ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Albany Technical College will hold Health Care Technology programs Capping and Pinning for spring on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, beginning at Noon in the Kirkland Conference Center.
Nearly 40 Albany Tech students will be recognized during Wednesday's ceremony, including Practical Nursing, Pharmacy Technology, Radiologic Technology, and Paramedicine.
Keynote speaker for the program will be Elois Edge, Labor and Delivery Staff Nurse for Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.
Serving as a Labor and Delivery Staff Nurse and Nursing Manager at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital from 1978 to 1997, Elois Edge holds a wealth of experience in the nursing field. She was a Clinical Instructor at Georgia Southwestern State University from 1994 to 1997 and also served at Phoebe Putney as a Prepared Childbirth Instructor and Certified Nurse Midwife for Adams and Woods, OB-GYN, Phoebe Women's Center, and Albany Area Primary Health Clinic/Mirian Worthy Women's Health Clinic.
Medical assistants perform administrative and clinical tasks to keep the offices of physicians, podiatrists, chiropractors, and other health practitioners running smoothly. The duties of medical assistants vary from office to office, depending on the location and size of the practice and the practitioner's specialty.