Practical Nursing Students Attend ConventionMay 3rd, 2012 | By admin | Category: Education
Practical nursing program students at Arkansas State University-Searcy, a technical campus of ASU-Beebe, along with students at ASU-Heber Springs, participated in the annual Arkansas Licensed Practical Nursing Association (ALPNA) convention in Batesville, April 5-6.
Approximately four hundred student nurses, representing nine practical nursing programs from around the state, met for this competitive event.
Winners from ASU-Searcy were Debra Petross of Cabot won second place in anatomy and physiology; Amanda Carbajal of Austin won third place in anatomy and physiology; Callie Lorton of Searcy won second place in nutrition; Chastity Acosta of Judsonia won first place in pharmacology; Cynthia Cummings of Searcy won third place in pharmacology; Janessa Moore of Judsonia won third place in medical terminology; Brandy Goforth of McRae won second place in medical terminology; and Shelby Borel of Beebe won first place in medical spelling. ASU-Heber Springs student Katherine Rosier of Quitman won third place in medical spelling.
The nursing program at ASU-Searcy, which requires slightly more than 10 months of coursework, has new day classes starting every fall and spring. The nursing program on the Heber Springs campus is an 18 month night/weekend satellite program. Interested persons should submit an ASU-Beebe application for admission and provide current ACT scores of 19 or better in English, Reading, and Mathematics or equivalent Compass scores. In addition, a nursing program application should be submitted, which is available at www.asub.edu under Nursing. All application materials must be received no later than the application deadline posted on the nursing web page to be considered for entry into the program.
For more details regarding the ASU-Beebe Allied Health programs, call (501) 882-8822, or view the website at www.asub.edu.