Health Occupations

Nurses working on patient
NOTICE
Contact Information

Department Chair
Ms. Carol Brockmeier

Interim Director, LVN-RN
Ms. Judith Berkley

Interim Director, VN
Ms. Ann Cowels

Interim Director, PT
Ms. Marsha Oliver

Director, NA
Ms. Karen Brown

Division Chair
Ms. Janice Morgan

Senior Office Coordinator
Ms. Beverly Gaitan

Administrative/Program Support
Mr. Mark Zamzow

Faculty contacts click here

Heath Occupations Student Handbook

Health Occupations Handbook
(Spring 2015)

Eligibility

Attention Prospective Vocational Nursing Program Students:

As of 11/16/15 the Health Occupations Department will no longer be considering the TEAS-V Score during the admissions process. 

  The use of the TEAS score will remain for the Registered Nursing (LVN-RN) Program.

  The 2018-2019 cohort application for VN Program and PT Program will be available in October 2017. The 2016-2017 cohort application period is closed.

  The next application period for the  LVN-RN Program opens in February 1, 2017; closes March 10, 2017.

  For more information please attend an informational session. Dates for informational sessions are located on the Information Sheets.

License Examination Pass Rates For Mission College

Psychiatric Technician: Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians

LVNRN: Board of Registered Nursing (NCLEX)

Vocational Nursing: Board of Registered Nursing (NCLEX/PN)

Gainful Employment Certificates

Community Health Worker

Community Health Worker for Developmently Disabled

Vocational Nursing

Psychiatric Tech

Mission College offers several areas of study resulting in certificates, degrees, or licensure in the field of Health Occupations. These include Nursing Assistant (NA), Home Health Aide (HHA), Community Health Worker, Psychiatric Technician (PT), Vocational Nursing (VN), and Registered Nursing (LVN-RN) programs. Each program is unique with its own required prerequisites, course work, labs, and clinical studies.

No recency requirement for Science courses. Science courses are NOT required to be within 5 years. Beginning Spring 2015 entry into the PT and VN program will require a CNA certificate.

Policy Guidelines for Military Personnel Nursing Admission

Individuals who have held Military Health Care Occupations, specifically: Basic Medical Technician Corpsman (Navy HM or Air Force BMTCP), Army Health Care Specialist (68W Army Medic) or Air Force Independent Duty Medical Technician (IMDT 4N0X1C) may choose between two acceptance options at Mission College Health Occupations Programs. For more information click here.

Health Occupations (HO): CNA HHA

The Summer 2017 application period for Nursing Assistant program opens February 15, 2017. Application is due March 15, 2017; an application received after March 15, 2017 will still be accepted and the applicant name will be placed on the wait list. The application is due in-person in Gillmor Center, Room 235. See "Nursing Assistant Program Application" - link below.

Nursing Assistant Program & Dates (Info. Sheet)

Nursing Assistant Information Session - PowerPoint Summer 2017

Nursing Assistant Program Application Summer 2017

Nursing Assistant Program Medical/Orientation Packet Summer 2017

Nursing Assistant Program Theory & Clinical Schedule Spring 2017

Nursing Assistant Program Theory & Clinical Schedule Summer 2017

Nursing Assistant Program Theory & Clinical Schedule Fall 2017

Nursing Assistant Program Text Books

HO Certificates
Nurse Assistant Level I
Home Health Aide Level II

HO Course Descriptions

Community Health Worker (CHW)

CHW Program and Dates

Community Health Degrees and Certificates
Associate in Science - Community Health Worker
Associate in Science - Community Health Worker For The Developmentally Disabled
Certificate of Achievement - Community Health Worker
Certificate of Achievement - Community Health Worker For The Developmentally Disabled

Health Education

HEd Course Descriptions

Psychiatric Technician (PT)

Applicants for 2018 - 2019 program:

The 2018-2019 cohort application for PT program will be available in October 2017; please check back for update(s).

PT Program and Dates (Info. Sheet)

Psychiatric Technician Degrees and Certifications
Associate in Science - Psychiatric Technician
Certificate of Achievement - Psychiatric Technician

Vocational Nurse (VN)

Applicants for 2018 - 2019 program:

The 2018-2019 cohort application for VN program will be available in October 2017; please check back for update(s).

VN Program and Dates (Info. Sheet)

VN Associate of Science

Registered Nursing (LVN-RN) Program

Applicants for 2017 - 2018 program:

The 2017-2018 cohort application for LVN-RN program is closed.

The 2018-2019 cohort application will be available online February 2018.

The next Information Session for the LVN-RN program will be
on Monday, April 17, 2017 at 2:00 PM in Room GC-225;
no registration required.

Application for Registered Nursing (LVN-RN) Program 2017/2018 (Application)

Registered Nursing (LVN-RN) Program and Dates (Info. Sheet)

Registered Nursing (LVN-RN) Program Information (Webpage)

Registered Nursing (LVN-RN) Program Orientation Packet (Fall 2016 Cohort)

LVN-RN Course Descriptions