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Lake Land College names new director of nursing programs
June 9, 2014
Lake Land College nursing instructor, Cheryl Beam, Effingham, has recently been named as the director of nursing programs for the college. In her new role, Beam will be responsible for coordinating the licensed practical and associate degree nursing programs.
Beam has also recently received endorsement as a certified nurse educator. The National League for Nursing Certified Nurse Educator credential is awarded after studying eight categories for the advanced nurse educator role and taking an exam. It is the official recognition of excellence in the advanced specialty role of the academic nurse educator.
Beam holds a master’s degree in nursing and is a registered nurse. She has worked as an instructor in the Lake Land nursing programs since 2001.