Edgecombe Community College’s Practical Nursing program was recently ranked #6 in the state after receiving a perfect score by a national nursing advocacy organization. The top nine schools on the Practicalnursing.org list received a 100 percent score, and Edgecombe Community College was listed as sixth based on program size. “It’s great,” says Barbara Knopp, program […]
The Edgecombe Community College patient simulation team recently led a demonstration for the Young Ladies Empowerment Series at Rocky Mount Middle School. Audience members ranged from elementary school age to young adults. The demonstrations featured a cardiac arrest demonstration and a conversation with one of the high tech manikins. The group also did a Google […]
Health Occupations graduates at Edgecombe Community College were honored by College staff, family, and friends during the annual Health Occupations Recognition Ceremony held January 25. About 200 students completed programs in Community Health Coach, Medication Aide, Nurse Aide I and II, Phlebotomy, and Personal Health Care Aide State Training. Some students completed more than one […]
The Edgecombe Community College Student Nurses Association held a coat drive for the Rocky Mount area as a fall community service project and collected numerous winter wear items. From left are ECC Nursing students Lindsey Woodlief and Nicole Wainwright, who is president of the association.
Edgecombe Community College Nursing students participated in the Twin Counties Heart Walk in Rocky Mount on October 21. Shown front (l-r) are Rebecca Proctor, Kelsey Owens, Caroline Harris, Haley Lewis, Quantayjia Ridley, (back) Nursing Instructor Loretta Langley, Rachel Earp, Rebecca Davis, James Jackson, Christian Hardy, Krisan Ellis, Ashley Stancil, and Angela Barnes. Heart Walk is […]
See our new video on the impact the Biotechnology and Medical Simulation Center will have on health care education at Edgecombe Community College.
The real thing is coming to Edgecombe. In January 2016, Edgecombe Community College will begin training health sciences students in its new Biotechnology and Medical Simulation Center, a state-of-the-art facility that will launch a new era in health care education for the region. Construction began in October 2014 and is nearing completion. The three-story, 45,000-square-foot […]