Joe G. Davis School of Vocational Nursing

 

**The Joe G. Davis School of Vocational Nursing will accept applications for the 2015 School Year during the month of May 2014.

 

One of the best kept secrets in Walker County is Huntsville Memorial Hospital’s nursing school. The Joe G. Davis School of Vocational Nursing is a one-year, hospital-based program which prepares students to take the Vocational Nursing Licensure Examination in order to become a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN).

 

The program is accredited, surveyed and reviewed by the Texas Board of Nursing.

 

The HMH School of Vocational Nursing was established in April 1966, with the first class enrolled in September 1966 and graduating in August 1967. In 1977, the school was renamed the Huntsville Memorial Hospital Joe G. Davis School of Vocational Nursing in memory of Joe G. Davis, a member of the HMH Board of Trustees from 1945 to 1972.

 

 

 

The school requires the following to be submitted with a legible, fully completed and signed school application:

 

  • Official High School transcript or GED
  • Official college transcript, if applicable
  • Driverís license photo
  • Basic Math
  • Basic English
  • Basic Anatomy and Physiology

After submitting an application, all students will be required to complete pre-entrance testing and ones will be chosen from the top 15% of testers to return for an interview.

 

 

 

The program requires the following to be submitted at the time of your scheduled interview.

  • Nursing Questionnaire
  • Release Forms

 

The program requires the following before attending school:

 

  • Completed FBI fingerprinting
  • Cleared background check from the Texas Board of Nursing
  • Basic math course
  • Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology course
  • American Heart Association Healthcare provider CPR Certification Card
  • Current Vaccination records (TB, TD, MMR, Flu and Hepatitis B series)
  • Texas Workforce submission date, application and voucher (If applicable)
  • Health History Screening Form
  • Physical Examination Form
  • Any additional paperwork, as deemed necessary by school faculty
  • $7500.00 tuition must be paid to the Huntsville Memorial Hospital Cashier no later than two (2) weeks before the first day of school.

 

 

 

Additional estimated expenses for non school affiliated vendors may cost up to $2500.00.

 

  • Faculty designated Textbooks.
  • Faculty designated Uniforms.
  • FBI Fingerprinting Fee (Must complete as soon as designated by school faculty).
  • Board of Nursing Application Fee.
  • ATI Testing Fee.

 

Our smaller class structure allows the faculty to provide more effective, one-on-one training to the students.

 

In the beginning of the program, students spend 8 hours a day in a classroom setting. The successful completion of this period of study is marked at a Capping Ceremony where students are given their nurses cap.

 

 

After the Capping Ceremony, students then begin clinical training at multiple clinical sites. Successful completion of the Joe G. Davis LVN program and graduation ceremony, allows students to take the Vocational Nursing Licensure Examination through the Texas Board of Nursing. You must pass the Texas Board of Nursing exam to be certified as a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN0.

 

 

Since its inception, the Joe G. Davis School of Vocational Nursing program has graduated over 750 nurses, and many of the program's graduates have joined the HMH staff after graduation. The Joe G. Davis Vocational School of Nursing is proud to announce the 2015 class will be celebrating the schoolís 50th year of service.

 

For more information on the Joe G. Davis School of Vocational Nursing, contact the school directly at (936) 291-4545 or read our Frequently Asked Questions.  To fill out an application for the 2014 school year, open the following link, print it out, fill it out and mail it to the address indicated within the application.

 

Joe G. Davis School of Vocational Nursing - 2015 Application

 

 

 

 

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