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  • President Lyndon Johnson signs the Regional Medical Program Act into law, enabling the KU Department of Nursing to institute the first continuing education program in its history.
  • The School of Nursing is established as a co-equal academic unit of the KU Medical Center
  • The University of Kansas Graduate School approves establishment of a master’s degree in nursing.
President Lyndon Johnson signs the Regional Medical Program Act into law, enabling the KU Department of Nursing to institute the first continuing education program in its history.
The University of Kansas Graduate School approves establishment of a master’s degree in nursing.
The School of Nursing is established as a co-equal academic unit of the KU Medical Center
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