accept the Hazelwood Act.

    The application period is currently closed

    Community

    We may be small but we care Big. Quality Healthcare Close to Home!

    The Tyler County Hospital Family Medical Clinic proudly serves our community. No appointment is necessary for sick and acute care only. Routine healthcare visits are available by appointment. TCH Family Medical Clinic is open Monday - Friday from 8 am - 5:00 pm and Saturday 8 am-4:00 pm. Most insurance accepted!