SRTC Thomasville MA Students Recognized at Pinning Ceremony

Pictured left to right: Back row: Lisa Conner, Alexandria Graham, Ricketta Wilson Middle row: Destanie Howard, Brittany Taylor, Sheletha Teal Front row: Chelsea Jones, Tiffany Curry, Peyton Phelps

Nine students were recently recognized at a Medical Assisting pinning ceremony held at Southern Regional Technical College’s (SRTC) Thomasville Campus. These students completed one semester of prerequisite coursework as well as multiple semesters of rigorous occupational coursework, including a series of clinical rotations at local medical offices.

Lisa Conner, Alexandria Graham, Ricketta Wilson, Destanie Howard, Brittany Taylor, Sheletha Teal, Chelsea Jones, Tiffany Curry, and Peyton Phelps were all recognized for completing the requirements of the Medical Assisting program.

“I am incredibly proud of the accomplishments of this group of graduates and know they will represent our College and community as leaders in their field as they progress in their careers. It has been an honor and a pleasure to have spent the last year with them; guiding them through to the end of their goal. Watching them reach that goal is the best part of what I do at SRTC. I am looking forward to seeing where each of them go from here. They all have so much potential and I believe they will fulfill every bit of that potential in the medical field. Congratulations Class of 2018 Medical Assistants,” stated SRTC Medical Assisting Program Chair Sherry Harrison, CMA (AAMA), AAS.

The Medical Assisting program at SRTC trains students for administrative and clinical duties, primarily in physicians’ offices or clinics. Clinical skills include taking vital signs, obtaining medical histories, performing basic lab tests, sterilizing instruments, administering medications, and assisting the physician. Administrative skills include answering phones, scheduling appointments, filing medical and insurance reports, arranging for hospital admissions and laboratory services. The College offers both degree and diploma educational tracks. The Medical Assisting diploma program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
For more information about the Medical Assisting program please contact Sherry Harrison at sharrison@southernregional.edu Gina Sierra at gsierra@southernregional.edu or Jill Burnette at jburnette@southernregional.edu.

SRTC offers over 150 degree, diploma, and certificate programs that are designed to get you quickly into your desired career, and 27 general education courses that transfer to the University System of Georgia institutions and 19 private colleges and universities in Georgia. SRTC has instructional sites located in Ashburn, Cairo, Camilla, Moultrie, Thomasville, Tifton, and Sylvester for the convenience of our students. The College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). SACSCOC is the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in the Southern states. For the most up-to-date information on registration, class dates, and program offerings, log on to www.southernregional.edu, or call (888) 205-3449.

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