Physical Therapist Assistant Program

PTA 2019 application period starts Feb. 1

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Physical Therapist Assistant Program

The application period to enroll in Polk State College’s Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Program for Fall 2019 will run from Feb. 1 to Feb. 15 for candidates from schools with linkage agreements, including Hillsborough Community College…

Nursing holds annual Pinning Ceremony

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Polk State held its annual Pinning Ceremony on Dec. 12, 2018, for nursing graduates. The candlelight processional represents the traditional “Light of Knowledge” and “Ray of Hope” associated with the lamp that Florence Nightingale carried…

EMS

GiveWell Community Foundation funds manikins for Polk State EMS

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EMS

Polk State College’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Program is committed to providing realistic, interactive training that gives students and professionals the skills they need to be successful in the field, and thanks to a grant…

Allison Skinner

Thrill of critical thinking led Polk State alum to EMS career

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Allison Skinner

Allison Skinner lives for the thrill of responding quickly and critically to the needs of her patients as a paramedic with Manatee County Emergency Medical Services. And after only four years on the job, Skinner…

Pinning Ceremony May 2018

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Polk State held its annual Pinning Ceremony on May 2, 2018, for nursing graduates. The candlelight processional represents the traditional “Light of Knowledge” and “Ray of Hope” associated with the lamp that Florence Nightingale carried…

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