Practical Nurse

Practical Nurse

Program Description
» Experience the joy and fulfillment of providing quality patient care in a variety of local healthcare environments.
» Perform detailed medical and trauma patient assessments using advanced medical and diagnostic equipment.
» Focus on medical procedures, medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, phlebotomy, infection control, and intravenous therapy.
CAREER FOCUS: Prepared for state licensure, immediate employment, advanced certifications, and further education
Program Courses
» Nutrition and Wellness
» Patient Centered Care (Funadmentals of Nursing)
» Medical Terminology
» Patient Centered Care and Diagnostics (Nursing I)
» Lifespan Development and Medical Intervention (Nursing 2)
» Mental Health
» Pharmacology 
 
Certifications
» 
STNA
» First Aid/CPR
» Completion of program = membership in Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN) and
» National Council State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN)
 
College Credit Opportunities*
Hocking College 
» DT 1102 Basic Nutrition (3h)
» HLTH 1101 Medical Terminology (2h)
CTAG
» CTMT001 Medical Terminology (3h)
*Note: Qualitifications Apply  
 
Career Opportunities
Level I Instructor 
 
Instructor: Rhonda Ingles-Eldredge
Teaching since: 2006
Teaching at Mid-East since: 2007
Credentials: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN), Master's Degree in Education (MEd) and R.N.
Field Experience:  Critical Care/cardiac Cath Lab background at Genesis Healthcare Systems
Notable Awards/Accomplishments: Teacher of the Year per MVESC 2017
Hobbies/Interests: Gardening, Reading, Spending time with family
Personal Information you would like to share: Mother of Six: youngest kids are triplet juniors in college at Ohio University, two daughters working for Attorney General Michael DeWine in Columbus, son in Florida working as Physical Therapy aide.
 
 
Level II Instructor 
 
Instructor: Dr. Cindy Price, RN, DNP
Teaching since: 1999
Teaching at Mid-East since: 1999
Credentials: Bachelors Nursing Science, Masters Adult Health Care, Doctorate Nursing Practice, Master Teacher Designation ODE
Field Experience: Staff Nurse Bethesda Hospital, Charge Nurse Bethesda Hospital, surgical Associates of Zanesville, Certified Registered Nurse First Assistant in Surgery, Adjunct Online Nurse Educator RN to BSN Program
Other Roles at Mid-East: SkillUSA Advisor, Leadership Team, Student Peer Mediator Advsior
Hobbies/Interests: Travel, gardening, painting watercolors/acrylics, spending time with family and friends
 
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