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Dr. Prem Reddy School of Health Sciences Associate Degree Nursing Program

Faculty and Staff

Full Time
  • Patricia Luther (1990) - Director Of Nursing
  • Voice Mail: (760)245-4271 ext.2412
  • BSN, University of Oregon Health Science, OR
  • MSN, University of Michigan Graduate School, MI
  • MA, Ed. Admin., San Diego State University, CA
  • Ed.D., Nova Southeast University, Miami, FL
  • Specialties: Psychiatric/Mental Health, Geriatric and Obstetric Nursing
  • Work Experience:
    U.S. Navy Nurse Corp - 4 Years
    Nursing Education (A.D.N., B.S.N) - 16 Years
    Overseas World Health Organization - 6 Years
    Director of Nursing since 1997

  • Diane Cline (1979) - Professor
  • Voice Mail: (760)245-4271 ext.2340
  • BSN, San Diego State College, CA
  • MSN, Cal State University Los Angeles, CA
  • Specialties:  Medical/Surgical, IV Therapy
  • Work Experience:
    ICU - CCU, Relief House Supervisor, Los Angeles - 6 Years
    IV Team St. Mary's Hospital, Apple Valley, CA - 5 Years
    Barstow Community Hospital - 5 years
    Desert Valley Hospital - Current

  • Starlie L. Cuna (1996) - Associate Professor
  • cunas@vvc.edu
  • Voice Mail: (760)245-4271 ext.2622
  • BSN, Philippine Union College, Manila, Philippines
  • MSN Administration and Management, Loma Linda University, CA
  • Specialties: Medical/Surgical, Community Home Health Care, Nursing Administration and Management, Maternal Child/Pediatrics
  • Work Experience:
    Nursing Leadership and Management - Since 1989
    Home Health Care - Since 1994
    Medical/Surgical Nursing - Since 1975
    Maternal Child/Pediatrics - Since 1985
  • Adjunct Faculty, University of Phoenix - since 1995
  • Adjunct Nursing Faculty, CA State University - since 1995

  • Diego Garcia (1987) - Professor
  • garciad@vvc.edu
  • Voice Mail: (760)245-4271 ext.2337
  • BSN, Cal State San Bernardino, CA
  • MSN, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA
  • Specialty: Critical Care Nursing
  • Work Experience:
    Critical Care Nursing - 20 Years
    Orthopedics - 1 Year
    Rehabilitation - 2 Years
    Medical/Surgical Nursing - 3 Years

  • Jeanine Speakman (2004) - Instructor
  • speakmanj@vvc.edu
  • Voice Mail: (760) 245-4271 ext.2416
  • ADN - Victor Valley College, Victorville, CA
  • BSN - University of Phoenix, Ontario, CA
  • MSN - University of Phoenix, Ontario, CA
  • Specialties: Critical Care and Medical-Surgical Nursing
  • Work Experience:
    • Staff & Charge RN ICU/CCU - St. Mary Medical Center - 6 years
    • Staff & Charge RN: Telemetry/PCU, ICU, Maternal, Child/Pediatrics, Ortho/Neuro - St. Bernadine Medical Center - 6 years
    • Adjunct/Part-time Faculty - Victor Valley College - since 2005
    • Full-Time Faculty - VVC

  • Renate I. Longoria (1993) - Instructor
  • longoriar@vvc.edu
  • Voice Mail: (760) 245-4271, ext. 2763
  • ADN - Victor Valley College, Victorville, CA
  • BSHS - University of Redlands, Redlands, CA
  • MSN - California State University, Los Angeles, CA
  • Specialties: Medical-Surgical, Geriatrics, Infection Control, IV Therapy
  • Work Experience:
    • Staff RN/House Supervisor/Manager: Medical/Surgical Unit - Victor Valley Community Hospital (VVCH) - 10 years
    • IV Team Supervisor - VVCH - 6 years
    • Education Dept. Manager/Infection Control Nurse - VVCH - 14 years
    • Adjunct/Part-time Faculty (Allied Health) - Victor Valley College - 7 years
    • Adjunct/Part-time Faculty (Nursing) - Victor Valley College - 6 years

  • Kay McKinley (1983) - Skills Lab Coordinator
  • mckinleyk@vvc.edu
  • Voice Mail: (760)245-4271 ext.2667
  • BSN, Loretto Heights University, Denver, CO
  • 30 graduate hours in MFCC, Chapman University, CA
  • Specialty: Maternal Child Nursing, Medical / Surgical
  • Work Experience:
    Labor and Delivery / Lamaze - 30 Years
    Nursing Education (ADN) - 25 Years
    Skills Lab VVC - 6 Years

  • Sally Thibeault (1996) - Associate Professor
  • thibeaults@vvc.edu
  • Voice Mail: (760)245-4271 ext.2325
  • BSN, Cal. State San Bernardino, CA
  • MSHS Masters in Health Services, Cal. State San Bernardino, CA
  • MSN, Masters in Nursing, Cal. State San Bernardino, CA
  • Specialties: Medical/Surgical, Telemetry, Geriatrics, Emergency Room
  • Work Experience:
    Staff Nurse in Medical/Surgical, Telemetry, Geriatrics& Critical Care - 26 Years
    Nurse Manager -9 Years
    Nursing Supervisor - 10 Years
  • (760)245-4271 ext.2325

  • Terry Truelove (2002) - Assistant Professor
  • truelovet@vvc.edu
  • Voice Mail: (760)245-4271 ext.2335
  • ADN, Seattle Central CC, Seattle, WA., 1990
  • BSN Oakland University, Rochester, MI., 1997
  • MSN University of Phoenix, San Bernardino, CA., 2002
  • Specialties: Critical Care Nursing, Emergency Nursing, Medical Surgical Nursing, Cardiac Nursing, Respiratory Nursing, Neurological Nursing, Nursing Fundamentals
  • Work Experience:
    Teaching Experience - 6 years
    Critical Care/Emergency Nursing - 18 Years
    Respiratory Care Practitioner - 8 Years
 
  • Alice Ramming (2003) - Instructor
  • ramminga@vvc.edu
  • Voice Mail: (760)245-4271 ext.2289
  • AA, Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, CA
  • BSN, Cal. State University, San Bernardino, CA
  • MSN, Nurse Educator, CSU Dominguez Hills, CA
  • Specialties: Mental Health, Psychiatric Nursing, Medical/Surgical, Critical Care
  • Work Experience:
    Part-time/full-time Critical Care 32 years
    Nursing Management/Staff Development 14 years
    Medical/Surgical float, Rehabilitation, Home Care, Emergency Room, Behavioral/Mental Health
    Adjunct Clinical Instructor 10 years
    Nursing Instructor 3 years.
Staff
  • Donna Derryberry (1998) - Administrative Secretary
  • derryberryd@vvc.edu
  • Voice Mail: (760)245-4271, ext.2285

  • Laura Katnic (2000) - Office Assistant
  • katnicl@vvc.edu
  • Voice Mail: (760) 245-4271, ext. 2287

  • Carole Ford (1999) - Computer Lab/Instructional Material Specialist
  • fordc@vvc.edu
  • Voice Mail:(760) 245-4271 ext.2341
  • BA, Cal State University Long Beach
  • Certificate in Child Development, Cal State University Long Beach

  • Diana Sisk (2005) - Computer Lab/Instructional Assistant
  • siskd@vvc.edu
  • Voice Mail: (760) 245-4271, ext. 2341

Last Modified: 2008-06-25 .


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