Meet the Faculty
Chyrle Collins attended Swainsboro Vocational Technical School from 1983-1984, receiving her diploma for Practical Nursing. She returned to school at Georgia Southern University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing in 1993. She has experience working in ICU, a medical-surgical unit, and the emergency room.
Jackie Howard started nursing school at Armstrong College in Savannah in 1988 and received an Associate of Nursing Degree. She worked in the operating room at St. Joseph’s Hospital for three years. She moved to Statesboro, GA, in 1993 to work at the Bulloch County Health Department. The Health Department allowed Jackie to return to school for Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, which she received in October 1997. In April 2008, Jackie completed her Master of Science Degree in Nursing Education. She joined Ogeechee Technical College in 2008 in the Practical Nursing program. Jackie has been married for 24 years and has four daughters ages 23, 19, 14, and 11.
Sharlene Conley is a 2002 graduate of Ogeechee Technical College and received a diploma in Practical Nursing. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2005 from Armstrong Atlantic State University. Mrs. Conley is currently obtaining a Masters of Nursing degree, Nurse Educator concentration, from Liberty University. She has experience in Neonatal ICU, Newborn Nursery, Labor & Delivery, Mother-Baby care, Medical-Surgical, Endoscopy, and Home Health. She is married and has four children.
Brittany graduated from Darton College in 2010. Married 3 years, Brittany and her husband have a 14 month old little girl. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with friends and family.
The Practical Nursing program is approved by The Georgia Board of Examiners of Licensed Practical Nursing, 237 Coliseum Dr., Macon, GA 31217, Phone 478.207.1300.
Pr. Nursing Program Goals
Nurse Aide Program Goals
Programs of Study
*Denotes Title IV eligible program (PELL).
**Denotes a competitive admission program. Please view the OTC Catalog and Student Handbook for details.
Program Purpose Statement
The mission of the Ogeechee Technical College Practical Nursing Program is to prepare qualified graduates of the program to become theoretically, clinically, ethically, and legally safe entry-level practitioners who will successfully pass the licensure examination, and be committed to assisting in meeting the health care needs of the community.
Nurse Aide Certificate
The Nurse Aide program provides academic foundations for diploma level health programs. Students gain skills in communications, mathematics, and human relations, as well as technical fundamentals. Students are trained in the underlying fundamentals of health care delivery and are prepared for entry-level employment and subsequent upward mobility.
NAST 1100 - Nurse Aide Fundamentals
PNSG 2010 - Introduction to Pharmacology and Clinical Calculations
PNSG 2030 - Nursing Fundamentals
PNSG 2035 - Nursing Fundamentals Clinical
PNSG 2210 - Medical-Surgical Nursing I
PNSG 2310 - Medical-Surgical Nursing Clinical I
PNSG 2220 - Medical-Surgical Nursing II
PNSG 2320 - Medical-Surgical Nursing Clinical II
PNSG 2230 - Medical-Surgical Nursing III
PNSG 2330 - Medical-Surgical Nursing Clinical III
PNSG 2240 - Medical-Surgical Nursing IV
PNSG 2340 - Medical-Surgical Nursing Clinical IV
PNSG 2250 - Maternity Nursing
PNSG 2255 - Maternity Nursing Clinical
PNSG 2410 - Nursing Leadership
PNSG 2415 - Nursing Leadership Clinical
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