Glendale Career College Offers Enhanced Learning Opportunities through New Mobile Simulation Laboratory
Students and Health Professionals Gain Relevant Skills as They Practice Delivering Patient Care
This fall, Glendale Career College (GCC) expanded its training capabilities with the launch of a new Mobile Simulation Laboratory (MSL). Designed as a lab on wheels, the MSL houses two examination rooms—each with a high-fidelity simulation manikin that enables Registered Nursing students to practice providing bedside care through a variety of computerized simulation scenarios.
“At GCC, we are always looking for ways to provide our students with the best training possible,” explained Chief Strategy Officer Serjik Kesachekian. “This Mobile Simulation Lab is yet another way the College is raising the standard for quality vocational education.”
A hallmark of Glendale Career College’s programs, hands-on learning opportunities allow students to cement their learning and hit the ground running when they enter the health care field. Prior to graduating, students at the College must complete an externship, where they practice their new skills in a real-world hospital or clinic setting.
"The lifelike simulations that students will encounter in the MSL are invaluable," shared Kesachekian, "offering nearly firsthand experience our students can take with them as they enter the World of Work."
In addition to GCC students, the Mobile Simulation Laboratory is also available to the College’s clinical partners. Hospitals and clinics can request to use the MSL onsite at their facilities to train or re-train new staff and existing employees. The lab enables current health care professionals to sharpen and refresh their skills, making it a great resource for continuing education and professional development.
“We are changing the face of health care training through this state-of-the-art lab,” Kesachekian said. “We firmly believe that better trained health care professionals means better care for the countless patients who rely on these individuals every day.”
Interested in learning more about our Mobile Simulation Center or finding out more about the Registered Nursing Program at Glendale Career College? Contact Nancy Aguillon at NancyA@success.edu for more information today!
Featured Career & Health Care News
October 08, 2018 - LONG BEACH, Calif.—The California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools (CAPPS) recently recognized North-West College (NWC) student Mary Smith as the recipient of the 2018 Norma Ford Memorial Scholarship. Open to nursing students at any CAPPS member school, the award honors the late Norma Ford’s more than 28 years of service in the private career school sector.
September 28, 2018 - WEST COVINA, Calif.—In recognition of his many professional and personal achievements, Success Education Colleges President Mitchell Fuerst was appointed a Knight of the Order of Constantine the Great and Saint Helen. The knighthood, which Fuerst received at the September 22 Investiture at the Waldorf-Astoria in Beverly Hills, also recognizes the President’s unwavering dedication to giving back to the communities the Colleges serve.
North-West College Alumna Ed ClayeJoiner to Participate on Keynote Address Panel at Upcoming ACCSC Professional Development Conference
September 25, 2018 - LONG BEACH, Calif.—The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) will feature North-West College graduate Ed ClayeJoiner during its Keynote Address Panel at its upcoming Professional Development Conference slated for September 25–27. An alumna of the College’s Vocational Nursing program, Joiner will participate in a panel of ACCSC-accredited institution graduates moderated by ACCSC Executive Director Dr. MichaleMcComis.
September 04, 2018 - GLENDALE, Calif.—After launching its Registered Nursing program in July 2016, Glendale Career College has again expanded its offerings to include a new RN to BSN program. Tailored for licensed Registered Nurses (RNs) who have already earned their associate’s degree in nursing, the program offers a clear track for individuals who want to gain a competitive edge in the workplace and advance in their health care career.
SEC Vice President Lisa Fuerst Continues to Give Back as Incoming Chair of Citrus Valley Health Foundation
July 23, 2018 - WEST COVINA, Calif.— A longtime supporter of charitable organizations and philanthropic efforts that give back, Success Education Colleges Vice President Lisa Fuerst will carry that passion into her new role as incoming Chair of the Citrus Valley Health Foundation (CVHF).