Characteristics of Professionalism

In our Pre-MA Module, that 2-week introductory and foundation building module before students join the full flow of the program, one of the things we cover is Professionalism. We discuss its definition, its components, and its importance, in school and in the workplace. We push our students to approach their educational time with us with […]

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Student Satisfaction

We often try to come up with descriptors for our school, but none are better than what our students come up with: Mrs .Teresa was extremely helpful, helped me understand everything I asked her. Such a lovely lady. Ms Teresa was helpful. I love the way she teaches. She kept me interested in learning. The […]

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Why Medical Terminology?

One things students often struggle with at SCC (really at any place of medical training) is medical terminology. I agree it can be a struggle, but if you are going to work in the medical field you are going to have to master it, or at least get pretty familiar and comfortable with it. Granted […]

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Success, nothing less: measurable and immeasurable

In another context I recently wrote that State Career College provides “training in healthcare support professions”. That is certainly true, with our programs in Dental Chairside Assistants, Basic Nursing Assistants, and Medical Assistants, but it sure seems sterile when I re-read it. We do provide training, but more importantly we nurture learning and understanding. We […]

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Our Students Earn Honors, Awesomeness

In our last module nearly 50% of our students achieved perfect attendance. That “being there” and their abilities are reflected in the 27% that received Honors recognition, each and every one having earned a cumulative grade of 90% or more. Two students received High Honors recognition, having earned an impressive 95% grade. Congratulations. And I […]

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