New nursing education program planned for Culver-Stockton, Hannibal Regional Healthcare System

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| Illistrtation courtesy of Hannibal Regional Healthcare System

CANTON, Mo. — Culver-Stockton College and Hannibal Regional Healthcare System recently created a partnership to assist in broadening educational opportunities for nursing students in northeast Missouri.

This program will combine the educational expertise of Culver-Stockton College and the clinical learning opportunities of Hannibal Regional to create a program for new or advancing nurses to further their education. This program is in the creation and development stage and will enroll its first students following a determination of the accreditation timeline.

In a press release, Culver-Stockton President Lauren Schellenberger said, “Culver-Stockton College has long been known for its excellent preparation of students in professional fields, and our graduates are well-respected in many health-related areas.  We look forward to working with Hannibal Regional Healthcare System to build a program that will provide innovative learning for future nurses while helping to alleviate the local nursing shortage.” 

“We are honored to work with a strong institution such as Culver-Stockton to create this new program that can offer expanded opportunities to our region, increasing our nursing workforce which is certainly in high demand,” said Todd Ahrens, CEO and president of Hannibal Regional Healthcare System.

For more information, contact Kim Gaither, interim provost at Culver-Stockton College, at 573-288-6325 or Hannibal Regional Healthcare System at 573-629-3577.

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