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West Hills College Lemoore Hosted Health Careers Licensing Fair on April 12

On April 12, West Hills College Lemoore hosted a free health careers licensing fair on campus, in partnership with the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs.

The fair was held April 12 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. in Room 253.

It included the following presentations: 

12 PM – 1 PM Keynote Presentations:

  • Removing Barriers to Licensure and Assisting Underserved Communities - Dean Grafilo, State of CA Department of Consumer Affairs Director
  • Tips for Being Successful in a Health Care Career- Valerie Fisher, Deputy Sector Navigator, Health Workforce Initiative 
  • Spotlight on a Recent Graduate: My Experience with Licensure 


1 PM- 3 PM Breakout Sessions. 

Learn the steps involved in the licensing and exam process. Hear about trends and critical issues in your field.

The event also included a free job fair.

Representatives from the following licensing boards were invited to participate:

  • Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians
  • Board of Registered Nursing
  • Speech Language Pathology, Audiology & Hearing Aid Dispensers Board
  • Pharmacy Board
  • Physical Therapy Board
  • Respiratory Care Board
  • Dental Board of California
  • Board of Occupational Therapy

WHCCD Health Careers Licensing Fair