NTC Adjusts Practical Nursing Program to Meet Students Where They Are

President Hensrud tours the updated nursing lab with students in April 2021.

Heeding feedback from students and addressing national demand for nurses in the field, Northwest Technical College has adjusted its practical nursing program to be more prepared for students looking to become licensed practical nurses. Previously a two-semester 42-credit program, NTC’s three-semester 40-credit LPN track offers a pathway that is focused on career preparation.

NTC Names Shantel Northbird As New American Indian Student Mentor

Northwest Technical College student nurse Shantel Northbird has over ten years of experience in higher education. From the hallways of Indiana’s University of Notre Dame to the biology labs of Bemidji State University, Northbird is now excelling as a nursing student at Northwest Tech and was recently appointed to the college’s new American Indian student mentor position.