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Med Students Obtain
The Medical Prog ram at Benson is the only one of its
kind in Portland. The program consists of four years of
Before the fourth year, the seniors get to choose
between the Certified Nursing Assistant QCNAJ course
or the Emergency Medical Technician course.
lt was the first time for the CNA, First Responder,
and Home Health Aide courses this year. The students
who took the course were the guinea pigs. "I enjoyed
teaching the First Responder and EMT classes. I'm
sure their training will be beneficial in the future for
them," stated Mrs. Linda Pattinson, RN, instructor.
The students enjoyed these programs because they
will be useful in the future. "I think that Benson's
Medical Program is excellent. lt taught me a lot," stated
Vicki Bailey t12l.
"The program may need a little refining," stated Zora
Choy i12l, but it was a success."
A. Terriann Kimmey l12l practices CPR lcardiopulmonary
recessitationl on an infant model. B. Seniors Thuy Le Pham, Teri
Lynn White, Zora Choy. and teacher, Linda Pattinson in the First
Responder class try to figure out what happened to Shannon Goetz.
C. The senior medical students in Health Occupations program:-
ROW 1: Terriann Kimmey, Thuy Le Pham, Chi Vu, Debbie Ream,
Uyen Cao, and Hoa Hoang. ROW 2: Scott Milne, Teri Lynn White,
Zora Choy, Shannon Goetz, Nancy Haack, Cheryl Carpenter, and
Lan Tran. ROW 3: Kevin Congdon, Dana Dean, Michael Fung,
Michelle McLaughlin, Carrie Rutis, and Janet Reese. D. Mrs. Linda
Pattinson, teacher, takes a break between First Responder class
sessions. E. Mrs. Margaret Machado, teacher, points to important
steps to be followed while in a cIient's home.
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Students Gar Future
Every day the Welding class started with the
traditional lecture of basic fundamental theory of
welding. Mr. John Milovich, the teacher, taught the
students how to use a gas Welder, torch Welder, a TIG
Welder ja Welder that welds aluminumj, and a MIG
The students Worked on their own projects including
the projects assigned to them. Some of the projects
that the students could make were hand-trucks,
napkin holders, tea cup racks, an airplane model out of
old spark plugs and brazing rods, and miniature hand-
"lt was an enlightening experience and a lot of fun,"
stated Raymond Yee 4105.
The teacher also believed that students were equals.
The disciplined students were the ones Who gain the
most out of welding. "I have found through the years
that all students are hard Working, l just have to get
them started," stated Mr. John Milovich,
A. Mr. John Milovich gives a lecture on proper welding techniques.
B. Students observe a torch Welder cut through a thick piece of
metal. C. Sophomore using skills taught by the teacher on a gas
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Dental Assistants Get
"The goals of the senior dental class is to finish the
course and come out as Dental Assistants. I teach the
skills needed to fulfill that role," stated Ms. 'Jackie
After completing the dental course the students, if
desired, could seek ajob at a dental facility. ln the class
students learned about nutrition which helps in
building strong teeth, skills which help the dentist,
learned to use an autoclave - 1a machine which uses
high pressured steam to sterilize instruments1, and of
course, learned the make up of teeth.
Clinical experience is important because it makes up
part of the student's grades. Clinical experience
consists of thirty hours of community health service
like helping in freshmen screening and going to
elementary schools to teach nutrition and proper
brushing of teeth.
The students also need 100 clinical hours of
attendance at the University of Oregon's Dental
School. At the Dental School the students observe and
assist the senior and junior dental students.
Yo Saeng Kim said, "lt was fun and rewarding. I
learned a lot."
A. Cindy Westfall 1121 shows Michele Jewell 1111 how to use the
vibrator to mixthe plaster. B. LeAnn Hollett1111 uses a disc sanderto
smooth down the plaster mold of her finger. C. Audrey Braswell1121
checks for proper positioning of instruments in the autoclave. D.
Brian Dessinger 1111 examines DeAnn Strickland's 1121 mouth while
Michelle Reiner 1121 looks on.
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