RN Bridge Program

PROPOSED RN Bridge Program

Proposed Pre-Requisites

Anatomy and Physiology I
Grade “C” or better in the past five years

Anatomy and Physiology II
Grade “C” or better in the past five years

Grade “C” or better in the past five years

General Psychology
Grade “C” or better in the past five years

English Composition I
Grade “C” or better in the past five years

General Education
One course in social/behavioral sciences; mathematics; fine arts; humanities)
Grade “C” or better in the past five years

*VNI offers these courses

Active, unencumbered LVN license in Texas upon applying to the bridge program

One year (12 months) of experience as an LVN -evidence working at least 75% of the time (submit resume)

Must be able to meet the health requirements and job duties of a Registered Nurse (See Catalog)Cumulative GPA on pre-licensure LVN/LPN program of 2.5 or above (submit an official transcript with application)

Criminal History cleared through the TBON- a blue card or declaratory order required before the first day of class

Must pass a urine drug test upon acceptance and continue to pass random tests while enrolled

Immunization Records- these will be submitted once accepted into the program. Students will receive instructions on how to present their immunizations. Students are also required to provide needed additional enrollment documents as outlined in the School Catalog.

Length of Program: 13 months

Semesters: Three Semesters

Estimated Start Date: TBD

Estimated Enrollment Deadline: 8/1/2024

Proposed Tuition: TBD

Down Payment: TBD

Monthly Tuition Fee: TBD

Title IV Financial Aid will not be available for the first class; programs must be in place one year before the Department of Education providing the opportunity for applications into the system.

Workforce Solution- VNI is a partner with workforce for students to apply if they meet eligibility requirements

Sallie Mae- private loan available, click on Financial tab

Class Schedule: Tues/Thurs 8-4:30 pm

Hybrid proposal: VNI is requesting a hybrid program where some classes will be 100% remote.

Students will need to have wifi, laptop or PC, camera, and audio available from home.