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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 […]

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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 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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Results Are In, 2019 NCLEX Pass Rates

CONGRATULATIONS LOS ANGELES & ONTARIO NURSES!A big congratulations are in order for our California campus nursing students! The current California NCLEX Pass Rates at our Ontario campus is 89.47% and 86.67% at our Los Angeles campus! We are so proud of our nursing students and all the hard work they put into their education to […]

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Honoring African-American Leaders in Nursing

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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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 that supported these aims. In her teens, she began working at the New England Hospital for […]

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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 […]

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