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Center helps foreign nationals retrain in their specialties

April 24, 2012

Filed under Health and Safety on Campus, Health Occupations

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release)--They came to the United States as refugees and immigrants with the skills and training to help others, but without the license they need to pursue a career. Despite their years of education, they often end up in low-paying jobs. Since it opened in 2001, the San D...

Health Sciences nominates Murray as employee of the year

Dylan Burke

March 19, 2012

Filed under From The Summit, Health Occupations

GROSSMONTCOLLEGE-- Health Science Tech Supervisor  Pat Murray has been nominated for the 2011 - 2012 California Community Colleges Classified Employees of the Year award. The award honors community college classified employees who show the highest level of commitment to his or her community coll...

There’s a new dean on campus

Barbara Boyd

August 31, 2011

Filed under Faculty, Health Occupations, Nursing

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- There is a new Dean on campus, but  she is far from being new to the school. Debbie Yaddow who has devoted  21 years to the Grossmont College Nursing program, is now the Dean of  Allied Health and Nursing. Yaddow related that she “fell” into her career, how she never p...

CVT program offers free screenings

August 30, 2011

Filed under Health and Safety on Campus, Health Occupations

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release)--Students from the cardiovascular technology (CVT) program will provide free screenings for  Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept.  20, at the Sharp Grossmont Hospital Senior Resource Center, Brier Patch campus,  9000 Wakarusa...

‘Door Stop On A Stick’ helps the wheelchair-bound

November 17, 2010

Filed under Health Occupations, Occupational Therapy

  Story and photos by Robert Sanchez GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- The Occupational Therapy Association (OTA) held its annual assistive technology show on Tuesday night, Nov. 16, in the health science complex. Instructor Darlene Cook assigned students to find clients with disabilities or a hardships, th...

Commentary: Health science complex totally transforms learning environment

Kamri Jackson

September 28, 2010

Filed under Health Occupations

GROSSMONT COLLEGE-- The Ribbon has been cut. The futurist building is complete; it is official. On Friday, Sept. 17, Grossmont faculty, students, and esteemed guests celebrated the opening of the brand new, “state of the art” Health and Sciences Complex.. Grossmont College President, Dr. Sunita Co...

Health-science complex surprisingly high-tech

September 22, 2010

Filed under Administration, Health Occupations

Ribbon-cutting photo GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) – An impressive array of demonstrations of everything from high-tech mannequins filling in as faux patients to a mock crime scene replete with a murder “victim” slumped over a living room sofa capped the grand opening Friday, Sept. 17, o...

The kind of cuts we like on campus!

September 17, 2010

Filed under Administration, Health Occupations

  * GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) -- Deanna Weeks, vice chairman of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Cuyamaca Community College District, cut the ribbon Friday, Sept. 17 at the new health sciences complex on the Grossmont campus. The ribbon cutting lineup, from left included:  Cuyamaca College Student Tru...

Hi-tech hospital simulations enhance nursing study at Grossmont

August 23, 2010

Filed under Health Occupations, Nursing

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) -- Vanessa Cordova, newly hired nurse at Sharp Grossmont Hospital, quickly assesses the situation. A 46-year-old patient, J. Smith, had been admitted after collapsing at home and losing consciousness. A heart patient, Smith is hooked up to a monitor, looking pale,...

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