Nursing students gripe to regents
GREAT FALLS - The nursing program at Montana State University-Northern came under strong criticism by students and Great Falls hospital officials Thursday, prompting the state Board of Regents to order an investigation.
Students criticized the dean and some instructors in the program for adopting what they characterized as unfair policies and providing a poor quality education. Students contend the result was an unusually high failure rate this spring in the two-year program.
Carie Kidd, manager of employee services for Benefis Healthcare in Great Falls, called it alarming that 19 of 49 stu...