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Sylvia M Vargas

Sylvia M Vargas

Clinical Assistant Professor

College of Nursing
2101 S. McColl Rd.
McAllen, TX   78573

Fax: 956-668-6302

Education and Training

Master of Science in Nursing, 2013,
Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 2009,
University of Texas Pan American

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing, 1985,
University of Texas Pan American

Research Interests

  • Health Promotion and Wellness
  • Improving Access to Care in Rural Underserved Areas

Teaching Interests:

  • Nursing Education
  • Community Health
  • Family Advanced Practice Nursing
  • RN to BSN Transition

Specialty Training/Board Certifications: Certifications: 

  • Texas Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse, Advance Practice Registered Nurse (RN, APRN: Family Nurse Practitioner)
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center, Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-BC)
  • American Heart Association: Basic Life Support

National Service/Recognition:

  • Texas A&M College of Nursing Advisory Board-Member, 2017-2018
  • Recipient of Texas Nurse Practitioners Scholarship, 2012
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 2016-2018
  • Texas Nurse Practitioner, 2012-2018
  • Valley Advanced Practice Nurse Association, 2015-2018
  • Sigma Theta Tau International - 181 Eta Omicron Chapter, 2012-2014
Last edited by: jlmorgan 03/28/2019

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