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 a jump-start in the medical field. She enrolled at Everest College and promptly switched to the medical assisting program. Upon graduation, Lemos worked in private practice, where her first job was at a chiropractor’s office. She then moved on to dermatology and, finally, pediatrics. All along the way, she honed her medical skills and gathered valuable information to use in her future job as an educator. (more…)