Practical Nursing

Career & Technical Certificate


Modes of Instruction

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KC’s Licensed Practical Nurse program has prepared over 1,296 LPN’s since 1980 for a career in healthcare. In just 11 months students can start their career in a variety of settings including hospitals, long-term care settings, doctors’ offices and outpatient clinics, home health, or hospice. KC's program features: 

  • New students admitted twice per year
  • State-of-the-art simulation lab
  • Board exam pass rates above state and national average

This is a three semester program leading to a certificate. The graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX). Graduates who pass the exam may apply to become Licensed Practical Nurses. LPNs work in a variety of healthcare settings giving direct patient care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or Physician.

What You Can Do

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse

To apply to the College, please click the Apply button below. To apply to this program, scroll to the bottom of the page and choose worksheet under Additional Information.

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Program Student Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate individualized, evidence-base nursing care for clients according to the nursing process
  • Develop open communication with clients and their support systems
  • Organize client-centered care with other members of the health care team based on nursing judgment
  • Recognize the need for a commitment to lifelong learning and quality improvement according to regulations of the nursing profession

Program Details

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Nursing Faculty

Tessa Opfer

Tessa Opfer

Associate Professor of Nursing
Kim Storm

Kim Storm

Associate Professor of Nursing
Lisa Barrow

Lisa Barrow

Associate Professor of Nursing
Lisa Ring

Lisa Ring

Assistant Professor of Nursing
Rebecca McElhose

Rebecca McElhose

Assistant Professor of Nursing
Ali Albers

Ali Albers

Assistant Professor of Nursing
Megan Holtmann

Megan Holtmann

Assistant Professor of Nursing
Nichole Macon

Nichole Macon

Assistant Professor of Nursing
KC Strieker

KC Strieker

Associate Professor of Nursing
Shelby Guthrie

Shelby Guthrie

CNA Program Coordinator
Marsha Baro

Marsha Baro

Assistant Professor of Nursing
Kaylee Hilmes

Kaylee Hilmes

Assistant Professor of Nursing
Megan Barnett

Megan Barnett

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Contact Us

Kim Storm

Associate Professor of Nursing

Phone  |  618-545-3332

Admissions

Phone  |  618-545-3040

Fax  |  618-545-3393

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