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WHO WE ARE:
WCUI School of Nursing is owned and operated by a team of administrators, faculty, and staff equipped with years of experience in healthcare, and many are well-known in the healthcare community. Our family of nurses, technologists, and medical professionals pursue the greatest possible impact on the best patient care, and that begins with educating the next generation of nurses. Our programs were created and are continuously adapted to provide the knowledge and skills you need to meet the growing demand for nurses in the field. WCUI will help you meet your career challenges head-on, because we’ve been there and because you are the future of healthcare.
West Coast Ultrasound Institute’s mission is to provide our students with a solid foundation in their field of study. We are dedicated to giving these students a well‐balanced curriculum, which includes classroom instruction, laboratory training, and supervised clinical experience. Students are taught in a supportive educational environment by a highly qualified staff of professionals. We aim to produce superior graduates with the knowledge and confidence necessary to succeed both professionally and financially. Our goal is to make West Coast Ultrasound Institute (“WCUI”) the preferred source of education in the community for each of our specified fields of study.
To provide quality nursing education for students of all backgrounds, and to fill the growing job market with passionate, knowledgeable, and skilled nurses.
WHY SHOULD I COME TO WCUI?
Dr. Hany Nashed FMD, MSc, BSN, PHN
Director of Nursing
Dr. Hany Nashed graduated with an MD degree from the Cairo University and practiced as a pulmonologist for more than 25 years. He immigrated to the US in 2001 and obtained his BSN from Azusa Pacific University before joining WCUI in 2010 as the Director of General Education and nursing instructor. Dr. Hany grew quickly alongside WCUI’s School of Nursing and became the Assistant Director of Nursing in Ontario in December 2012 and Director of Nursing in Ontario and Beverly Hills in April of 2016 while the school’s population more than doubled at each campus.
Catherine Jagos, MSN-Ed, BSN, RN
Director of Practical Nursing
Catherine Jagos brings over 40 years of nursing experience to WCUI. From 32 years as a full-time emergency nurse while gaining her BSN in Nursing, to teaching a wide variety of nursing courses at Delta College, to then moving to Arizona to gain her Masters in Nursing Education with an emphasis in Simulation, Catherine has a multitude of educational and real-life experience to share with our students and faculty.
Lee Londette Dua aka "Mr. Lee" RN, BSN, JD
Theory Instructor and Student Success Coordinator
Lee Londette Dua started his nursing career soon after graduation in January 2005 as an ICU nurse. Mr. Lee continued his nursing career as an ICU nurse for five years and joined WCUI in 2009 as theory instructor and a student success coordinator. He is also an avid runner and has completed 18 half-marathons!