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Welcome to the Nursing & Allied Health Department

Take Care Inc., and the Nursing & Allied Health Department will award ten eligible students declared in the Practical Nursing program or the Medical Assisting program, a $1,000.00 scholarship. This scholarship is aimed towards encouraging students to excel academically in their respective fields, and who demonstrate a financial need to continue their studies. Please visit the GCC Financial Aid office to pick up an application. Deadline to apply is February 24, 2017.


Congratulations to the 2016 Practical Nursing Cycle. Click HERE to see pictures of Pinning Ceremony.
 
 
This course is now available for all non-medical students who require a First Aid and Safety course to fulfill the HL130 requirement for their program. The target population for this course are students who work in the service, construction, automotive, and other professional areas where there is the possibility for injury.
 
This is a one-credit course and students who successfully complete this course will also earn a certification card under the American Heart Association.
 
The Guam Community College Nursing & Allied Health Department offers the following programs and course.
Please click on one of the links below for more information. 
 
Our programs are designed to provide the students with foundation and  knowledge and skills to enter the workforce and to advance as technology changes. We strive to prepare students for industry specific and national certifications in computer repair, networking and telecommunication. We are considered as the premier provider of office workforce development through building office knowledge and expertise by providing valuable learning opportunities in technology, communication, and professional skills to meet the needs of the individual and the community.
 
 
How Allied Health courses can help you in your career 
Our courses are designed to take all students through an intensive array of classes that start from the very basic of skills related to the medical field and ending with the most technical or complex classes just before graduation.  This ensures that a strong foundation is built, so the ever changing allied health field is easily adaptable and absorbed.

The GCC Advantage
The GCC Nursing & Allied Health Department continuously strives to be at the forefront of technology.  We provide students with the latest equipment and products that mirror real world experience.  We combine comprehensive book knowledge with clinical experience so that our graduates can become valuable employees from the moment they are hired.

Academic Advising
The Allied Health Department is always ready to assist you.  All of our faculty are willing to sit down with you and discuss your academic plan and career path. Please give us a call or email. We are here to help you have a great experience at GCC. Please see office hours below for the 2017 spring semester. 

Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
All courses offered in our department have clear and sound student learning outcomes (SLOs). Every one of our faculty strive to assist you in achieve the SLOs of the courses that you choose. Please refer to the course catalog for the SLOs in each course.

Location
Anthony A. Leon Guerrero Allied Health Center Building 3000
Office Hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (M-F)

Contact Us
By phone: 671.735.7005
By mail: P.O. Box 23069, Barrigada GU 96921
email: alliedhealth.info@guamcc.edu
 
Dorothy-Lou Manglona, RN, MSN
Nursing & Allied Health Administrator
 
Tamara Therese Hiura
Administrative Assistant
BLS/Heartsaver Instructor 
 

Faculty Office Hours for 2017 Spring Semester

PRACTICAL NURSING FACULTY
Jennifer B. Artero, RN, MSN, Assistant Professor
Wednesdays        0900-1100         Room 3217
Thursdays            0900-1100         Room 3217
Fridays                0900-1100          Room 321

Rosemary Loveridge, RN, MSN, Assistant Professor
Mondays            1000-1200          Room 3218
Tuesdays            1000-1200          Room 3218
Wednesdays     1000-1200          Room 3218
Or By Appointment
Email: rosemary.loveridge@guamcc.edu

Lucy Joo-Castro, RN, MSN, Instructor
Mondays            1000-1200          Room 3216
Tuesdays            1000-1200          Room 3216
Wednesdays     1000-1200          Room 3216
Or By Appointment
Email: lucy.joocastro@guamcc.edu

 

 

MEDICAL ASSISTING FACULTY
Barbara C. Mafnas, Instructor
Wednesdays        1400-1800          Room 3228
Thursdays            1200-1300          Room 3228
Fridays                1200-1300           Room 3228
Or By Appointment
Email: barbara.mafnas@guamcc.edu

Katsuyoshi Uchima, Instructor
Mondays            1100-1300          Room 3222
Tuesdays            0830-1000          Room 3222
Thursday            0830-1000          Room 3222