Lamson Institute of San Antonio, Texas has announced they will begin offering a new Vocational Nursing diploma program. In addition to the vocational nursing program, Lamson Institute also offers training programs for careers in healthcare, information technology, and the trades, including HVAC/R technology, cloud computing/cybersecurity, and medical assisting.
Lamson Institute specializes in training students for professional certification for in-demand careers. There is an increasing demand for medical professionals including LVNs in the San Antonio, Texas- metropolitan area, and in Texas, from 2018-2028, demand for Licensed Vocational Nurses is projected to grow 11%, creating a projected 6,770 annual employment openings (careeronestop.org). Lamson’s new Vocational Nursing program will add to Lamson’s profile of programs that cater to students motivated to enter in-demand healthcare careers in entry-level positions.
Lamson’s new Vocational Nursing diploma program is enrolling now. 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. In Lamson’s Vocational Nursing program, students learn how to measure and record vital signs, administer medications and injections, initiate and assess IV sites, collect laboratory specimens, record information in electronic health records, work with a multitude of varying interdisciplinary team members in the care of patients in various stages of life and disease processes to maintain optimal health and functioning within their activities of daily living. Students will also develop the communication and interpersonal skills that are necessary for patient care and patient teaching; while also developing the critical thinking skills necessary for continuous monitoring of changes in patient conditions that require intervention.
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. To learn more about the new Vocational Nursing program at Lamson, please visit the https://lamson.edu/programs/vocational-nursing/. To learn more about Lamson Institute, visit their website at https://lamson.edu.
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