nursing http://wxpr.org en High School Students Get Technical Degrees http://wxpr.org/post/high-school-students-get-technical-degrees <p> Thirty-three area high school students recently got a jump on college and careers in health care by graduating from Nicolet College's Certified Nursing Assistant program. What's unique&nbsp; is&nbsp; all of the students completed the program by taking Nicolet classes&nbsp; held&nbsp; in their high schools. State officials and educators have been working on ways for high school students to gain technical college credits while still in high school as a way to jump-start a career.</p> Sun, 06 Jul 2014 19:47:00 +0000 Ken Krall 20655 at http://wxpr.org High School Students Get Technical Degrees Building Resources For New Moms http://wxpr.org/post/building-resources-new-moms <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font size="4">Mothers-to-be have a chance to learn more about breastfeeding resources. The Northwoods Breastfeeding Coalition is hosting several educational sessions this week. Cheri Nemec is a dietician who works with the Wisconsin WIC program and the Great Lakes Intertribal Council. She says a lot of moms plan to breastfeed, but may switch to formula if they start to worry about whether they’re doing it right.</font></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in">&nbsp;</p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 6374 at http://wxpr.org