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 provide licensed professional nurses and student nurses with an opportunity to discuss the concept of touch and other factors which affect men as nurses.

  • Date and Location:TBA Spring 2016
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
2015 Resume Writing and Linked In workshop
  • Date and Location - TBA
2016 ATI Nurse's Touch Nursing Student Workshop
  • Monday, January 11, 2016 at College of San Mateo
Nursing Assistant Certification Testing

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