Displaying items by tag: certification

Friday, 18 March 2022 13:04

FirstHealth recognizes Certified Nurses Day

PINEHURST — FirstHealth of the Carolinas is celebrating Certified Nurses Day on March 19 by honoring more than 220 nationally certified nurses who work across the FirstHealth system. 

Published in Lifestyle

ROCKINGHAM — Of the 461 calls responded to by the Rockingham Fire Department in 2021, 18.2% (84) were in the noon hour, according to the annual report presented to the City Council last week by Chief Harold Isler.

Published in Local News

RALEIGH — D’Anthony Ravenell, a former student of the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Aviation Career Education Academy Program, has found much success in his continued career path in the aerospace field. 

Published in Lifestyle

HAMLET — Five employees at VBC | Manufacturing in Hamlet recently completed the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification class that teaches people working in an industrial or manufacturing setting how to improve business processes. The class is coordinated by Richmond Community College and supported by state funding.

Published in Lifestyle
Wednesday, 15 December 2021 13:27

RichmondCC offering cybersecurity class at lower price

HAMLET — According to the Identity Theft Resource Center, the number of data breaches publicly reported so far this year has already exceeded the total for 2020, putting 2021 on track for a record year. 

Published in Lifestyle

PINEHURST — FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital has received certification as a Primary Stroke Center from DNV, affirming the hospital’s readiness to treat a full range of stroke-related medical problems. 

Published in Local News
Wednesday, 20 October 2021 12:49

Medical Assistants Recognition Week at RichmondCC

HAMLET — The American Association of Medical Assistants has designated this week as Medical Assistants’ Recognition Week. Medical Assistants across the country will be recognized during this special week and honored on Medical Assistants’ Recognition Day, Oct. 20, 2021. These hard-working individuals have the patients’ best interests in mind while performing a wide array of tasks. These individuals are superheroes of any medical practice.

Published in Lifestyle

RALEIGH — The N.C. Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service under the office of Gov. Roy Cooper has agreed to a settlement with the federal government after an investigation alleged falsified timecards and compliance documents for grants from the federal AmeriCorps program.

Published in Local News

ROCKINGHAM — FirstHealth of the Carolinas is proud to announce the certification of its cardiac rehabilitation programs by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. This certification is recognition of FirstHealth’s longstanding commitment to improving the quality of life of patients by enhancing standards of care.

Published in Lifestyle
Monday, 06 September 2021 12:48

OPINION: Make licensing reform a priority

According to the most-recent ranking I can find, North Carolina requires state-approved licenses in more occupations (nearly 200) than most other states do. North Carolina licenses twice as many occupations as Virginia does, and three times as many as South Carolina.

Published in Opinion
Page 1 of 2