OCH hosts PCA clinicals

Nine Students from Petra Allied Health completed their clinical training at Gravette hospital and clinic

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

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PCA student Kaitlin Holmes prepares to check blood pressure on OCH communications coordinator Jayna Cardetti Thursday while PCA students Tiffany Chandler, Elyssa Sheets and PCA instructor Lonnie Moll look on.

PCA student Kaitlin Holmes prepares to check blood pressure on OCH communications coordinator Jayna Cardetti Thursday while PCA students Tiffany Chandler, Elyssa Sheets and PCA instructor Lonnie Moll look on.
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Ozarks Community Hospital proved to be an excellent host last week for the clinical training portion of a patient care assistant program offered by Petra Allied Health of Springdale.

Nine students received their 28 hours of clinical training at Gravette’s hospital and clinic on Monday through Thursday. Under the supervi-From Staff Reportssion of OCH doctors and nurses and licensed practical nurse and clinical instructor Dana Crow, the students were able topractice the skills they had learned during their 48 hours of in-class training.

The specialized training - not to be confused with personal care assistant training (a short course for those who provide personal care to a loved one or friend) - is for certified nursing assistants who wish to learn ...

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Kaitlin Holmes (left), Leticia Brockelsby, Michael Hubbard, Elyssa Sheets, CNA and PCA instructor Lonnie Moll Amanda Alley, T... + Enlarge


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