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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 Kihn has been a nurse for 16 years and has experience working throughout the United States. She has worked in Connecticut, Wisconsin, Hawaii, Colorado and Wyoming. She taught at the University of Wyoming and has used her nursing and education skills working as a health coach/consultant to help others develop healthier lifestyles. 

Paula has experience in the areas of medical surgical, cardiac, orthopedic, intensive care and ER. 

Paula also teaches basic life support and advanced cardiac life support classes. She has been an educator at CWC for 10 years. 



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

Doctorate of Nursing Practice candidate, American Sentinel University, Aurora, Colorado December 2018

Why is CWC's nursing program so unique?

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