EMS Students Face Real Emergencies at Event

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) students from Sampson Community College got more than they bargained for when they were invited to attend the 1st Marching Band Competition at Midway High School to set up a first aid station. “The event was huge and of course, we loved the opportunity to give our students the chance to…

SCC’s Practical Nursing 100% Again

At Sampson Community College, the Nursing programs and success are synonymous. The latest news for the Practical Nursing Class of 2019 is that it has achieved a 100% passing rate on its licensure exams. The exams are required and administered by the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN) by individual State Boards of…

Immobilizing Patients Takes Patience

One of the most important aspects of providing emergency medical treatment is being able to safely move patients away from danger without causing further injury. This is why it is a reinforced science for Sampson Community College’s Emergency Medical students. “Learning spinal immobilization, used when there is a possibility of back or neck injury is…

SCC Nursing Accolades Continue

As is often the case, a national organization has placed Sampson Community College’s Nursing program in the upper echelon of programs in North Carolina. The latest report coming from NursingExplorer.com Out of 75 programs throughout the state of North Carolina, SCC was ranked seventh for its Registered Nursing and fourteenth for its Licensed Practical Nursing…

SCC Sends Nurses Into The Field

Sampson County area is about to be better cared for than ever as the latest crop of Licensed Practical Nursing graduates from Sampson Community College is pinned. “The health division at Sampson Community College is proud of this group of Practical Nursing graduates,” says Veronica Stevens, Division Chair of Health Programs at SCC. “They have…

Medical Assisting Receives National Accreditation

Sampson Community College continues to create opportunities for students to participate in accredited programs. This week, SCC’s Medical Assisting program received news from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) that it has joined the list. “This is fabulous news,” said Dr. Veronica Stevens, Division Chair of Health Programs at the college….

SCC Nursing Receives Top Honors

Being at or near the top is not something new to Sampson Community College. Recently, reports from the NCCCS showed the college’s Truck Driver Training program ranked first in the state. Now, a national organization called RegisteredNursing.org, has released similar news about the college’s nursing program. That organization ranks SCC fourth in the nation for…

EMS Students Experience UNC Trauma Day

Sampson Community College was the only community college whose students were invited to attend this year’s UNC Trauma Day Paramedic Competition in Durham. Emergency Medical Science students attended the event for the second year straight to learn through other avenues about the discipline. “This is a great experience for our students,” says Angela Magill, EMS…

SCC’s ADN Nurses Graduate

Sampson Community College celebrated its Associate Degree Nursing graduates with the 2019 Pinning Ceremony this week. Pictured are (front row, left to right) Katie Rose, Maricela Toribio-Torres, Jessica Tart, Shanessa Jordan, Cari Dickinson, Elena Castillo, Lydia Halstead, Shanell Baig, Jennifer Burrows, Elizabeth Cottle, Laurie Garcia and Hannah Shipp. Secon row, left to right are Ashley…

SCC Students Working Together

For years, the Nursing department at Sampson Community College has resided directly above the Cosmetology department in SCC’s Technology Building. This week, however, the two are coming together for reasons that will benefit students in each dept. “Today senior nursing students are having their graduation pictures with their nursing caps done,” says Krystle Edge, SCC…

New Course Offers Life-Saving Value

If you ever wanted to make a difference in people’s lives, your chance comes this Monday at Sampson Community College. SCC will begin Emergency Medical Responders classes and lessons learned could be the difference between life and death for someone in the future. EMR professionals provide lifesaving care to critical patients who access the emergency medical…