Category: Nursing


Nursing at Coastal Bend College

Nursing is a dynamic and constantly changing profession. The ability to encompass care of individuals, families, communities and populations requires a strong commitment to study in the field of nursing. It is our commitment to prepare graduates to provide safe,…

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CBC Pleasanton Nursing Instructor Appointed to Texas Board of Nursing by Governor Abbott

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Carol Kay Hawkins-Garcia, L.V.N., R.N. to the Texas Board of Nursing for terms set to expire on January 31, 2025. Carol Kay Hawkins-Garcia, L.V.N., R.N. is a vocational nursing instructor and assistant professor at Coastal…

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CBC’s Nursing Department Accepting Applications for Spring LVN to RN Bridge Program

The Coastal Bend College (CBC) Nursing Education Department is providing interested students with an LVN to RN Bridge Program option online. Students who have already obtained their licensed vocational nursing (LVN) level I certificate will have the opportunity to gain…

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Vocational Nursing Night Classes in Pleasanton

The CBC Vocational Nursing Program teaches the skills needed to become a Licensed Vocational Nurse.  The Nighttime LVN program is 16 months, enrollment varies per cohort, and classes are from 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm Tuesday thru Friday and varied hours…

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100% Pleasanton Vocational Nursing Pass Rate on NCLEX

The May 2019 graduates of the Coastal Bend College (CBC) nursing program in Pleasanton was perfect! One hundred percent of the vocational nurse candidates passed the NCLEX (National Council Licensure Examination) on their first attempt – a special achievement. This…

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