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Hypertension Awareness is Theme of American Heart Month 2021

by Tracey A. Maine

February 2021 is American Heart Month!

Hocking College Changes Pathways into Rewarding Nursing Career

by Tim Brunicardi
Hocking College now offers a new pathway to a rewarding and in-demand career in nursing! The State Tested Nursing Aide (STNA), also known as a CNA, provides basic care and helps patients with activities of daily living. Employment in this field is projected to increase 8% in the next 10 years. Becoming an STNA is an excellent introduction to healthcare and can be the first step to becoming a Registered Nurse. 

There’s still time to register for the next cohort! This three-week program begins on:
  • Feb. 15, 2021
  • Mar. 15, 2021
  • Apr. 12, 2021
For more information on our STNA program, please visit 
https://www.hocking.edu/stna

Hocking College is not currently accepting applications for the Practical Nursing program as the program voluntarily withdrew from ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing) on Sep. 1, 2020.

This Fall, the Focus is on Diabetes Awareness

by Tracey A. Maine

November is National Diabetes Month! This campaign aims to make people more aware of the symptoms and make people more aware of the risk factors associated with this disease.

How did October become National Breast Cancer Awareness Month?

by Tracey A. Maine

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month aims to make people throughout the country more knowledgeable about this global health issue.

Franklin’s RN to B.S. or M.S. Options Save Students Time & Money

by Tracey A. Maine

According to Hocking College Nursing Program Manager Sarah Frazier, this spring, 32 students will graduate from the college's Registered Nursing program.

Franklin University Announces Tuition Guarantee

by Tracey A. Maine

On May 18, Franklin University announced it would not raise undergraduate or graduate tuition this year. Students registering for the 2020-21 academic year will receive a tuition guarantee of $398 per undergraduate semester hour and $670 per graduate semester hour until graduation.

Wrapping up Black History Month with Dr. Charles Drew

by Hocking College Contributing Writer

Blood transfusions save 4.5 million people every year. When people have surgery or are in accidents, they lose blood, and it needs to be replaced; that's where blood transfusions save lives.

Three Health Programs Make Glassdoor's Best Jobs in America List

by Tim Brunicardi

The job search website Glassdoor recently released a list of the 50 Best Jobs in America for 2019.  From that list, three Allied Health-related careers that were included require degrees that can be earned at Hocking College in Nelsonville, Ohio.

Franklin University Launches New RN-to-BSN Program For RN Grads

by Tim Brunicardi

Franklin University recently unveiled their new program designed to help registered nurses (RN) obtain their Bachelor of Science in Nursing at a special price this fall.

NEALP Offers Assistance to Nursing Candidates

by Tim Brunicardi

If your dream is to become a Registered Nurse (RN) or a nursing instructor, then perhaps you should consider applying for the Nurse Education Assistance Loan Program (NEALP).

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