National Nursing Assistant Week has special meaning for Ivy Tech

Ivy Tech Community College locations across the state will participate in the celebration of the 41st annual National Nursing Assistant Week, June 14 – 21, 2018. This national event celebrates those in the long-term care industry including certified nursing assistants (CNAs), medical assistants, nurse and geriatric aids, personnel, hospital attendants, and more.

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Ivy Tech and Castle South Middle School students participate in evGrand Prix at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

The weeks leading up to the Indy 500 are always an exciting time. This year was particularly exciting for several Castle South Middle School eighth-graders who worked closely alongside Ivy Tech instructors and students to build electric go-karts for the evGrand Prix. This experience is made possible each year through a partnership Ivy Tech has with the Evansville middle school.

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Ivy Tech Community College to participate in National EMS Week

National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week will begin on Sunday, May 20 and run through Saturday, May 26. This nationwide public education campaign honors those who work in the “front-line” of medicine, often providing lifesaving services. This includes several Ivy Tech Community College graduates, students, staff and faculty within the Paramedic Science program.

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National Hospital Week to be held May 6-12

The American Hospital Association’s National Hospital Week will take place from Sunday, May 6 through Saturday, May 12. National Hospital Week will give Ivy Tech Community College students and graduates the chance to celebrate their success within hospitals across the state. This includes nurses, therapists, foodservice workers, administrators and more.

In nursing alone, Ivy Tech Associate of Science in Nursing graduates accounted for 64 percent of Indiana’s total 2017 National Licensure Examination testers in Registered Nursing and 73.5 percent for Practical Nursing.

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