Florida National University Receives Provisional Approval From The Health Professions Council Of The Bahamas

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The Health Professions Council of the Bahamas will provisionally recognize FNU credits towards requirements in Respiratory Therapy Associates, Bachelor of Science and Diagnostic Sonographer Technology Associate degrees.

Photo of Dr.  Richard Knowles, Professor Jose Antonio Lammoglia, Ms. Bernadette Ellis, and Dr. Loreto Almonte

L-R Dr. Richard Knowles, Professor Jose Antonio Lammoglia, Ms Bernadette Ellis and Dr Loreto Almonte

We are very pleased to have been honored with this approval from the Health Professions Council, and look forward to collaborating with our neighbors in the Commonwealth of the Bahamas.

Florida National University (FNU) has been granted provisional approval for registration as viable training programs with the Health Professions Council (HPC) of the Bahamas for the following: Respiratory Therapy Associate (AS) and Bachelor of Science (BS), and Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Technology Associate (DMS/AS).

Members of the FNU~Bahamas team, Dr. Almonte, Professor Lammoglia, and Ms. Borges, met with Ms. Ellis and Dr. Knowles on Monday, September 17, 2018. The FNU~Bahamas team members were delighted to receive the HPC official letter, on behalf of Dr. Maria C. Regueiro, FNU President/CEO.

“We are very pleased to have been honored with this approval from the Health Professions Council, and look forward to collaborating with our neighbors in the Commonwealth of the Bahamas,” stated Dr. Regueiro.

Dr. Almonte, FNU Allied Health Division Head said “We are very grateful for the opportunity that has been given to FNU, as we are committed to educating and training knowledgeable professionals to meet the needs of the Bahamian community.”

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