LRSC nursing program opens application season

Erin Wood
Special to Devils Lake Daily Journal

DEVILS LAKE - Applications are now being accepted for the nursing program at Lake Region State College at its sites in Devils Lake, Grand Forks, and Mayville.

2020-2021 graduating nurses during graduation.  Lake Region State College is opening the application period for new nursing students interested in pursuing a degree in the field.

In the Lake Region State College Nursing program students can earn a Practical Nurse certificate in three semesters and an Associate Degree Nurse (RN) degree in as little as two years. They may then progress directly into a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program. Applications are being accepted for both practical nursing and associate degree nurse (2-year RN).

2020-2021 graduating nurses during graduation.  Lake Region State College is opening the application period for new nursing students interested in pursuing a degree in the field.
2020-2021 graduating nurses during graduation.  Lake Region State College is opening the application period for new nursing students interested in pursuing a degree in the field.

Each year, caring hearts choose to start a career in nursing through Lake Region State College.

2020-2021 graduating nurses during graduation.  Lake Region State College is opening the application period for new nursing students interested in pursuing a degree in the field.

Students are tasked with numerous responsibilities that increase over each semester to prepare them to work in a variety of health care settings.

The numerous graduates each year find fulfilling careers with most staying in the state.

2020-2021 graduating nurses during graduation.  Lake Region State College is opening the application period for new nursing students interested in pursuing a degree in the field.

An employment survey of 2019-2020 LRSC Nursing graduates of both the PN and ADN programs showed that 97 percent of the respondents have remained in North Dakota and found employment in nursing, said Karen Clementich, director of the LRSC Nursing program. The survey was completed by 83 percent of Nursing graduates. The need for nurses throughout the region remains strong and will for many years, Clementich added.

2020-2021 graduating nurses during graduation.  Lake Region State College is opening the application period for new nursing students interested in pursuing a degree in the field.

Applications can be access at the LRSC nursing site: LRSC.edu/nursing  or Dakota Nursing Program site: https://dakotanursing.org. For more information on the LRSC Nursing program, contact the LRSC Nursing Department at (701) 662-1644 or email LRSC.enrollment@LRSC.edu. Tours also can be arranged.