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MA Sim Man Temecula

Medical Assisting students improve skills with SimMan

by Nyla Hallum on November 12, 2015

Temecula campus’ SimMan – an expensive teaching mannequin built to simulate human body functions, such as heartbeat and respiration – will now be shared between the Respiratory Therapy and Medical Assisting programs. “The Respiratory Therapy program on our campus uses the SimMan and other simulation mannequins to help assess patients and perform procedures on a

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Dental Assisting Seminar Temecula

Dental Assisting students get crucial tips for upcoming State exam

by Nyla Hallum on November 2, 2015

Dental Assisting students on the Temecula campus got some important ‘insider’ information that will help them do well on their upcoming Registered Dental Assisting state boards. Zena Delling from J and Z Dental Seminars spent two hours with Dental Assisting program students recently, and left them feeling a lot better about what they might expect

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Respiratory Therapy graduate Quinn McNichols

Respiratory Therapist graduate finds family support is vital

by Nyla Hallum on September 24, 2015

Maybe Quinn McNichols could have made it through his Respiratory Therapy program on his own. But he is glad he did not have to. His wife, Heather, was there for him every step of the way. “My wife is the hardest working and most determined person I have known in my life,” says Quinn. “I

Posted in Grad Success / Respiratory Therapy / Temecula

Temecula Dental Assistants All Pass State Exams

100% of Temecula’s First Dental Assisting Class Passed RDA Licensure Exams

by Nyla Hallum on September 21, 2015

SJVC Temecula‘s very first Dental Assisting graduating class set an important precedent for future Dental Assistant classes to follow: They recently passed all three State exams to become Registered Dental Assistants (RDAs). All seven grads, plus one graduate from the August graduating class, met the academic and practical requirements for licensure. “Our Dental Assistant students were

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Open wide – Dental Assistant students see Orthodontist in action

by Nyla Hallum on September 16, 2015

Dental Assisting students spend a lot of lab time working on each other to perfect their dental skills and techniques. But there is nothing quite like watching a dental professional work on real patients to open their minds to the intricacies of a thriving dental practice. Temecula’s Dental Assisting students got that chance recently when

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Medical Office instructor Tawny Williams

Military wife put her needs last until she joined SJVC’s Medical Office program

by Nyla Hallum on August 25, 2015

Tawny Williams is her family’s support system. Her military husband, Melvin, and their 14-year-old son, Melvin, depend on her to keep “all systems go” at home. “A military wife is one of the biggest honors in the world, but it is a selfless life,” says Tawny. That busy life was rushing by. “By the time

Posted in Faculty Spotlights / Grad Success / Medical Office / Temecula

Medical Assisting graduate Angela Velasquez

Medical Assisting graduate finds a home at SJVC’s Temecula campus

by Nyla Hallum on August 13, 2015

The classrooms, the hallways, the people are all very familiar to Angela Velasquez as she comes to work each day at the Temecula campus. They should be. It was not that long ago that she sat in one of those very chairs absorbing all she could about the Medical Assisting program that would offer her

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