LVN to ADN


Program Summary

This transition program is an upward educational mobility option for LVN's currently licensed in the State of Texas who maintain good standing with the Texas Board of Nursing (LVN) or the Texas Department of State Health Services (Paramedic) and meets all the selection criteria as defined by the Hill College Professional Nursing Program.

The first course, RNSG 1327 Transition from Vocational to Professional Nursing, is a 5-6 week nursing course designed to evaluate the selected LVN's theory base in nursing content and skills as well as introduce nursing theory not presented in the traditional vocational nursing curricula. Successful of this first course progresses the student to the next semester of student in this integrated curricula for ADN Transition students.

The second semester contains content and clinical learning experiences associated with comprehensive nursing care of diverse clients/patients across the life span with complex health care needs including childhood/adolescent diseases, complicated perinatal care, acute mental illness, complex perioperative care, serious adult health medical issues and health concerns related to aging.

The third semester provides content and clinical learning experiences to prepare the student to apply client assessment skills, critical thinking skills and independent nursing interventions to care for diverse clients/families throughout the life span whose health care needs may be difficult to predict. Topics include nursing leadership skills, client/patient management skills, trends in nursing and health care issues, legal and ethical concerns and the significance of continued professional development.

Program locations:

Hill County Campus (Odd Year Entry)
Johnson County Campus (Even Year Entry)



The Hill College LVN - ADN Transition Nursing Program is a 11 month Associate of Applied Science degree that offers hands-on training that will prepare the students for licensure examination with the Texas Board of Nursing.

Program locations:

Hill County Campus - Summer (odd year) entry
Johnson County Campus - Summer (even year) entry


Sampling of Classes

Anatomy
Clinical
Health and Illness
Lifespan Growth & Development
Integrated Client Care Management
Maternal Neonatal
Microbiology
Nutrition
Pharmacology
Pediatrics

Please note that additional admission procedures are required for nursing programs.*

General Information
HILLSBORO
(254) 659-7920

CLEBURNE
(817) 760-5921

Interim Associate Degree Nursing Coordinator
Lori Moseley, MSN, RN
Dean of Instruction, Health and Community Services

lmoseley@hillcollege.edu  Office Hours
(254) 659-7921 or (817) 760-5920

Faculty
Jan "Olivia" Sanders-Patrick, MNA, RN, 254-659-7982, jsanders-patrick@hillcollege.edu Office Hours
Chad Schoen, MSN, RN, 817-760-5928, cschoen@hillcollege.edu Office Hours
Pam Miller, BSN, WHNP, 817-760-5923, pmiller@hillcollege.edu Office Hours
Teresa Hamilton, MSN, RN, 817-760-5923, thamilton@hillcollege.edu Office Hours

Administrative Support
Julie Britton, (817) 760-5921, jbritton@hillcollege.edu, Office Hours
Teresa Palinkas, (254) 659-7920, tpalinkas@hillcollege.edu, Office Hours



Health and Community Services Application

Click here to apply

LVN-ADN Nursing Education Plan and selection requirements

Sciences must be within 5 years of the posted deadline date.

Program Location:
         Hill County Campus - Summer Entry 2019

Important deadline date
Application and supporting documents:  March 21, 2019
Entrance testing:  TEAS Test must be completed by Noon March 20, 2019.

TEAS proficiency preparedness level of 58.7% or higher in each level – Reading, Math, Science, English and Language Usage. 

Teas test cost:  $70.00.  Schedule and pay at www.atitesting.com.  
After you have scheduled your test date you will need present a photo ID at the Hill College Testing Center on the day of your test.

Click here to apply

LVN-ADN Nursing Education Plan and selection requirements

Sciences must be within 5 years of the posted deadline date.

Program Location:
         Johnson County Campus - Summer Entry 2018

Important deadline date
Application and supporting documents:  March 21, 2018
Entrance testing:  HESI Test must be completed by Noon March 20, 2018.

HESI testing requirement:  Math 70%; Reading 80%, A&P 80%.  Critical Thinking: 800

**Beginning March 22, 2018 the Nursing department will begin using the TEAS Test.  Passing requirements:  Proficiency preparedness level of 58.7% or higher in each level – Reading, Math, Science, English and Language Usage. 
Teas test cost:  $70.00. ** 

Program Information

Hill College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees.

Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Hill College.

Texas Board of Nursing: Approved Professional Nursing Education Programs

Texas Board of Nursing granted the Hill College Professional Nursing Program full approval status. 

Texas Board of Nursing RN (Registered Nurse) pass rates for last 5 years

2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
83% 100 % 84.62% 66.67% 71.43 %