SunPorch, Nightingale partner for nursing education

DODGE CITY — In an attempt to address the nursing shortage in southwest Kansas, SunPorch of Dodge City and Nightingale College, which educates registered nurses and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, have reached a partnership.

The organizations will host a meet and greet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at SunPorch, 501 W. Beeson Road.

Anyone interested in learning more about the partnership is invited to attend.

“We are super excited to be part of this educational program because our area has a great need for nurses,” said SunPorch marketing and community liaison Debbie Allen in a news release. “By partnering with Nightingale, we hope to see an increase in the number of quality nurses here in Dodge City and the rest of southwest Kansas. As always, the SunPorch mission is to improve healthcare locally.”

Nightingale representatives will be on hand to answer questions on the college’s pre- and post-licensure BSN programs.

According to Nightingale College communications and public relations specialist Emily Crawford, Nightingale offers a fully accredited BSN program that is approved for distance delivery.