Platt College Community Health students participated in a kidney disease screening at St. Cajetan's Church on Sunday, August 14 where they helped educate the Latino community on the risk of kidney disease and on kidney disease prevention. One of the students had the opportunity to "dress like a kidney" to attract participants. Besides dressing-up, students helped to perform ACR tests, check BMIs and check blood pressures.
Darla Dolph, Academic Support and Career Services Coordinator at Platt College, has earned the ADA Coordinator Training Certificate. Ms. Dolph, who serves as the College's ADA Coordinator, earned the certification from the Great Plains ADA Center in conjunction with the University of Missouri. In earning the certification, Ms. Dolph completed training regarding ADA in higher education policy and procedure.
Nursing students from the School of Nursing at Platt College take the Nightingale Pledge at their recent graduation/pinning ceremony at a hotel near Denver.
The Nightingale Pledge was once taken by all new professional nurses upon first entering the nursing profession. It was named after the famous nursing pioneer Florence Nightingale, who was a championed English nurse. Nightingale laid the foundations of modern nursing with her nursing school at St. Thomas’ Hospital in London (now part of King’s College in London).
Perhaps you have thought about becoming a nurse, but you thought the timing wasn't right...or you thought maybe next year...well-there is no better time to begin exploring your options at Platt College.
Platt College is a college dedicated to the field of professional nursing. Whether this is your second degree or first time in college, we are sure that Platt College has something to offer you. The School of Nursing at Platt College offers a Bachelor of Science Degree (BSN) in just 36 months.