Missouri State University-West Plains
Missouri State University-West Plains is public college in West Plains, MO. They offer an two-year ADN track, as well as a one-year LPN-RN track, which are both ACEN accredited. The two programs do include a summer semester, and students may enroll annually in the fall.
The coursework revolves around a combination of general education and nursing theory, in addition to clinical work. Students will take a writing course and a government course in their first semester, which cultivates their foundational knowledge before delving into more technical coursework. The program prepares skilled nurses with an awareness of the ever-changing needs of communities; nurses with a grasp on greater political ongoings and how that may affect various healthcare settings in which they may practice. Effective leadership techniques and critical thinking skills are emphasized and developed over the course of study. MSU-West Plains’ mission is to prepare nurses who can deliver competent, caring patient-centered care, and communicate effectively with patients, loved ones, and coworkers.
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Sources: The State Board of Nursing from Each State, U.S. Department of Education: College Scorecard, U.S. Department of Education – OPE, National Center for Education Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics