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Nursing - Overview

The mission of the SCC nursing program is to assist in meeting the needs of the community by preparing graduates for entry-level practice in a variety of health care settings. The nursing program offers a high-quality and student-centered educational curriculum which emphasizes critical thinking skills and promotes lifelong learning. The program reflects the mission of Spokane Community College in its support of a diverse community of adult learners.

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Our curriculum provides the opportunity for students to move from one level to the next, including advancing to a Bachelor of Science in nursing or a master's degree after graduation if the student desires.

This program of study includes both nursing and general education courses. Supervised clinical experience is provided in selected nursing areas.

LPNs and RNs are employed in a variety of settings including hospitals, extended care centers, home health care agencies, physicians' offices, mental health facilities, and corrections. LPNs work under the direct supervision of a physician and/or RN. New technologies are continually developing in the health care field, offering exciting and challenging career opportunities.

Spokane Community College's nursing program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, 3343 Peachtree Rd. NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, (404) 975-5000. It also is approved by the Washington State Nursing Quality Assurance Commission, 310 Israel Rd., Tumwater, WA 98501, (360) 236-4700.

For information about our program, please contact Heather Stephen-Selby, Acting Dean of Nursing, (509) 533-7311,; Misty Hobart, Nursing Department Chair, (509) 533-8083,; Georgeanna Conrad, Health Sciences Counselor, (509) 533-8622; or Deanna Ortiz, Health Sciences Counselor, (509) 533-7034.

Student Learning Outcomes

The department is dedicated to the idea that our students will demonstrate four critical Student Learning Abilities as they relate to our institution and the larger community: Responsibility, Communications, Problem Solving and Global Awareness.


Persons with Disabilities
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, accommodations for students with disabilities will be considered at the student's request. The student will be required to register with the Disability Support Services office and provide documentation of disability. Once the student is qualified by the DSS Manager as having a disability, requested accommodations will be considered. Accommodations for the classroom, laboratory, or clinical setting will be considered according to reasonableness. Accommodations that compromise patient care, or that fundamentally alter the nature of the program or activity, are not considered to be reasonable. A student denied accommodation may request an individualized determination to assure that the denial is not a result of disability discrimination by contacting the Manager of Disability Support Services and Testing at 533-7498. Contact the SCC Disability Support Services office to obtain a copy of the procedures for appeal of an accommodation denial. Other than accommodation issues, procedures for student grievances including academic dismissal are outlined in the following SCC website:

For additional information, please contact Disability Support Services.


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For more information:

Georgeanna Conrad
(509) 533-8622
1-800-248-5644 ext. 8622
Health & Env. Sciences: (509) 533-7294

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1810 N. Greene St.
Spokane, WA 99217-5399
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