Nursing Professor Participates in Florida Bioethics Network Event

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Polk State Nursing Professor Mavra Kear participated in a panel discussion on March 30 at the Florida Bioethics Network Spring Conference. The topic was “Healthcare Professionalism in Florida: A Discussion With Leadership.” Kear is also…

Nursing Professor is Guest Speaker

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Dr. Mavra Kear was the guest speaker at the Ridge Career Center capping ceremony for Practical Nurses on Feb. 8. Kear is also the president of the Florida Nurses Association and coordinates Polk State’s bachelor’s…

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…

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