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Paula Kihn

Professor of Nursing

Paula Kihn
Contact Paula Kihn
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Main Campus Riverton:HEALTH AND SCIENCE CENTER 236

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I enjoy helping students reach their goals and look beyond those goals to achieve more than they thought they could.”


Paula has been a nurse for 18 years with experience working as a travel nurse in the United States. Paula also has nursing experience in the areas of medical-surgical, cardiac, orthopedic, intensive care, emergency care, and supervising.

As a nurse educator, Paula was adjunct faculty at the University of Wyoming in their RN to BSN program. Paula encourages the use and integration of technology into the nursing curriculum. She enjoys her work as a health coach/consultant to help others develop healthier lifestyles.


Bachelor of Arts in English, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Master of Science in Nursing, University of Wyoming

Doctor of Nursing Practice candidate, American Sentinel University, Aurora, Colorado 
(anticipated completion December 2018)

Why is CWC's nursing program so unique?

The nursing program at CWC focuses on student success. The nursing faculty is a cohesive group who aim to ensure the best education for their students, which entails current evidence-based teaching, high-fidelity simulation, and a student-centered approach.