SRTC Nursing Students Benefit from State of the Art Technology

SRTC Telehealth Unit Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) was recently able to procure some of the latest technology available to healthcare providers. The College is now the proud owner of two multi-faceted telehealth units. While not entirely new, telehealth is still a burgeoning industry, especially in rural areas. Telehealth encompasses a broad variety of technologies and tactics that allows providers to deliver virtual medical, health, and education services. Telehealth is...



SRTC Nursing Program Provides New Opportunity for Non-traditional Student

Tricia Rich You’ve likely heard about the ever-prevalent ‘nursing shortage’ in the United States for years now and have likely assumed it has been resolved. That, however, is not the case. According to data from the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics employment of registered nurses is expected to grow by 16% through 2024, which is over double the standard job growth rate. While a lack of nurses certainly presents an issue for medical facilities, it likewise provides an...



SRTC and Mercer University Sign Articulation Agreement for Nursing Program

Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) and Mercer University recently finalized an agreement that will allow nursing students to seamlessly transfer between the two schools. The agreement, which has been in process since late last year, serves to strengthen the academic bond between the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) and the state’s private universities. “Southern Regional Technical College is pleased to continue and expand our partnership and collaboration with...



Technical Education Spurs Passion for Technical Instruction for Award-Winning SRTC Faculty Member

Tammy Bryant, of Thomasville, Georgia, has devoted her career to caring for others. She spent 11 years as a labor and delivery nurse in Atlanta before she began her teaching career with the practical nursing program at the former Southwest Georgia Technical College in 1994. In education, she found more opportunity to nurture the people around her. “I enjoy touching the lives of others. There is no better reward than bringing someone in who knows nothing about the nursing program,...



Nursing Students at SRTC Benefit from On-Site Animal Assisted Therapy

A recent collaboration between the Veterinary Technology program and the Associate of Science in Nursing program at Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) yielded incredible results. The project, a brainchild of SRTC Veterinary Technology instructor Sharon Poitevint, was so popular with participants there is potential for it to become a staple on the Thomasville, GA campus. According to the Mayo Clinic, Pet therapy is a broad term that includes animal-assisted therapy and other...



ASN Students Honored in Pinning Ceremony at SRTC

Left to Right: Front Row: Hannah Hancock, Heather Southerland, Katie Owens, Haley Bates Second Row: Caitlin Blair, Adrianna Najar, Hope Shirley, Robin Mullins, Delilah Flowers Third Row: Justin Carroll, Nakeshia Durham, Keizzie Collins, Shelley Robinson, Alex Hobrat Fourth Row: Danielle McDonald, Sonya Brown, Kristian Mercer, Nicole Lawrence, Krystal Twyman, Karlie Bozeman Fifth Row: Brook Daws, Ashley Anderson, Courtney Pearson Sixth Row: Cienda James, James Williams, Kalisha Martin,...



SRTC Approved to Expand Registered Nursing Program

To address a critical need for healthcare workers, the Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) will expand its Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) degree program to the SRTC Moultrie and Tifton locations in a move that could eventually double the number of nursing graduates the school produces annually. The first cohorts will begin in 2017; pending approval from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and the College is already receiving applications. SRTC-Tifton will...



SRTC Offers A Variety of Nursing Options to Fit Every Lifestyle

A busy lifestyle will no longer hinder you from becoming a nurse.  Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) is providing access to careers that, for many, may have never been an option.  With three different nursing programs that vary in length from two semesters to two years and flexible scheduling options SRTC has a fit for you.  The College’s nursing options – Nurse Aide, Practical Nursing (PN), and Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) – can be completed independently or can...



Practical Nursing Students Honored at Pinning Ceremony

First row (from left to right): Austin Williamson, Alisha Bodiford, Ashley Anderson, Lronjolyce King, Cynthia Stanley, Desiree Terrell, Brittany Walters, Melissa Coleman Eight students were recognized during the August 5th Practical Nursing pinning ceremony held at Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC). The ceremony commemorates the students’ successful completion of their nursing coursework and clinical rotations. Students who are graduating at the end of the Summer 2015...