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CMH to be Clinical Site for Cloud County Community College

Marysville, KS – Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH) recently signed an agreement toserve as a clinical training site for nursing students at Cloud County Community College, Concordia, KS. Clinical experiences prepare students for nursing practice in diverse settings.

As a clinical site for registered nurses, CMH will provide six weeks of training for each session—one day per week—utilizing nine nurse trainees along with a clinical nurse instructor. Cloud County students will observe and assist CMH nursing staff in the delivery of patient care services. Two training sessions are planned: the first six-week session begins Tuesday, September 13th; and the second session begins Tuesday, November 1st.

The Nursing Program at Cloud County Community College is approved by the State Board of Nursing and is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.

This program is for individuals who are currently Licensed Practical Nurses whose career goal is registered nursing.

“We’re pleased to be a clinical partner with Cloud County Community College in this collaborative effort,” said Ashley Hermesch, Director of Nursing at CMH. “Our new state-ofthe- art hospital offers valuable on-site training for nursing students, and can attract those same students back to our facility for future employment opportunities. We believe this partnership with Cloud County Community College will serve our hospital and our community well.”

For more information about on-site training opportunities, please contact Ashley Hermesch, DON, at 785-562-4458.

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