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4 Medical Careers That Pay Off (and You Can Learn in Under 2 Years)

4 Medical Careers That Pay Off (and You Can Learn in Under 2 Years)

by SJVC on January 14, 2020

When most people consider pursuing a medical career, they think it takes several years of school before they can start working. That’s not always the case. In fact, there are medical careers that offer decent pay and often take less than 2 years of college to earn an associate degree. Surgical Technologists Surgical Technologists assist in surgical

Posted in Dental Hygiene / Occupational Therapy Assistant / Respiratory Therapy / Surgical Technologist

Disabled military veteran tries a career he had never considered before

Disabled military veteran tries a career he had never considered before

by Nyla on January 8, 2020

When Feliciano Hernandez joined the Army in 2003, he planned to be a ‘lifer’. He liked the structure of military life, the spirit of teamwork and the financial security the Army provided, especially after he and his wife, Nichole, married and their family grew to include four children. There were downsides to Army life, too.

Posted in Grad Success / Respiratory Therapy / Visalia

Respiratory Therapy Program at San Joaquin Valley College Named a Top Online Program for Overall Value

Respiratory Therapy Program at San Joaquin Valley College Named a Top Online Program for Overall Value

by Ryan Smith on January 2, 2020

San Joaquin Valley College (SJVC), a family-owned college, is proud to announce that its online Bachelor of Science Respiratory Therapy degree completion (BSRT) program was ranked one of the top online respiratory programs by Intelligent.com. Intelligent.com, an editorially independent research organization and educational website, recently profiled and rated some of the nation’s top colleges and

Posted in News and Events / Online Program / Respiratory Therapy / Respiratory Therapy Bachelor's Degree

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SJVC Rancho Cordova hosted their first Youth Health Conference

by SJVC on December 11, 2019

San Joaquin Valley College (SJVC), a private junior college in Rancho Cordova, hosted its first Youth Health Conference at their state-of-the-art campus located at 11000 Olson Road. The focus of this conference was to expose local junior, and high school students to area experts who possess advanced knowledge of the health care setting, and introduce

Posted in News and Events / Rancho Cordova / Respiratory Therapy / Surgical Technologist

SJVC Rancho Cordova participates in the 30th Annual Dignity Health NICU Reunion 2

SJVC Rancho Cordova participates in the 30th Annual Dignity Health NICU Reunion

by Ryan Smith on November 12, 2019

Students and faculty from SJVC Rancho Cordova participated in the 30th Annual Dignity Health NICU Reunion, an event where former patients and family members celebrate their “graduation” from the NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Units). The ages of those participating in the event ranged from just a few months to 18 years and up. There were

Posted in News and Events / Rancho Cordova / Respiratory Therapy

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Military vet expects respiratory therapist career to meet key goals

by Nyla on September 9, 2019

Damien Mange spent 12 years in the United States Army honing skills and values that will serve him all his life. “For all that it was, the good and the bad, I will always be grateful for the lessons that it gave me,” he says. Those lessons guide important decisions and help him weigh potential

Posted in Bakersfield / Respiratory Therapy / Student Success

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Job hopper finds dream career as a respiratory therapist

by Nyla on August 29, 2019

Tim Seldow knows what it’s like to live day-to-day without any sense of what the future holds. His roots were planted in shallow ground, easily pulled up and transplanted into another nutrient-thin environment. It started early when, at eight years old, his single mom left him with his grandparents who had immigrated to the U.S.

Posted in Grad Success / Rancho Cordova / Respiratory Therapy