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Campbellsville University honors 95 graduates

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 Ninety-five graduates from five allied health programs offered through Campbellsville University Technology Training Center were honored in a ceremony Oct. 25 at Ransdell Chapel.

The graduates are from the following programs of study: advanced nursing assistant-patient care technician; medical transcription; clinical medical assistant; pharmacy technician; and phlebotomy technician.

CUTTC Allied Health Instructor Buffy Ryan awarded graduates with pins from the medical transcription program. She said students had to learn many different skills, a few of which was medical terminology, how to format medical documents and how to transcribe a physician’s dictated notes. After completing at least 100 hours of learning, they will be working behind the scenes in the health field.

The 13 graduates of this program include Karen Chitwood of Summersville and Sara Rickliffe of Hodgenville.

Ryan awarded graduates from the clinical medical assistant program with pins. These graduates completed over 320 hours of training and clinical practice. Ryan said, “They are well rounded and can perform many tasks such as drawing blood, preparing medication, taking dictation and caring for patients.”

There were 24 graduates of this program including Cindi Ray of Hodgenville and Dava Taylor of Buffalo.

CUTTC Phlebotomy Instructor Debbie Glasscock awarded graduates of the phlebotomy technician program with pins. “This program is the largest of the five allied health programs,” she said. These students have completed at least 125 hours of training that included at least 100 hours of clinical experience and performing over 100 venipunctures during their training.

There were 43 graduates of this program including Deneen Caffee of Buffalo.