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Happy Nurses Week 2021

Happy Nurses Week! National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6th and ends on May 12th, Florence Nightingale’s birthday. During this week we nationally recognize nurses in every step of their profession, from students to retired nursing veterans, for their hard work and resilience in a demanding profession. Nurses are there with compassion when […]

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Celebrating 5 years of partnership with Peoria MET Academy
Celebrating 5 Years of Partnership with Peoria MET Academy

This month, WCUI is celebrating 5 years of a wonderful partnership with Peoria MET Academy! Five years ago, Peoria MET brought their first class of medical students to WCUI’s original WCUI Phoenix campus to take a tour of our medical imaging labs. Since then, WCUI has hosted field trips for Peoria MET’s medical students to […]

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LVN vs LPN: What’s the Difference?

LVN vs LPN: What’s the Difference?Prior to World War II, no state in the US actually provided licensure for nurses. Almost immediately after the war ended, however, states began passing legislation that created a lot of the licensing bodies we deal with today. It was at this time that a lot of the acronyms that […]

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Women in Healthcare - International Women's Day 2021
Women in Healthcare – International Women’s Day 2021

International Women’s Day is a global day that celebrates the achievements of women and raises awareness for gender equality. Today and every day, WCUI is celebrating the hundreds of WCUI faculty, staff, students, and alumni that identify as women who have made such a significant impact on our education and healthcare system not only during […]

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Alumni Workshop - Building Your Online Brand
Alumni Workshop: Building Your Brand Online

WCUI Alumni, did you hear the news in the Summer 2020 Alumni Newsletter? The WCUI Alumni team is hosting the first of many more Alumni Workshops designed to help you succeed in your career. On Monday, September 28th, 2020 at 6:30 pm PST attendees of the free virtual event will learn to brand the most […]

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Remembering Dr. Neville Smith
Remembering WCUI Co-Founder, Dr. Neville Smith

Dr. Neville C. W. Smith was a Board Certified Radiologist, Co-Founder of WCUI, and Medical Director of Ultrasound Institute Medical Group (UIMG). His contributions and dedication to the healthcare field, have shaped and guided WCUI into the school and community we are today. Although we mourn the loss of such an influential figure 11 years […]

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Let's talk. World Suicide Prevention Month
Let’s Talk – World Suicide Prevention

The month of September marks World Suicide Prevention month, but mental health isn’t just a topic that needs attention one month or one day of the year, it’s a 365 days a year issue; so let’s talk about it!Every 40 seconds, someone around the world commits suicide. In the US alone there are 132 suicides […]

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Protect your community and yourself this flu season. Get your flu shot!
Protect Your Community and Yourself This Flu Season

This year, the CDC is recommending everyone receive the flu shot this flu season​. The vaccine will help protect yourself and the people around you from the  flu. In addition, the flu shot can help reduce the impact on healthcare systems currently fighting to protect our communities from COVID-19. Call your healthcare provider or connect with your local pharmacy […]

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Welcome Catherine Jagos the New Director of Practical Nursing

WCUI is excited to formally introduce you to the newest member of the WCUI School of Nursing team, Catherine Jagos, MSN-Ed, BSN, RN! Catherine Jagos will be leading the new Practical Nursing program starting this July at the new Arizona campus in Midtown Phoenix as the Director of Practical Nursing. Catherine has a multitude of […]

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WCUI LPN Program
New Arizona Practical Nursing Program

WCUI is launching a Practical Nursing program that has been built for the next generation of Arizona Practical Nurses! In March, WCUI School of Nursing completed the approval process to offer a Practical Nursing diploma program at our Phoenix, Arizona campus. We are now accepting applications for an anticipated July 2020 start at our new […]

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