Polk State Nursing Director Annette Hutcherson places a cord around the neck of student Alison Richards, a symbol of her induction into Alpha Delta Nu, the national honor society of associate-degree-level nurses. The College held its first induction ceremony for its chapter of Alpha Delta Nu on Monday. Sen. Denise Grimsley, an alumna of the Nursing program, spoke at the ceremony.

State Senator Speaks at Two Polk State Nursing Events

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Polk State Nursing Director Annette Hutcherson places a cord around the neck of student Alison Richards, a symbol of her induction into Alpha Delta Nu, the national honor society of associate-degree-level nurses. The College held its first induction ceremony for its chapter of Alpha Delta Nu on Monday. Sen. Denise Grimsley, an alumna of the Nursing program, spoke at the ceremony.

Sen. Denise Grimsley visited Polk State Winter Haven on Monday, where she spoke to area nurses about legislative issues impacting their profession and congratulated the first inductees into the College’s nursing honor society. Grimsley, R-Sebring,…

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Polk State EMS Student Helps Revive Man After Heart Attack

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Even weeks afterward, Tim Williams still gets the chills when he thinks about the scene that unfolded at the Lakeland Family YMCA, during his shift at the check-in desk. And as he recounts the story…

Brian Prince and Rachel Radford have been recognized as the Polk State EMS Program's Instructor and Preceptor of the Year, respectively. Both are alumni of the program.

Polk State EMS Gives Annual Instructor, Preceptor Awards to Alumni

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Brian Prince and Rachel Radford have been recognized as the Polk State EMS Program's Instructor and Preceptor of the Year, respectively. Both are alumni of the program.

Polk State College’s Emergency Medical Services program presented its annual Instructor and Preceptor of the Year awards Saturday, recognizing two alumni who now dedicate countless hours to teaching current students. Receiving Instructor of the Year…

Polk State will host an open house for its medical imaging programs at the Polk State Airside Center in Lakeland at 5 p.m. on Sept. 24.

Polk State Medical Imaging Programs to Host Open House

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Polk State will host an open house for its medical imaging programs at the Polk State Airside Center in Lakeland at 5 p.m. on Sept. 24.

Polk State College will host an open house for its medical imaging programs at 5 p.m. on Sept. 24 at the Polk State Airside Center, 3515 Aviation Drive, in Lakeland. During the open house, prospective…

Polk State’s EMT Program Ranked Nationally for Return on Investment

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Polk State College’s Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program offers one of the nation’s highest returns on investment, a new ranking shows. The College’s inclusion in the ranking, as well as that of several other Florida…

Polk State Nursing Grads Outperform State, Nation on Revised Exam

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As expected, a recent revision to the national licensure exam for Registered Nurses has resulted in reduced pass rates across the nation. And, as usual, Polk State’s nursing graduates continue to outperform the state and…

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