HWI Bay Area Regional Center Students Workshops & Training


2016 Men in Nursing Workshop

The Health Workforce Initiative of the California Community Colleges’ Economic and Workforce Development Program would like to announce a workshop for Men in Nursing. This one day workshop will feature Lavoy Bray, Jr., MEd, BSN, RN-BC PMHN, as the key note speaker.  The workshop will provide working professional nurses and students with an opportunity to discuss “Civility and Transferable Professional Skills” and other factors, which affect men as nurses. 

Upon completion of this workshop, the nurse will be able to:

  • Identify one concept of civility as it relates to nursing practice
  • Identify a minimum of two transferable skills as it relates to practice for men in nursing.
  • Discuss concepts related to transferable skills and techniques for men in nursing

Date and Location: Friday, April 29, 2016 at Mission College in Hospitality Management, Room 114A, B, & C

2016 Gerontology Workshop
  • Date and Location: TBA
2016 Career Summer Institute in Mental Health

The Career Summer Institute in Mental Health is a program to provide high school students with the opportunity to explore careers in the mental health field. The goals of the institute are:

  • Students will be provided with an enriched week long-learning block that will prepare them with academic knowledge, technical skills and career exploration.
  • Students will benefit from partnerships with the local mental health services organizations.
  • Students will be given a wide variety of experiences in mental health services fields in order for them to make sound career choices.
  • Students will raise personal expectations in terms
  • Scheduled: TBA July 2016
IV therapy and Blood Withdrawal Course

This 36 hours course prepares the Licensed Vocational Nurse in IV Therapy and Blood Withdrawal. The course content includes 27 hours of theory and 9 hours of clinical experience. Students will have the opportunity to practice techniques in the Health Occupations Skills Lab. Mission College's IV Therapy and Blood Withdrawal 36-hour course is approved by the California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians.

Future workshops TBA

Contact:                                                                                             Barbara Gammon Brock, BS, MPA
Deputy Sector Navigator
Interior Bay Area Regional Director, Health Sector
California Health Workforce Initiative (HWI)
Solano Community College
4000 Suisun Valley Road, Fairfield, CA 94534
Cell: (707) 815-5733, Voicemail Only: (707) 864-7000 X5753
Email: Barbara.Brock@solano.edu

NCLEX-RN Preparation Course
  • Date: TBA June 2016
  • Location: Mission College Gillmor Center GC107
2015 ATI Test Taking Strategies Student Workshops

The Health Workforce Initiative of the California Community Colleges' Economic and Workforce Development Program  in conjunction with ATI would like to announce a Test Taking Strategies workshop.

  • Friday,  October 23, 2015 at Napa Valley College
  • Monday October 26, 2015 Hartnell College
  • Tuesday January 12, 2016 at Ohlone College
  • For more information or registration forms for the above dates, please call 408 855-5216 or email us at anita.roman@wvm.edu
2015 Resume Writing and Linked In workshop
  • Date and Location - TBA
2016 ATI Nurse's Touch Nursing Student Workshop

The Health Workforce Initiative of the California Community Colleges' Economic and Workforce Development Program  in conjunction with ATI would like to announce the Nursing Touch  Workshop.

Medical Assisting Certification Review Workshop

The Health Workforce Initiative of the California Community Colleges’ Economic and Workforce Development Program would like to announce two Medical Assistant Certification Review workshops, which will include a review of the general content for administrative and/or clinical medical assistants graduates. These workshops will prepare the candidate for any of the medical assistant AAMA, CMA, or the RMA certification exams. The candidate must attend all of the days of their selected workshop and they may not switch options.

There are two options for completing the workshops.
Option 1: Four consecutive days Monday through Thursday

  • January 4, 2016 through January 7, 2016
  • 9:00am to 4:00pm
  • San Jose City College


Option 2: Four consecutive Saturdays

  • January 9, 2016; January 16, 2016; January 23, 2016; & January 30, 2016
  • 9:00am to 4:00pm
  • Cabrillo College

Other information:

  • No fee for the course
  • Lunch will not be provided
  • Maximum of 35 participants and Registration is based on “first come, first served”

Registration Form

Nursing Assistant Certification

Please refer to Regional Testing Center tab for information about testing dates and locations

 

For more information, contact:

Anita Roman, Administrative Assistant
Phone: 408-855-5216
Email: anita.roman@wvm.edu
Fax: 408-855-5213