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Ohlinger lives in Henryville, Pennsylvania, and works as an emergency room technician at a local hospital.
Frederick, “Trauma techs assist nurses in taking care of the patients. We'll do
the EKGs. We'll draw the lab work. We'll do splinting. We'll transport
patients. We will do crutch instructions. Basically anything that is delegated
to us within our scope of practice.”
his job but after many years in his role, he wanted to move into an
administrative role within the hospital. To accomplish that goal, he felt he needed
to build up his administrative skills to complement his years of clinical
experience. His next step was to return to school and earn a college degree.
Working full time,
a traditional brick and mortar university would not work.
“I was looking for
someplace to continue my education, and I was talking to one of our hospital
supervisors who happened to be earning her master's in nursing through Kaplan
University, and she gave me the phone number and the website.”
additional research, Frederick contacted Kaplan University.
“I made a phone
call. Spoke with one of the advisors. Within 35 minutes I was signed up. I had
my courses. I soon started my classes, and felt everything just fell right into
place just like it's supposed to. No gimmicks—this is what you need to have,
and this is when you start your classes. If you have any problems, you call me
or you email me. Done deal.”
in Kaplan University in January 2013. He graduated in 2016 with a bachelor’s
degree in health care administration.
“My next step is
to transition through to administration, which can be a little difficult
considering all of the years that I have with clinical background. It can be a little tough
sometimes to find somebody willing to open the door and mentor you through that
doorway. It's a challenge, but persistence will get me there.”
A member of the
Kaplan University alumni association, Frederick understands firsthand the
importance of mentor support. While pursuing his degree at the University, he
was a volunteer mentor to undergraduate students in the health care
Frederick feels he
had a great experience at Kaplan University and is now pursuing master’s degree
in health care administration at the University.
“If you're looking
for a good online education with good academic instructors that are willing to
work with you, and willing to stay in touch with you and help you through your
difficulties, Kaplan University's the place to go.”
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