MCC student nursing students donate bleeding control kits

Tragedy can strike at any moment. But thanks to the efforts of Meridian Community College student nurses, being prepared for a potential emergency can help save lives. Students in the college’s chapter of Organization of Student Nurses (OSN), created bleeding control kits and have given them to teachers at Northeast Lauderdale Elementary School and campus …

MCC nursing offers another classroom experience

“It was so real.” That’s how Ana Primeaux, fourth semester Associate Degree Nursing Program student from Meridian Community College, summed up her experience during a class exercise project on Wednesday. She and her classmates took part in a multi-victim trauma scenario simulation held on campus that also yielded situations and conditions that ranged from a …

Continuing Accreditation

Meridian Community College’s Associate Degree Nursing Program was granted continuing accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). This accreditation was approved by its board of commissioners based on findings by the ACEN site visit team which visited campus during the spring semester. “We’re very happy about it. So much work goes into the process on a continuing …

Awarded

Meridian Community College Associate Degree Nursing Program alumna Pam Watson, left, is the recipient of the Mississippi Nurses Foundation Scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship was presented by Rosalyn Howard, right, executive director of the Mississippi Nurses Foundation, to Watson. The foundation presents scholarships to nursing students enrolled in an accredited associate or baccalaureate nursing program in …

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