School of Nursing Officially Begins Second Amarillo Program
With the beginning of the spring semester in January, the TTUHSC School of Nursing officially opened its Veteran to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (VBSN) program on the Amarillo campus.
With the beginning of the spring semester in January, the TTUHSC School of Nursing officially opened its Veteran to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (VBSN) program on the Amarillo campus. The VBSN program provides a new and accelerated degree path to earning a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing for armed services veterans who have prior military medical training and experience.
The program is open to veterans from all branches of the service and is designed to build upon their education and experience using a system of assessment that allows for advanced placement in the curriculum based upon demonstration of knowledge and skill. This accelerated 12-month program has web-based classes with clinical instruction guided by an assigned clinical preceptor and nursing clinical faculty.
This is the second program offered by the School of Nursing’s Amarillo campus. The school’s Second Degree BSN program offers a bachelor’s degree in nursing to persons who have earned a bachelor’s degree in any other field and meet certain admissions requirements. This 12-month accelerated alternate-entry BSN program uses new technologies in clinical competence assessment and a web-based curriculum.
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