To Your Health-Eye Exam Apps

YOU'VE LOST YOUR GLASSES OR CONTACTS AGAIN, AND YOU DON'T HAVE TIME TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT WITH AN EYE DOCTOR. WELL, THERE'S AN APP FOR THAT. BUT ARE MOBILE AND ONLINE EXAMS TRULY AS GOOD AS GOING TO THE OPHTHALMOLOGIST?

PHS Crew Boat Dedication

The PHS Big Reds Crew remembered their former team captain at a dedication ceremony Wednesday evening.

Southeast Ohio Children's Hunger Alliance Informational Breakfast in Marietta

The Southeast Ohio Children's Hunger Alliance will host an informational breakfast from 8:30-10 a.m. Thurday at the Lafayette Hotel, located at 101 Front St., Marietta. The session will focus on food-insecure children living in southeastern Ohio. Representatives from the organization will talk about how it works with child-care providers, school districts and afterschool and summer programs to provide healthy meals to millions of at-risk children each year. A Marietta Middle School breakfast-expansion program and the Warren Local School District's use of a Walmart Foundation grant to implement a breakfast-in-the-classroom program will be highlighted. To RSVP, contact Community Outreach Coordinator Katy Sulfridge at 740-263-2769 or email ksulfridge@childrenshungeralliance.org.

To Your Health-Sitting Too Long Can Erase Exercise Benefits

Everybody knows that exercise is good for your health, and too much sitting is bad. But did you know that spending excessive amounts of time seated can erase some of the benefits you get from exercise?

Patient Care Technician (PCT) program at West Virginia University at Parkersburg

The Patient Care Technician (PCT) program at West Virginia University at Parkersburg prepares a student for employment as a PCT. The Patient Care Technician works alongside other healthcare professionals to provide hands-on assistance to meet a patient's basic needs. Earning your National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) accredited PCT certification would demonstrate your knowledge, dedication, and professionalism in your field. Upon completion, graduates will have opportunities for employment in healthcare facilities such as hospitals, home health agencies, community health agencies, clinics, physician offices, and laboratories. Certifications Graduates of this program may continue their education and use their PCT certification as a pathway to our nursing program, or test for a Phlebotomy Technician Certification, EKG Certification, or even for National Certification as a PCT. Certification exams offered through NHA are accredited by the NCCA. Program Outcomes Upon successful completion of the program, the student will be able to: Apply the knowledge and skills to safely perform patient care within their designated role on a healthcare team. Utilize effective communication techniques and proper medical terminology while interacting with a diverse patient population and other members of the healthcare team. Demonstrate infection control practices per Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and facility guidelines when providing patient care within their designated role. Comply with legal, ethical, and professional standards within their performing patient care.

To Your Health-A Hole In Your Heart-6/28/17

To Your Health-A Hole In Your Heart-6/28/17

Forecast for June 28th, 2017

Forecast for June 28th, 2017

 

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