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Protecting Your Health: Coronavirus and the Flu

As the coronavirus has begun to make a presence in the US, we want to provide some education on the virus and the best means of protection. At WCUI, the health and safety of our students, staff, faculty, and community is crucial and we are monitoring the coronavirus situation carefully. New information about the coronavirus […]

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Honoring African-American Leaders in the Nursing World

According to MinorityNurse.com, in 2013 23.6% of the nursing population identified as black or African-American, amounting to the second-largest racial/ethnic population in the nursing community. And about 279,600 RNs and 162,800 LPN/LVNs identified as black or African-American. This number continues to grow in the nursing field thanks to the trailblazers and leaders, who have fought […]

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WCUI Phoenix is Opening Summer 2020 in New Park Central AZ Development

 WCUI is excited to announce that in Summer 2020, after 10 years at our current location our Phoenix campus will be moving to the new Park Central development! The new campus is being built to suit and will be developed as part of the new Park Central project in the heart of the Bioscience HealthCare […]

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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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WCUI NCLEX Passrate 2019
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 the March of Dimes/Arianna's Law signing event in Arizona
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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WCUI Instructor Dr Raafat
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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WCUI Alumni Chandler Dixon
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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GAMMA MU Golf Event
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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Alumni Mohamed Ali
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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