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Labette Community College receives recognition for nursing program


KSNF/KODE - A Parsons, Kansas college is receiving recognition for a top-notch nursing program. recently ranked what they are calling the "top 10 nursing schools in Kansas," and Labette Community College is within the top five in the state.
The criteria for the study were determined through "pass rates" in the NCLEX-RN, or the "National Council Licensure Examination (for) Registered Nurses," which is required to be a registered nurse.
According to the study, LCC has a score of 92.46, around two points from the number one spot, which was claimed by Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas (94.63).
Also of note, another area school made the top ten - Pittsburg State University, with a score of 88.41.
#1 - Benedictine College (94.63)
Atchison, Kan.
#2 - Johnson County Community College (93.22)
Overland Park, Kan.
#3 - Baker University (92.79)
Baldwin City, Kan.
#4 - Labette Community College (91.46)
Parsons, Kan.
#5 - Salina Area Technical College (92.19)
Salina, Kan.
#6 - Fort Hays State University (91.18)
Hays, Kan.
#7 - Bethel College (90.94)
North Newton, Kan.
#8 - Barton Community College (89.40)
Great Bend, Kan.
#9 - Pittsburg State University (88.41)
Pittsburg, Kan.
#10 - University of St. Mary (88.04)
Leavenworth, Kan.
Labette Community College established its nursing program in 1968. Since that date, over 1500 nurses have graduated and taken the NCLEX-RN exam to become registered nurses.
A special congratulations to Dr. DeLyna Bohnenblast the Director of Nursing at LCC is also a volunteer Reserve Officer with the Parsons Police Department serving with Dr. Ben Legler at Labette Health as the agency's Medical Advisors for first aid, tactical medical and disaster planning.