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PCC puts ADN program on hold to improve test passing rates

21 April 2017

Pratt Community College has put its Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program on hold for one year to allow faculty the opportunity to conduct a complete transformative restructuring of the ADN program starting with the mission and concluding with sustainable and repeatable measures to help ensure a high quality program in the future. PCC was granted approval by the Kansas State Board of Nursing (KSBN) on Mar. 29, to voluntarily cease admissions to the ADN Program for one academic year.

Hansen new Director of Nursing

16 August 2016

After working at the college for six years as a nursing instructor, Kim Hansen has been promoted to Director of Nursing.
 
Hansen is a graduate of Pratt Community College’s Nursing Program. She graduated from PCC in 2008 and has worked at Pratt Regional Medical Center before switching to nursing education in 2010. Hansen says that she truly enjoys the art of being a nurse and wants to help future nurses achieve their goals.
 

PCC Hosts Nursing Student Orientation

29 June 2016

The Pratt Community College Nursing program will have 50 new nursing students in the ADN and PN programs this Fall.

The orientation is a mandatory event that all accepted nursing students are required to attend. It is held annually approximately six weeks prior to the start of fall classes.

The students selected for the Practical Nurse, and Associate Degree Nurse  programs on both the Pratt and Winfield campuses, Hybrid/Online ADN program were present on the PCC campus.  There were 46 students from all parts of Kansas plus students from Oklahoma and Colorado.

PCC Nursing is improving quality and showing positive results

17 March 2016

The Pratt Community College Nursing department is dedicated and moving in the right direction to gain national accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). To achieve this accreditation, PCC is continuing to work on student test scores and NCLEX testing. The nursing on-campus facilities have also made some improvements which is giving students hands-on experience in real life situations.

Concerns identified in nursing accreditation site visit

25 March 2015

On Thursday, March 12, 2015, the Associate Degree in Nursing Program (ADN) at Pratt Community College was informed by site visitors from its national accreditation agency, the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), that it would not recommend continued accreditation of the ADN Program to its board of commissioners.

The program was placed under warning status following the most recent ACEN site visit in 2012.

Watkins new Director of Nursing

13 February 2015

After working at the college for two and a half years as a nursing instructor, Kay Watkins saw many changes that were needed so when offered a promotion, she jumped on the opportunity.

“I saw issues as an instructor and wanted to be proactive in getting those resolved,” she said. “I also thought we could do some things differently to better help the students.”

2014 Commencement and Pinning

08 May 2014

On May 9, Pratt Community College will celebrate our graduating students with a commencement ceremony at 4 p.m. in the Dennis Lesh Sports Arena.

A pinning ceremony will be held at 1 p.m., prior to commencement, celebrating the students who have completed the 10-month nursing program.

Both ceremonies can be viewed live online by following this link:

http://bit.ly/1mUr553

Students Compete in Food Donation Challenge

15 January 2014

In 2013, the PCC Block & Bridle Club initiated a new service project called "The CTE Challenge." This is a competition between groups of career and technical education (CTE) students to see who could collect the most nonperishable food items for the Pratt County Food Bank.  

Today, Block and Bridle launched the second annual competition, which will run through Tuesday, Jan. 28. Collection boxes are located around campus and students, faculty, staff and community members are encouraged to donate food items to their technical program's collection area.

Nursing Pinning Ceremony

This ceremony celebrates completion of the 10-month nursing program

Winfield PN faculty Kay Watkins earns scholarship

14 November 2012

Winfield PN faculty member Kay Watkins was awarded a $300 nursing scholarship on Friday, Oct. 26th at the fall Kansas Council of Associate Degree Nurse Educators forum.

The scholarship, which is to assist with learning experiences as Watkins continues her education, will allow her to work on her Masters of Science in Nursing, was presented to Watkins along with only five other members of the KCADNE.

"I am very pleased and fortunate to be one of the six (who received the scholarship)," said Watkins.

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