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Safety is important to our respective self-preparation in any workplace and occupation. Following proper safety procedures and techniques, in addition to being aware of your surroundings, can help cut down on welding injuries. Below is a list of some of the most prevalent dangers welders face every day, along with some tips for minimizing…(Read More)

Annette Lemos, a medical assistant instructor at Summit, says she often finds herself in the right place at the right time when it comes to medical emergencies. She began her allied health career taking pre-req classes in nursing at Chaffey College in Rancho Cucamonga. But she found the process slow and wanted to get…(Read More)

Welding

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of welding? It’s most likely a person with a torch and a mask fusing two pieces of metal together with extreme heat. That’s not an inaccurate depiction of the trade; however, it doesn’t paint a complete picture because welding is…(Read More)

As the field of dentistry evolves one thing seems certain—a growing need for dental assistants.  For those on the outside, dentistry may seem like one of those traditional professional fields that’s been around forever, will always be around, and not really change all that much. But nothing could be further from the truth…(Read More)

Ron Hugonett is a welding instructor with Summit College’s trade and technical department, which also offers the Electrical and HVAC programs. In addition to teaching courses, Ron assists in writing the syllabi and curricula for this program. He has been teaching at Summit College for about one year and overall ten years in higher…(Read More)

Physical Therapy Aides

Physical therapy is one of a number of medical fields in which employment and demand for employment is increasing. Physical therapists, and those who work under their supervision, are an integral part of a patient’s physical rehabilitation process. Whether it is an illness or a substantial bodily injury that has impaired the body’s…(Read More)

medical assistant

Linda Hernandez graduated from Summit College’s Medical Assistant program in March 2017. This was a big career change for her, and she originally thought she would transition to more of a medical billing and coding program. After doing further research, however, she came to the realization that one-on-one patient care would definitely…(Read More)