PCC Institute for Health Professionals Podcast

Olga Hice, MD, on All Things Phlebotomy!

This week on the show, Olga Hice, MD, joins us to talk about phlebotomy — the practice, the field, and the traits of those who make great phlebotomists! If you’ve ever thought about a career in this field, this is a great opportunity to learn about the PCC program including Entry Level Phlebotomy, Phlebotomy for…

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Morad Noury on Changes in Medical Interpreting and Certification

This year, Oregon is making some profound changes in the requirements for medical interpreters. This week on the show, PCC instructor Morad Noury joins Pete Wright to discuss those changes, and how certification improves overall quality of care. For more information on medical interpreting in Oregon, visit the Office of Equity and Inclusion online at…

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Become a Board Certified Lactation Consultant with Dixie Whetsall

Ever thought about a career as a lactation consultant? Perfect timing! This week on the show, lactation instructor Dixie Whetsall drops by to share her thoughts on the professions, what it takes to become a lactation consultant, the critical importance of certification as an IBCLC, and how PCC Institute for Health Professionals can help you…

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Marla Spadafora on IV Therapy at IHP

We’re learning all about IV therapy this week on the show! Marla Spadafora joins Pete Wright to share how she runs her classes, how practical skills play into learning IV therapy, and shares how the new online option for medical professionals interested in improving IV therapy skills plays into training with IHP. Thanks for listening!

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Marla Spadafora on the Changing Face of Floor Nursing

From new technologies in the hospital to sicker patients, floor nurses need to be ready to face broader challenges each and every day. This week on the show, Marla Spadafora joins Pete Wright to talk about the evolution of the floor nurse as a profession over the last decade, and shares background of her new…

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Mike Mockler on Pharmacology in Geriatric Medicine

This week on the show, pharmacist and IHP faculty member Mike Mockler joins Pete Wright to discuss the special pharmacological needs of the aging patient. Mike’s experience in hospital pharmacology makes him the perfect expert to cover the aging process and the medical needs that come with it, and the changing demands of the health…

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Wes Harwood on American Heart Association, Certification, and AHA Programs at IHP

This week on the show, Wes Harwood joins Pete Wright to talk about all things heart! Wes is an instructor with IHP, and serves as the quality assurance and training center coordinator for American Heart Association programs. Learn about online and eLearning offerings from AHA, how the online approach differs from the traditional in-class training,…

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Welcome to the PCC Institute for Health Professionals Podcast

It’s our inaugural episode — thanks for downloading and being a part of our community! This week on the show, Sheila Messerschmidt joins Pete Wright to talk about the show, our expert team of faculty and the great programs they teach, and what we hope to bring to the IHP community through the Institute for…

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