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2014 Practical Nursing Program Graduates

practical nursing RRC pinning group_May 2014Ten students graduated and received their pins during the Pinning Ceremony for the Practical Nursing Program at the Dabney S. Lancaster Community College Rockbridge Regional Center on May 7th, 2014. Front row, from left: Rebecca Chaplin of Warm Springs; Karla Hamilton of Buena Vista; Kristen Brammer of Buchanan; Brittany Fitzgerald and Kirsten Gibbons, both of Buena Vista. Back row: Amber Stephens of Millboro; Chrystal Knick, Damien Farris and Stephanie Hostetter, all of Lexington; Cynthia Lively of Glasgow; and Program Head Penny Fauber, RN. Guest speaker was Marlene Cooper, RN, Nurse Manager of ICU and Medical-Surgical at Carilion Stonewall Jackson Hospital.

Each student also received a Certificate in Practical Nursing during commencement exercises May 13 on the DSLCC Clifton Forge campus.

Health Care Online Courses for Entry-Level Employment

Earn a Career Studies Certificate or a Certificate/License through online healthcare related credit courses beginning this spring! Select Health Information Technology, Health Information, Medical Coding, or Electronic Medical Records Specialist.  Two non-credit options are Certified Billing and Coding Certificate and Certified Professional Coder Prep Course, both on line. For more information about these courses and referrals for help with applying for financial aid for selected options, contact Gary Keener at gkeener@nulldslcc.edu after January 1.

Start job searching in the New Year with new skills!