Fortuitous Time for New Program


A Vocational Nursing (VN) Program is now being provided on the Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts’ Sacramento Campus. In keeping with Abraham Cicchetti, Sacramento Campus director, this system will help the Higher Sacramento area, offering skilled nurses able to concentrate on affected person care and inhabitants well being in communities. 

“As a healthcare-based faculty, Gurnick Academy has vowed to proceed creating future healthcare suppliers, able to advocate for his or her sufferers,” explains Cicchetti. “You will need to level out that our scientific companions are an integral a part of the didactic and scientific schooling. They assist mildew and develop college students into assured and competent nurses,” says Cicchetti. 

This system’s mission is to supply high quality, allied-health and nursing packages that combine skilled expertise, career-focused schooling, and hands-on sensible experiences by empowering college students to develop and obtain their private and profession objectives. “Opening a VN program within the Sacramento area has been within the grand design for the reason that infancy of the campus,” provides Cicchetti. “Because of the dedication and efforts of our neighborhood, scientific companions, and our Gurnick household, we will provide invaluable schooling to help in addressing workforce deficits within the healthcare neighborhood.” 

“Our objective is to supply providers that help college students’ efforts to achieve their educational objectives,” says Samantha Manlosa Sanchez, Dean of Nursing. “We stay devoted to our mission to make sure graduates are empowered to develop the obtainable sources, promote nursing to a extra responsive mannequin, and permit nurses to attain their private and profession objectives. That is completed by encouraging our college students to advance schooling whereas assembly the neighborhood’s calls for and making significant contributions to the nursing workforce on this area,” says Sanchez of the endeavor. 

“Gurnick Academy is responding to the rising calls for of nurses and the present and future well being wants of the general public in an evolving healthcare system,” says Dr. Larisa Revzina, Chief Tutorial Officer. “The addition of a VN program within the Sacramento area is an affirmation of our educational establishment’s dedication to our mission of delivering high-quality directions in nursing and allied well being packages,” says Dr. Revzina. “Our educational establishment continues to help the nursing college students to attain their private and profession objectives by offering the best attainable requirements of sources to teach, prepare, and put together future licensed vocational nurses to hitch the neighborhood of nursing workforce within the Sacramento area.”

The brand new program comes at a fortuitous time as VN nursing is predicted to broaden. In keeping with the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, projected employment progress is upwards of 9.1% between 2019-2029, with an estimated 65,700 job openings and forecasts solely more likely to double—even triple in upcoming years. Additional, the vocation receives excessive rankings inside a number of core employment areas. U.S. Information ranked it #19 out of 100 Finest Well being Care Help Jobs for 2021.

Stipulations for the cohort start Oct. 5, 2021, with core programs beginning Jan. 3, 2022.

Supply: Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts