With Projects, Polk State Nursing Students Educate New Moms

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More than 60 Polk State Nursing students on Tuesday displayed projects that will educate new mothers on everything from breastfeeding positions to postpartum depression. The students are all in their third semester of the Nursing…

Public Notice of Upcoming Accreditation Review Visit By the NLNAC

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The Polk State College Nursing Program announces that it will host a site review for initial accreditation of its Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing through the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc. The public…

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 Information Session

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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’s Airside Center will host an information session on Sept. 25 from 5 to 7 p.m. for anyone interested in studying in its Cardiovascular Technology, Diagnostic Medical Sonography or Radiography programs. Representatives of the…

Polk State Robotic Surgery Credential Program Starts Strong

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The first session of Polk State College’s Robotic Surgery Credential Program is now under way, and it has attracted participation from far beyond Polk County. The Robotic Surgery Credential Program, developed through a partnership between…

Jeanette Perez travels from Orlando to study in Polk State's EMS program. Here, she practices intubating on an infant mannequin.

Polk State EMS Students Among the State’s Best on Exams

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Jeanette Perez travels from Orlando to study in Polk State's EMS program. Here, she practices intubating on an infant mannequin.

To look at it in terms of time and money, it doesn’t make much sense for Jeanette Perez to study in Polk State College’s Emergency Medical Services program. The round-trip commute from her east-Orlando home…

Dedicated Nurse Inspires New Scholarship at Polk State

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A new Polk State College Foundation scholarship honors the legacy of a nurse who practiced with unfailing empathy, and will benefit those who aspire to join her profession. The Rosemary M. Odum, RN Scholarship will…

Patrick Phillips and Megan Dennis are pictured shortly after becoming engaged at Machu Picchu.

Polk State Alumni Help Unravel Decades-Old Mummy Mystery

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Patrick Phillips and Megan Dennis are pictured shortly after becoming engaged at Machu Picchu.

In the decades since it was unearthed, a hulking mummy stored at a museum in Lima, Peru, had perplexed scientists and researchers, taunting them with questions about what could be contained within its nearly 200-pound bundle.…

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