In response to demand from across the region, Salina Area Technical College is planning to start a part-time program for Practical Nursing, starting in the fall of 2024.

The college started its full-time Practical Nursing program in the fall of 2018, and has been tremendously popular; all open seats for the current class were filled by last April.

Naomi Tatro, Director of Nursing and Allied Health at Salina Tech, said conversations with potential students showed there is a population out there interested in becoming nurses, but…