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Chandler Dixon ACCSC Award Winner

WCUI Alumni Wins Outstanding Graduate Award

WCUI ALUMNI, CHANDLER DIXON, WINS 2019 ACCSC OUTSTANDING GRADUATE AWARDEarlier this year, WCUI’s own alumni, Chandler Dixon, was nominated and awarded the 2019 ACCSC “Outstanding Graduate” Award. Every year ACCSC receives submissions from hundreds of accredited member schools for graduates working in the same field as the program from which they graduated and have made […]

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NEW! WCUI NCLEX Pass Rate & the Importance of the NCLEX Exam

NCLEX preparation is a key component of our curriculum for our vocational nursing students at the WCUI School of Nursing, because the NCLEX-PN is a key component to your career as a licensed vocational nurse. The current NCLEX pass rates at our California campuses absolutely reflect the hard work our students and faculty put into […]

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WCUI Sponsors March of Dimes “Healthy Moms and Strong Babies” Arizona event; AZ Governor Ducey Signs “Arianna’s Law”

Last Friday, WCUI has the honor of sponsoring a March of Dimes Healthy Moms and Strong Babies Arizona event alongside Samsung and Sage Therapeutics. The event included a ceremonial SB1040 bill signing with AZ Governor Ducey, which established an advisory committee on maternal fatalities and morbidity to recommend improvements to information collection concerning the incidence […]

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Women in Nursing History : Mary Ezra Mahoney

Mary Ezra Mahoney was born in the Spring of 1845 in Boston, Massachusetts where she spent most of her life. Mahoney was eager to encourage greater equality for African Americans and women and so she pursued a nursing career which supported these aims. In her teens, she began working at the New England Hospital for […]

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BREAKING WAVES: Nurses Ranked Number 1 for Honesty and Ethics

In a recent Gallup poll, nurses ranked #1 for honesty and ethics 17 YEARS IN A ROW! 84% of Americans surveyed rated the honesty and ethics of nurses as very high or high among a diverse list of professions.“Nurses are the rare professionals who invest their mind, body and spirit into caring and advocating for […]

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Faculty Feature: Dr Raafat Baheeg

WCUI prides itself on having interesting and inspirational faculty and staff at all our campuses, who are dedicated to our student’s success. We are excited to introduce the first of many installments where WCUI sits down with one of our many talented faculty members to learn a little bit more about them beyond the classroom.Name: Dr. Raafat […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Chandler Dixon

To celebrate #throwbackthursday we’re bringing our first installment of our Alumni Spotlight segment where we dive into the lives of West Coast Ultrasound Institute graduates and see how life is continuing after graduation. We explore their careers, projects they’re involved in, and their experience with West Coast Ultrasound Institute. Whether they’ve graduated a year ago […]

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Special Event: Fundraiser Golf Tournament

Do you live in the Phoenix area or might you be there on May 19th, 2018? If so, check out this very special event that is for a very special cause. WCUI is proud to be a Bronze Sponsor of this Fundraiser Golf Tournament. GAMMA MU EDUCATIONAL SERVICES, INC. 2018 FUNDRAISER GOLF TOURNAMENTGrayhawk Golf ClubMAY 19, 2018From […]

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Graduate Spotlight – Muhammad Ali

Name: Muhammad Ali Q: What got you interested in ultrasound? Mainly it was the open house of WCUI at Beverly Hills that got me first interested in Echo Cardio (Cardiovascular Ultrasound). Q: What have you accomplished in the field of ultrasound that you are most proud of? The ability to pinpoint the troubled areas of the heart like wall motion abnormality, […]

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West Coast Ultrasound Institute Attends 17th Annual StandDown in Phoenix

   https://lnkd.in/eN7Ak-cWCUI Phoenix campus staff and students proudly participated in the Maricopa County Veteran “Stand Down” event for the 3rd year in a row this past January. The medical imaging and nursing school, recently awarded for its excellence in community service and quality of education by ACCSC and Forbes magazine, fielded a group of 26 amazing student […]

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WCUI Wins Multiple Awards at ACCSC Banquet

This fall, West Coast Ultrasound Institute (WCUI) President, Myra Chason, and Andrew High, COO, had the distinct honor of accepting not one but TWO national awards for the school at the ACCSC National Awards Banquet in Reston, Virginia. WCUI came in on top of hundreds of other institutions to take home the award for Excellence […]

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WCUI Receives 2016-17 ACCSC School of Excellence Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMedia contact: Susan Ciardullo (602) 954-3834 or susan.ciardullo@wcui.eduWCUI Receives 2016-17 ACCSC School of Excellence AwardPHOENIX, Arizona – July 18, 2017The West Coast Ultrasound Institute (WCUI) campus in Phoenix has received the distinguished honor of being recognized as a School of Excellence for 2016-2017 by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). […]

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