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Our leadership, faculty, and staff are highly educated medical professionals, many of whom are well known in the healthcare community. Their experience paves the way for your success. We are dedicated to providing an education that focuses on a promising career through an engaging, instructive, and supportive environment that continues beyond graduation.
Our instructors stay after hours to assist our student’s needs, our campus director’s office doors are always open. Everyone on staff and in the classroom share one top priority: helping students into their careers.
We are a family of field-experienced sonographers, technologists and medical professionals who understand your career ambitions because we have experienced them ourselves. We believe you are the future of healthcare, and we take your passion and turn it into the skills, knowledge and confidence you need to launch a successful career.
To provide quality nursing education for students of all backgrounds, and to fill the growing job market with passionate, knowledgeable, and nursing professionals.
WHAT WE DO
WCUI is a family of nurses, technologists, and medical professionals with a shared goal: to help you master your field of study and become the future of healthcare. In this family, you will get the help you need every step of the way. From finding the right program, to graduation and connecting you with a professional network, we are dedicated to helping you to maintain your education as technology evolves further, and beyond.
WCUI’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.
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 - Phoenix Campus
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 Dua, RN, BSN, JD
Director of Nursing - Ontario Campus
Lee 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 a theory instructor and a student success coordinator. He is also an avid runner and has completed 18 half-marathons!