Members of the UCI nurse practitioner group, right, are briefed by Alina Matutes, center, a nurse practitioner with Share Our Selves Medical Clinic.
Susanne Phillips, Associate Clinical Professor of Nursing Science at UCI, discusses a chart of a patient's heart activity with Vasquez.
Nurse Practitioner Program offers hands-on experience.
Vasquez, right, listens while Duran, center, meets with the clinic director. The nurse practitioner program provides graduate students such as Vasquez with hands-on experience in community-based healthcare.
SOS-El Sol Wellness Center in Santa Ana
UCI's Program in Nursing Science has launched a nurse-managed practice at the SOS-El Sol Wellness Center in Santa Ana. Here, Camille Fitzpatrick, clinical professor of nursing science, left, speaks with Alex Vasquez, a graduate nursing student, as they tend to patient Salomon Duran.
Ahura Mejia Maneuvers Walkers
Case manager Ahura Mejia maneuvers walkers into the SOS-El Sol Wellness Center, located at the El Sol Science & Arts Academy in Santa Ana. It houses the nurse-managed practice established by the UCI nursing science program.
Consulting with a patient.
Fitzpatrick, left, takes Duran's pulse as Vasquez consults with the patient in Spanish.
"I'm excited about how Pro-Heart is going," says Lorraine Evangelista, associate professor of nursing science. "We've already seen that the diet has resulted in improvements in cardiac structure and function, even showing signs of reversal of the disease process."
Nurse Tracy Cueto explaining hydrotherapy.
Clinical nurse Tracy Cueto explains to students the use of hydrotherapy in UC Irvine Medical Center's burn unit. The nursing science program at UCI combines course work with hands-on training.
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