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Vocational Nursing

Achieve a Diploma in as few as 13 months*

Learn the Fundamentals of Patient Care

  • Learn foundational skills to care for patients from birth to the elder years.
  • Program includes NCLEX-PN review to help you prepare for the licensure exam.
  • Daytime 13-month program or evening available at both our Dallas and Grand Prairie locations.
  • Evening/weekend 21-month program available at our Grand Prairie location.

Program Overview

Train to become an important member of the health care team—and to qualify to pursue roles in a variety of health care settings. Licensed vocational nurses (LVNs) provide basic care to patients under the supervision of registered nurses (RNs) and physicians.

LVNs may do a little of everything: helping feed new babies, changing bandages in acute care, keeping chemotherapy patients comfortable during treatment, or helping older patients dress. They also update patient charts and communicate important information to the rest of the health care team.

Take the Next Step Now

Think you’d love to work as a vocational nurse? Contact Concorde in Dallas today to learn if our program can help you get there!

Get Started

Have an Associate Degree in Healthcare?
Currently Licensed Dental Hygienist?
Currently a Licensed Surgical Technologist?
Currently a Registered Nurse (RN)?
Currently a LDA or RDA?


Vocational Nursing Curriculum

Concorde’s vocational nursing diploma teaches the knowledge and skills you need to prepare to serve patientswith a wide range of conditions and needs. You’ll learn practical skills for taking vital signs, inserting catheters and more in the classroom. Then, you’ll apply those skills during clinical experience in a variety of real-world settings.

  • Foundations of Nursing
  • Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Introduction to Medical-Surgical Nursing
  • Mental Health Nursing Care
  • NCLEX Review
  • Pharmacology

Career Outlook

Job Outlook

Job growth for LVNs looks strong, thanks to growing demand for health care nationally.


Financial Aid

Financial Aid

As part of our commitment to your success, Concorde ensures that you have access to comprehensive information and guidance in navigating the financial aid process. Concorde offers financial aid and scholarship programs to those who qualify.


Accreditation and Licensure

The Vocational Nursing program has been granted full approval by the Texas Board of Nursing (BON). Texas Board of Nursing: 333 Guadalupe Street, Suite 3-460, Austin, TX 78701; 512-305-7400;