Cisco nursing program graduates hopeful the 2-year program will be resurrected - KTXS

A group of future nurses who enrolled in Cisco College's Associate Nursing Degree program were dealt a blow in January 2012.


"Cisco College is expecting to be approved by the Board of Nursing April 18th for the LVN to RN Program. We have been working on this innovative Concept Based Curriculum which will be the first in the state which allows students to utilize their critical thinking skills . Once we receive approval of the program we plan on admitting a cohort of 35 students starting this fall. The partnership with Texas Tech University Health Science Center and Cisco College will allow for a smoother transition for the LVN to receive their Associate Degree then transition on to the BSN Program with Texas Tech."

Read the full story >>

Related Stories

TTUHSC’s Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Hosts Student Research Week

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences hosted its 34th Annual Student Research Week March 8-11.

TTUHSC Researcher Receives NIH Grant to Study Vulnerabilities in Specific Cancer Types

The National Cancer Institute awarded a five-year, $1.9 million grant to C. Patrick Reynolds, M.D., Ph.D., director for the School of Medicine Cancer Center at TTUHSC.

The Hype Around Artificial Intelligence

Richard Greenhill, DHA, FISQua, FACHE, discusses the hype and reality surrounding AI in healthcare.

Recent Stories


Living with Dysphagia

Dysphagia is a swallowing disorder that affects a person’s ability to eat or drink, affecting between 300,000 and 700,000 people in the United States each year.


Equip Yourself with Lifesaving Skills – Know How to Stop the Bleed During National Stop the Bleed Month

Brittany Bankhead, M.D., an assistant professor of surgery for the Division of Trauma, Burns and Critical Care at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, said life-threatening bleeding can happen in everyday scenarios.


TTUHSC Celebrates Completion of Physician Assistant Building Expansion

TTUHSC celebrated the completion of the School of Health Professions Physician Assistant Program expansion May 16 with a ceremonial ribbon cutting.