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…

Distinguished RRT Credentialing Success Award

Respiratory Care Program receives Distinguished RRT Credentialing Success Award

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Distinguished RRT Credentialing Success Award

For the fourth consecutive year, Polk State College’s Respiratory Care Program has received the Distinguished RRT (registered respiratory therapist) Credentialing Success Award from the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC). The award is presented…

Physical Therapist Assistant Program

PTA Program 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 2018 runs from Feb. 1 to Feb. 15 for candidates from schools with linkage agreements and March 1 to March…

CSX

CSX Grant Gives Students Lifelike Trauma Care Training

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CSX

At Polk State College, students and first responders receive lifelike trauma care training, which is being enhanced thanks to a recent grant from CSX. CSX awarded the Polk State College Foundation with $4,485 to purchase…

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