Polk State Nursing Student Testifies at Florida Senate Committee Hearing

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Cherylynn Juchniewicz testified in support of Senate Bill 208, which loosens licensure restrictions for those who have a felony record but want to become medical professionals. The Senate Criminal Justice Committee unanimously approved the bill…

Polk State College Health Sciences Maintains Cutting Edge

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Polk State College is set to unveil a program unlike any other in the country, establishing formalized, hands-on training for nurses and technicians who participate in robot-assisted surgery. Doctors and patients are increasingly embracing less-invasive…

Polk State Professor Tapped to Lead State Association

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The Florida Nurses Association (FNA) has just elected Dr. Mavra Kear, Ph.D., ARNP, BC, to lead the organization as its President for the next two years. Kear, a professor of nursing at Polk State College,…

Polk State Cleared to Launch B.S. in Nursing

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Officials at Polk State College hailed a unanimous decision today by the Florida Board of Education, clearing the way for the school to offer a B.S. degree in nursing, with courses to begin in August.…

Student Profile: Kellie Mislovic, Respiratory Care

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Kellie Mislovic had a dream of being a healthcare professional and helping people. Having a family and other responsibilities caused her to leave that dream unfulfilled for a decade. The economic downturn that adversely impacted…

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