Careers in Nursing
Nurses Change Lives
Nurses play an important role by working with collaborative teams, enjoy flexible work schedules and a wide range work environments.
With technology exploding in patient care, changes in healthcare policy, more accessibility to insurance, and a stronger emphasis on preventative healthcare, the time for nurses to play an even greater role in healthcare is now.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics registered nurse employment will be one of the fastest growing occupations in the medical industry through 2026.
Why FVI School Of Nursing?
Dedicated Success Coach to guide you on your nursing journey – At FVI School of Nursing we are invested in you — your education and your employment eligibility. After all, your success is our success. While in the Associate of Science in Nursing (ADN) or Practical Nursing (PN) program, you will have your own Success Coach who will focus exclusively on helping you achieve your academic and professional goals. Your coach will mentor and guide you from enrollment to graduation and will work closely with your academic advisors to support you in achieving your educational and career goals of becoming a nurse.
Extensive hands-on learning in skills lab, simulation and clinical environments – Nursing students supplement their classroom learning with comprehensive clinical exposure. You will have the opportunity to develop sound clinical judgment in the nursing skills lab, participate in real-life scenarios in the simulation lab and get hands-on training at licensed healthcare clinical sites throughout South Florida.
Highly experienced faculty and staff – FVI’s School of Nursing has highly qualified, experienced and caring faculty who are focused on individual attention to support your learning to achieve NCLEX success. Our staff has years of clinical experience in U.S. hospitals and healthcare systems.
Passion for educational excellence – Our faculty practice what they teach. Made up of leading practitioners in the healthcare field, they bring hands-on, real-world expertise, experience and dedication to the classroom. You’ll also receive individualized learning based on your strengths and weaknesses, as well as tutoring and mentoring.
Relationships with premier clinical sites and hiring partners – The best way to learn is by doing. The Associate of Science in Nursing and Practical Nursing programs includes a combination of classroom and clinical experiences that match students with leading healthcare facilities throughout South Florida. You’ll work with diverse patient populations to gain critical skills and experience that will allow you to succeed in your career.
FVI curriculum designed around NextGen NCLEX success on your first attempt – Our nursing curriculum is developed from the Next Generation NCLEX (NGN) blueprint. The curriculum is designed based on the Clinical Judgement Model and the skills and abilities needed for entry-level professional nurses. It has been designed to not only prepare you for the new demands of clinical practice, but also to prepare you to challenge the Next Generation NCLEX (NGN) on your first attempt!
Licensed and Accredited – Florida Vocational Institute/FVI School of Nursing opened in February 2007. Florida Vocational Institute is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE), a national accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education and licensed by the Florida Department of Education Commission for Independent Education (CIE).
The FVI School of Nursing is committed to educating entry-level nursing graduates to provide safe, compassionate and effective care to individuals from diverse communities.
Florida Vocational Institute (FVI)’s School of Nursing opened in February 2007. The leadership team at FVI possesses decades of experience in career education. The FVI-Miramar campus located in Miramar, Florida opened in April 2018. Florida Vocational Institute (FVI) is licensed by the State of Florida, Commission for Independent Education (CIE) Miami (main) campus License Number: 3441/ Miramar campus License Number: 6010.
FVI is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing to offer the following nursing programs: Professional Nursing (RN) Program Code: US70415200, Practical Nursing Program Codes: US70115700/US70115200; Nursing Assistant Program Code: 1159.
Florida Vocational Institute /FVI School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE) ID# 312400 since November 03, 2010. The FVI- Miramar campus is as an extension campus of the main FVI campus located in Miami.
The purpose of Florida Vocational Institute (FVI) is to offer affordable career focused education for challenging and rewarding careers in Nursing, allied health and information technology.
Support To Help You Shine
Student entry analysis – Upon successful entry into our Nursing program, we identify strengths, weaknesses and roadblocks to success to create individualized training for each student.
Proactive coaching – Our Nursing faculty team along with the program Chair continuously monitors grades, exam scores and overall progress and automatically assigns academic coaching when necessary, before students fall behind. Rest assured we have your back and will do what we can to help you achieve success!
Peer mentorship – Let’s face it, Nursing is a rigorous but very rewarding career. To give our students the highest level of support while in the program, we offer all students a peer mentor program that helps them to stay on track.
Effective study habits – Knowing how to take notes and study effectively are skills that are vital to becoming a successful RN or PN. With vocabulary memorization tricks, effective and simplified note taking shortcuts, creation of study plans and other useful study tips, the course will ensure that the time you dedicate to your program will be as effective as possible!
FVI Learning Technology – Our learning technology is a personalized, mobile optimized learning technology that takes primary, relevant course content and gives you what you need to know now, in the time you have available, to achieve success tomorrow! Resources include eBooks, case studies, labs, virtual simulation and adaptive quizzes.
Focused exam weeks – Exam time can be stressful. We’ve organized our program delivery so that on weeks of exams, assignments and clinicals are minimized. This gives our students ample time to study during those weeks.
Clinical site orientations – When students are ready for the clinical site portion of their program, we prepare them by hosting clinical site orientations. The orientation content, specific to each clinical site, limits stress and prepares our students for the best chance of success when practicing in an actual hospital environment.
NCLEX Success – Not only is our program designed to prepare students to pass the NCLEX, but the exam prep starts at the onset of the Nursing program. A regular schedule of clinical judgment exercises and video tutorials, test student’s knowledge at every milestone within the program. When our students have completed the program and are ready to take the actual NCLEX exam, it will feel like second nature, giving nursing graduates the best chance of passing on their first attempt!
Great Opportunities Await You
Career Services at FVI School of Nursing engage with our upcoming graduates and alumni through a variety of workshops and tutorials, as well as programmatic advising to optimize your career planning and job-search process.
Career Services at FVI School of Nursing offers a variety of resources and support focused on:
- Job-search strategies
- Resume building
- Interviewing techniques
- Employer networking
- On-site hiring events
Our dedicated team of programmatic career advisors are ready to help you enter the competitive job market and plan for your future.
No Waiting list! Start your journey today!
FVI School of Nursing has NO waiting list and three start dates a year so you can begin nursing school when you're ready.