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Nursing Education actions--April 2013 board meeting.

Reviewed Reports on:

Status of Inquiries, Proposals, and Approval Status of New Nursing Education Programs; Status of Programs with Sanctions; Communication Activities with Nursing Education Programs; and 2012 NCLEX-PN* Examination Pass Rates.

Approved Reports of Regular Survey Visits:

Angelina College Associate Degree Nursing Education Program in Lufkin;

Angelina College Vocational Nursing Education Program in Lufkin;

Laredo Community College Vocational Nursing Education Program in Laredo; and

Texarkana College Vocational Nursing Education Program in Texarkana.

* Approved addendum request to an innovative pilot project:

Collin County Community College Associate Degree Nursing Education Program in McKinney, Texas

Project Among a Group of Associate Degree Nursing Education Programs for An Innovative Professional Nursing Education Program Approach Using Concept-Based Instruction.

* Changed Program Approval Status from Initial to Full Approval:

Fortis Institute Vocational Nursing Education Program in Grand Prairie;

Teamwork Services Vocational Nursing Education Program in Grand Prairie; and

The College of Health Care Professions Vocational Nursing Education Program in Houston.

* Changed Program Approval Status from Full with Warning to Full Approval:

Clarendon College Vocational Nursing Education Program in Pampa; and

Valley Grande Institute Vocational Nursing Education Program in Weslaco.

* Changed Program Approval Status from Full with Warning to Conditional:

Platt College Vocational Nursing Education Program in Dallas; and

Universal Health Services School of Vocational Education--Vocational Nursing Education Program in Fort Worth.

* Granted Initial Approval to Establish a New Baccalaureate Degree Nursing Education Program:

University of Texas of the Permian Basin in Odessa

* Granted Initial Approval to Establish a New Associate Degree Nursing Education Program:

Cisco College in Abilene; and Concorde Career College in Dallas.

* Granted Initial Approval to Establish a New Family Nurse Practitioner Program:

Texas State University St. David's School of Nursing in Round Rock

* Withdrew program approval:

Midland College Vocational Nursing Education Program in Midland

* Approved request to establish an extension site/campus:

Midland College Vocational Nursing Education Program in Fort Stockton

* Approved report of follow-up survey visit:

Wayland Baptist University Baccalaureate Degree Nursing Education Program in San Antonio

* Approved a policy regarding timeline for newly approved programs to begin

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Publication:Texas Board of Nursing Bulletin
Article Type:Conference notes
Geographic Code:1U7TX
Date:Jul 1, 2013
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