Graduates of the 2010 Practical Nursing program at St. Charles Community College were honored March 13 in a pinning ceremony.
The pinning is a symbolic welcoming into the profession. At the ceremony, 31 graduates were given the opportunity to dedicate their successes to their friends and family, instructors and classmates. They also recited as a class the Florence Nightingale Pledge.SCC nursing graduate Catherine Mepukori of St. Ann excitedly awaits the start of the nursing pinning ceremony.
The Practical Nursing Program at SCC prepares licensed practical nurses to administer safe, patient-centered nursing care in beginning staff nurse roles in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, doctors offices and other healthcare facilities and home settings.Andrea Pruitt of St. Peters happily accepts her pin during the nursing pinning ceremony.
Graduates are awarded a certificate of achievement in practical nursing and are eligible to apply for the Practical Nurse Licensing Examination.
To learn more about the program, contact Russlyn St. John at 636-922-8287 or visit www.stchas.edu.