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					                                  Draft – 7/3/03
              Contra Costa Health Careers Collaborative
                       Survey of Educational/ Training Needs

               Section 1: Summary Results by Geographic Region

West Contra Costa County
Need: industry speakers, mentors or job shadowing/site visits
          Name of School                       Specific Request
Contra Costa College                      4 nurse mentors
RN Program                                 Commitment is for 4 hours each
                                             semester

Pinole Valley High School                 Speakers from any health related field
                                           Commitment is for a one hour
                                             presentation


Need: Instructors
           Name of School                             Specific Request
Contra Costa College                      2 med/surg instructors
RN Program                                 Positions are full-time (one permanent,
                                             one temporary)


Need: Equipment
          Name of School                              Specific Request
Contra Costa College                      Updated training videos
RN Program                                Skills lab equipment and supplies


Need: Clinical placements, internships or work-based projects
           Name of School                        Specific Request
Pinole Valley High School                 Internships for students during the second
                                          semester.


Need: Scholarships/ Financial Assistance
          Name of School                              Specific Request
Contra Costa College                      Financial assistance and health insurance
RN Program                                for students and their families.




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Central Contra Costa County
Need: Industry Speakers, mentors or job shadowing/site visits
              Name of School                               Specific Request
Martinez Adult Education                   Site visit to a hospital, clinic or treatment
Evening Business Training Center           center, coding business or department
                                            One visit per quarter

Mt. Diablo Adult Education                 Speakers for one hour
Medical Assistant Program – Front Office   Job shadowing for one day

Northgate High School, Walnut Creek        Speakers from various medical professions
                                           including imaging, cardiology, oncology and
                                           pediatrics
                                            Can be arranged for during or after school

Ygnacio Valley High School, Concord        50 “e-mentors” for students in their sophomore
Health Careers Academy                     year
                                            Commitment is to conduct e-mail interview
                                               twice a year

                                           Job shadowing opportunities for 50 students in
                                           their junior year
                                            Commitment is one-time for 4 hours

Ygnacio Valley High School, Concord        Speakers from the following professions:
Sports Medicine                            physical therapy, massage therapy, orthopedic
                                           surgeons, athletic trainers in the
                                           professional/college fields
                                            Commitment is one-time for 1-3 hours

Need: Instructors
              Name of School                               Specific Request
Diablo Valley College                      1 part-time substitute instructors
Dental Assisting Program                    Must have a BA or be enrolled in a BA
                                               program
                                            Variable days and hours

Martinez Adult Education                   1 instructor for 2004 to teach medical
Evening Business Training Center           terminology; anatomy/physiology; insurance
                                           coding and billing
                                            Must have experience in the allied health
                                               field and an Adult Education Teaching
                                               Credential
                                            Needed for day or evening classes (10
                                               weeks per quarter)

Mt. Diablo Adult Education                 1-2 course instructors
Medical Assistant Program – Front Office    Must have a Medical Assistant Certificate
                                               and 5 years experience working in a
                                               medical office or hospital
                                            Commitment is for 5 months plus an 8
                                               week internship




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Central Contra Costa County (Cont.)

Need: Instructors (Cont.)

Northgate High School, Walnut Creek        1 sports medicine instructor
Sports Medicine                             NATA and CPR/First Aid certificate
                                               required
                                            NSCA certificate optional
                                            Commitment is for 1-2 periods per day,
                                               plus supervising hands on work

Ygnacio Valley High School, Concord        Instructor to teach one unit in massage therapy
Sports Medicine                            or emergency services
                                            Commitment is for 3 hours for one week

Need: Advisory Board Members
              Name of School                             Specific Request
Martinez Adult Education                   Advisory board members who are interested in
Evening Business Training Center           adult education
                                            Commitment is for 2 meetings per year

Mt. Diablo Adult Education                 Advisory board members who are medical
Medical Assistant Program – Front Office   office administrators or hospital administrative
                                           supervisors that directly work with front office
                                           medical assistants
                                            Commitment is for one 2-hour meeting per
                                                year

Northgate High School, Walnut Creek        3-4 advisory board members who are
Sports Medicine                            professionals in the area
                                            Commitment is for one 2-hour meeting per
                                               year

Ygnacio Valley High School, Concord        1 Advisory board member from the health care
Health Careers Academy                     industry
                                            Commitment is for 1 or 2 meetings per year
                                               for 1.5 hours

Need: Equipment (Donations or Loans)
              Name of School                             Specific Request
Diablo Valley College                      Donated Equipment
Dental Assisting Program                    Large capacity steam sterilizer
                                            Instrument cassettes
                                            Large capacity ultrasonic cleaner
                                            High speed handpiece – fiber optic
                                            Laptop computer for digital x-ray software
                                            LCD projector

Martinez Adult Education                   Donated equipment
Evening Business Training Center            Overhead projector that can be connected
                                              to an instructor’s computer
                                            Anatomical body parts (internal organs)




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Central Contra Costa County (Cont.)

