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Linda Kay Dingler

Linda Kay DinglerNursing education has been an important aspect of Kay Dingler's nursing career. Dingler's professional nursing career began in May 1975, as a bedside nurse for the postpartum patient. She has 38 years experience in various healthcare and education settings which include: bedside nursing, nursing education, staff development, patient education and management positions. Dingler completed an excellent graduate nursing program, the focus of which was nursing education.

Her interest in nursing education developed as she worked with student nurses in the hospital setting. She finds it is truly rewarding to assist students through the learning process. Her first experience in nursing education was with a Practical Nursing program. Over a four-year tenure at this school of nursing, she transitioned through the positions of clinical and classroom instructor to the director of the program. For 19 years she has been involved in nursing education. As an instructor in Diploma and Associate Degree Nursing programs her primary responsibilities included classroom and clinical teaching in Medical/Surgical Nursing and Obstetrics-Gynecology courses.

Dingler's present faculty responsibilities include: Coordinator for the Columbia Campus, lead faculty for N209: Introduction to Nursing and N216: Women’s and Infant’s Health.

Courses Linda Kay Dingler teaches at Columbia College

  • Introduction to Nursing (NURS 209)
  • Women's and Infant's Health (NURS 303)

Contact Linda Dingler

Office Location: BSC 238
Phone Number: (573) 875-7276
Email Address:


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