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Clinical Research
(803) 935-8300
Institutional Review Board
(803) 935-8300
Nursing Education
(803) 935-8504
Professional Training
(803) 936-7215
Graduate Medical Education Family Medicine
(803) 739-3491
Graduate Medical Education Transitional Year
(803) 791-2769

Nursing Education

A nurse checking a patient's heartbeat with a stethoscope, both smiling, with flowers and balloons on the tray table next to them.

Partnering with the University of South Carolina to provide clinical training.

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Nurse Training

A one-year structured training program for nurses pursuing a career in medical/surgical or critical care nursing at Lexington Medical Center.


  • ADN, diploma or bachelor of science degree in nursing. New graduate nurses who acquire their nursing education through an online program do not meet minimum qualifications
  • Licensure in South Carolina as a registered nurse
  • Critical care, medical/surgical, intermediate and emergency department units at LMC will not consider new graduate nurses without post-graduation experience except those who have successfully completed this program

A one-year structured advanced training program for nurse practitioners to increase confidence and enhance clinical skills


  • Master or doctoral degree in nursing conferred in the last 18 months
  • Licensure in South Carolina as an advanced practice registered nurse
  • Two years full-time nursing practice or equivalent experience providing direct patient care within the past five years

Nursing Scholarships & Financial Support

$2,000 and $4,000 Each
Awarded to anyone enrolled as a full-time student in a nursing program or to LMC employees enrolled part-time in a nursing program or select Allied Health programs.

Other Requirements

  • Have maintained a minimum GPA of 2.75 for the most recent academic year.

Amount Varies
Awarded to those receiving their nursing education at a variety of levels.


  • Varies depending on the scholarship
  • Scholarships are available for both higher education students and high school seniors.

Linda S. Koucky Nursing Leadership Scholarship

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The deadline to apply is April 15, 2024.


  • LMC-employed nurse
  • Pursuing nursing leadership role
  • Enrolled in one of these programs: MSN, MBA, MHA