Need: Equipment (Cont.)

Mt. Diablo Adult Education                 Donated office equipment
Medical Assistant Program – Front Office    Computers
                                            Medical software for billing
                                            Fax machines
                                            telephones

Northgate High School, Walnut Creek        Donated Equipment
Sports Medicine                             Training supplies
                                            Skeletons
                                            Software programs

Northgate High School, Walnut Creek        Donated Equipment –
                                            EKG monitors
                                            Pipettes and pipette tips
                                            Vertical gels
                                            Petrie dishes
                                            Posters
                                            Anatomy models
                                            Crash carts
                                            Bandages
                                            Patient imaging films
                                            Dental films
                                            Neural scans
                                            Sequencing rad films
                                            Skeleton
                                            Pressure cuffs
                                            Stethoscopes
                                            Relfex hammers
                                            Eye charts




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Central Contra Costa County (Cont.)

Need: Equipment (Cont.)

Ygnacio Valley High School, Concord        Donated Equipment –
Health Careers Academy                      Over bed table
                                            Bed linen
                                            NG tubes
                                            Foley catheters
                                            IV pole
                                            Hospital admit kit
                                            Otoscope
                                            Scale
                                            Wheelchair
                                            Opthalmoscope
                                            History, physical and I&O forms
                                            Electronic thermometer
                                            Electronic BP
                                            EKG machine
                                            IV solutions and IV tubing
                                            Gloves, masks and disposable gowns
                                            Protective eye gear
                                            Sterile pack
                                            Crash cart
                                            Defibrillator
                                            First aid supplies
                                            Anatomy models
                                            Charts

Ygnacio Valley High School, Concord        Donated Equipment
Sports Medicine                             Tape
                                            Gauze
                                            Bandages
                                            Gloves
                                            Massage Cream
                                            Prewrap
                                            ACE bandages
                                            Splinting Materials
                                            Ultrasound
                                            Electrical Stimulation

Need: Classroom Space or Outside Loan of a Facility
              Name of School                            Specific Request

Mt. Diablo Adult Education                 Donated classroom space to simulate an office
Medical Assistant Program – Front Office   environment
                                            Must be available 12 hours per week for 5
                                               months plus an 8 week internship

Northgate High School, Walnut Creek        Donated classroom space
Sports Medicine                             Must be available for 2 hours per day




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Central Contra Costa County (Cont.)

Need: Clinical Placements, Internships or Work-Based Projects
              Name of School                              Specific Request
Diablo Valley College                      8-10 internships in orthodontic offices for the
Dental Assisting                           spring semester

Martinez Adult Education                   Quarterly internships for students
Evening Business Training Center

Mt. Diablo Adult Education                 10-12 internships twice a year for students
Medical Assistant Program – Front Office

Northgate High School, Walnut Creek        Internships for 3 honors students

Northgate High School, Walnut Creek        After school or evening internships working
Sports Medicine                            with teams or others

Ygnacio Valley High School, Concord        Internships for 25 students for 1 or 2 weeks
Sports Medicine


Need: Scholarships/ Financial Assistance
              Name of School                              Specific Request
Diablo Valley College                      Financial assistance to defray the cost of books
Dental Assisting                           and material fees

Northgate High School, Walnut Creek        Scholarship for graduating seniors intending to
                                           pursue a medical career

Ygnacio Valley High School, Concord        Financial sponsorship for HOSA students to
Health Careers Academy                     enable them to attend the annual state
                                           conference

Ygnacio Valley High School, Concord        Scholarships for graduating seniors interested
Sports Medicine                            in pursuing sports medicine




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East Contra Costa County
Need: Industry Speakers, Mentors or Job Shadowing/Site Visits
          Name of School                      Specific Request
Deer Valley High School, Antioch       Industry Speakers from all parts of a hospital or
                                       clinic including nurses, physicians, imaging
                                       technicians, medical records,
                                       admission/registration, medical social work.
                                        Commitment is for one 45 minute
                                            presentation

Liberty High School, Brentwood         Industry Speakers from any health related field
Health Academy                         - one per quarter.
                                        Commitment varies from one to several
                                           hours

                                       Job shadowing in a hospital for students at the
                                       end of their junior year.
                                        Commitment varies from several hours to a
                                           full day.



