NWC Recognizes Citrus Valley Health Partners as 2015 Distinguished Clinical Partner

Clinical Partner

Distinction Emphasizes Ongoing Partnership to Train Qualified Health Care Professionals

WEST COVINA, Calif.—North-West College (NWC) recently honored Citrus Valley Health Partners (CVHP) with its 2015 Distinguished Clinical Partner Award. The award highlights the long-time clinical partnership between the College and Citrus Valley Health Partners, a family of hospitals and a hospice, serving nearly one million residents of the East San Gabriel Valley. CVHP is home to Inter-Community Hospital, Queen of the Valley Hospital, Foothill Presbyterian Hospital and Citrus Valley Hospice and Home Health.

“We are honored to receive this important recognition from our clinical partners at North-West College,” said Paul Heredia, Chief Human Resources Officer for CVHP. “We understand the importance of educating our future health care professionals and are privileged to work alongside the North-West College Team to provide the best clinical education.”

As a clinical partner, Citrus Valley Health Partners enables NWC students to put into practice what they have learned in the classroom. In addition, North-West College provides CVHP employees with a variety of training and short-term programs that are tailored to keep them on the leading edge of technological advancements and changing health care industry standards.

Mitchell Fuerst, President of North-West College, will present the award to Citrus Valley Health Partners at NWC’s annual Holiday Luncheon and award ceremony on Friday, December 11 at 1 p.m. at the Pacific Palms Resort in the City of Industry, Calif. “It is organizations like Citrus Valley Health Partners that make it possible for us to change lives through quality career education and training. We are proud to partner with CVHP in pursuit of this mutual goal,” said Fuerst.

About North-West College

Founded in 1966, North-West College has been committed to training individuals to enter and advance in the health care field for nearly 50 years. A leader in allied health education, the College offers 12 short-term programs at seven campuses throughout Southern California, including West Covina, Pomona Valley, Pasadena, Glendale, Riverside, Santa Ana, and Long Beach. Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) and approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE), North-West College offers a supportive educational environment for those ready to start a health care career. To date, the College has graduated more than 45,000 students—individuals who have gone on to raise the standard of excellence at health care organizations of all types.

For more information about North-West College and its programs, visit www.nw.edu.

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