Nursing students learn firsthand about life on the front lines

LENDING A HAND—Far left, Moorpark College nursing student Zachary Thatcher works as a certified nursing assistant at Adventist Health Simi Valley. Moorpark College nursing student Bouchra Gygax, left, is also gaining on-the-job experience. MICHAEL COONS/Acorn NewspapersAs a student nurse, Bouchra Gygax had given shots before— but none like this.
As she was preparing to push the needle into the arm of a waiting healthcare worker at St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard, she said, the glass...

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