Need: Advisory Board Members
          Name of School                             Specific Request
Deer Valley High School, Antioch       5 Advisory Board Members to review the
                                       County curriculum.
                                        Commitment is for 2 meetings per year,
                                           possibly via e-mail



Need: Equipment (donations or loans)
          Name of School                             Specific Request
Deer Valley High School, Antioch       Donated equipment (any kind)

Liberty High School, Brentwood         Donated Equipment – any outdated
Health Academy                          Medical supplies
                                        Monitors
                                        Training videos.

Los Medanos College                    Donated equipment for the lab
RN Program




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East Contra Costa County (Cont.)

Need: Clinical Placements, Internships or Work-based Projects
           Name of School                       Specific Request
Deer Valley High School, Antioch      Internships in doctor’s offices or clinics.

Liberty High School, Brentwood        Internships for students in their senior year –
Health Academy                        especially within hospitals
                                       Commitment is for 8 hours per week,
                                          October through May
                                       Also act as a mentor


Need: Scholarships/ Financial Assistance
          Name of School                            Specific Request
Deer Valley High School, Antioch      Funding to pay for -
                                       Field trips/ HOSA competitions
                                       Computer software
                                       Logo clothing

Los Medanos College                   Funding to support an additional clinical group
RN Program                            in the first semester
                                       Must be a 2 year commitment

                                      Financial assistance for students




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South Contra Costa County

Need: Industry Speakers, Mentors or Job Shadowing/Site Visits
          Name of School                      Specific Request
Danville (?) High School            Industry Speakers from the following
                                    categories: podiatry, orthopedic surgeon,
                                    chiropractor, massage therapy, fitness director,
                                    nutritionist, personal trainer, EMT




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Contra Costa County (All Regions)

Need: Industry Speakers, Mentors or Job Shadowing/Site Visits
          Name of School                      Specific Request
CSU Hayward                               Industry Speakers on health care
Health Care Administration & Management   administration, quality, or community issues.
(master’s program)                         One-time for 3.5 hours from 6:30 to 10 pm.


CSU Hayward, MSW Program                  Industry Speakers

Western Career College                    Industry Speakers
Pharmacy Tech Program



Need: Instructors
           Name of School                               Specific Request
CSU Hayward                               Instructor to teach a course for one quarter or
Health Care Administration & Management   possible elective.
(master’s program)                         Instructor must have a master’s or
                                               equivalent
                                           Commitment is for 1 night per week for 10
                                               weeks

CSU Hayward, MSW Program                  Adjunct instructors – Ph.D. preferred

Western Career College                    Assistance in recruiting instructors, especially
Pharmacy Tech Program                     for evening positions.

Western Career college                    RNs to work as part-time instructors and/ or
RN Program                                clinical coordinators.



Need: Advisory Board Members
          Name of School                                Specific Request
CSU Hayward                               Advisory Board Members who are senior
Health Care Administration & Management   administrators to participate in M.S. program
(master’s program)                        design, evaluation and modification.
                                           Commitment is for 2-3 meetings per year

Western Career College                    Advisory Board Members for four East Bay
Pharmacy Tech Program                     campuses from major health care and retail
                                          pharmacy facilities.
                                           Meets 1-2 times per year for 2 hours




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Contra Costa County (All Regions)

Need: Clinical Placements, Internships, or Work-Based Projects
           Name of School                        Specific Request
CSU Hayward                               Paid or unpaid internships for students on a
Health Care Administration & Management   quarterly, six month or yearly basis.
(master’s program)

CSU Hayward, MSW Program                  Diverse array of field experiences

Western Career College                    Externships for all students in a combination of
Pharmacy Tech Program                     hospital and retail environments.
                                           Must be 240 hours


Western Career college                    Clinical Placements
RN Program



Need: Outreach to Prospective Students
          Name of School                                Specific Request
CSU Hayward, MSW Program                  Assistance with outreach to prospective
                                          students (recruitment)



Need: Scholarships/ Financial Assistance
          Name of School                                Specific Request
CSU Hayward                               Scholarships for mature students making
Health Care Administration & Management   transitions from a professional field into health
(master’s program)                        care administration, to be awarded on the basis
                                          of financial need and/or academic excellence.

CSU Hayward, MSW Program                  Financial assistance for students.

Western Career College                    Scholarships for needy students.
Pharmacy Tech Program




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