Education Connection

We're Better Together

We know that education plays a big part in our mission “working together to improve the health of our community.”  We believe in investing in our communities opportunities for training and workforce development lead to their well-being and long-term career success. By building a pipeline to a career in healthcare, not only does that improve that persons life, but in turn, some day they can make a positive difference in the lives of others.

Clinical Experience

Clinical Experience

Stormont Vail Health offers opportunities for clinical rotations for current students at affiliated schools.

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Continuing development

Continuing Professional Development

Stormont Vail Health offers accredited education opportunities for employees and area health care providers.

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Residency programs

Residency Programs

Stormont Vail Health’s nursing residency program designed to transition recent nursing grads, new nurse managers and new nurse hires into the practice.

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Grand Rounds program

Grand Rounds Programs

The Continuing Professional Development team at Stormont Vail presents five regularly scheduled Grand Rounds programs on a monthly or bi-monthly basis

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Simulation Education

Our Simulation Educators use low-, medium-, and high-fidelity manikins and technology to develop and facilitate immersive learning experiences for all healthcare roles, from novice to expert.

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Supporting Your Healthcare Education

The United States Department of Labor reports that the nursing profession is the number one profession for the next decade.

Stormont Vail Health & the Stormont Vail Foundation want to help you make your nursing career happen. We offer a variety of educational support with nursing scholarships, critical professional development, tuition reimbursement, and more.

Check out some of the local programs below, to get started with your healthcare career.

Baker School of Nursing 

Located on the Stormont Vail Health Campus, Baker School of Nursing partners with Stormont Vail Health to provide nursing education with a variety of clinical experiences. Providing BSN, ADN to MSN and MSN programs, with financial support available,  Baker can keep your future moving forward with an academic experience that works best for you.


K-State Physician Assistant's Program

Stormont Vail Health & Kansas State University have an academic partnership in the College of Health and Human Sciences’ Physician Assistant program.  Students of the program, as well as Stormont Vail and Cotton O’Neil physician assistants, have access to the Stormont Vail Health Simulation Lab located on campus in Mary and Carl Ice Hall. The Kansas State University physician assistant program leads to a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies (MSPAS) degree.


Washburn Tech Practical Nursing Program

Washburn Tech can help you get started as an entry-level practical nurse with their practical nursing program. Financial support is available to local students who sign on to work at Stormont Vail, fulfilling their education in a healthcare field.

Washburn University School of Nursing

The School of Nursing offers undergraduate and graduate educational programs. Financial support is available to local students who sign on to work at Stormont Vail, fulfilling their education in a healthcare field.

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Emporia State University Department of Nursing

Emporia State University Department of Nursing offers a four-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.  The program has education tracks for traditional students, licensed practical nurses, and registered nurse students. Graduates of ESU Department of Nursing are eligible to take the national licensure examination for registered nursing (NCLEX-RN).

Education for Your Little One

Building Blocks Child Care Center provides a warm, caring environment teaching early education through planned recreational learning & social activities suitable for your child’s age, from six weeks to 5 years old.

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