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Stanbridge College

August 28, 2012 07:00 ET

BVNPT President Asks Nursing Graduates of Stanbridge College to Dream Big

California State Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians President, Todd D'Braunstein Addressed Over 120 Vocational Nursing Graduates With Insight and Inspiration as They Received Their Diploma From Stanbridge College

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 28, 2012) - Stanbridge College, a technical college that offers Masters, Bachelors and Associate of Science degrees and diploma programs in Healthcare and Information Technology, awarded over 120 graduates with Diplomas in Vocational Nursing on July 16, 2012. Mr. Todd D'Braunstein, President of the California State Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT), addressed the graduates as the keynote speaker.

In his presentation, Mr. D'Braunstein encouraged the graduates to outshine their competition as the demand for highly qualified candidates will continue to grow alongside the amount of jobs for nurses and healthcare professionals.

"I want to encourage you to be the most exciting and professional licensed vocational nurse out there," Mr. D'Braunstein continued. "I want to encourage you to never dream bigger than you are afraid to achieve. I promise you, you will get it. Do some outreach of your own. Get to know your legislator [and] your professional practice groups. Be an active member in your school's alumni association... Be a part of your community and be a strong person."

The BVNPT overseas the licensure of over 120,000 licensed vocational nurses and psychiatric technicians in California. The BVNPT establishes educational standards for the accreditation of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians schools in California and enforces regulations upon the schools. The Diploma in Vocational Nursing program at Stanbridge College is accredited by the BVNPT.

"Mr. D'Braunstein's address was a wonderful addition to the 2012 Commencement Exercise," stated Mr Yasith Weerasuriya, President of Stanbridge College. "The BVNPT works very hard at ensuring our future nurses have the highest of standards in training to become licensed and maintaining their licensure to sustain safety for the public. Stanbridge College is honored to have Mr. D'Braunstein and the BVNPT's support the achievement of our graduates."

Stanbridge College offers students a variety of healthcare degree and diploma programs that prepare them to sit for professional licensure exams. Currently, the Irvine based college maintains one of the highest continuous pass rates in California on the NCLEX-PN nursing exam with a 96% cumulative pass rate. With over 850 students, Stanbridge College also offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Degree Completion), a Master of Science in Nursing and a Diploma in Hemodialysis Technician. Additionally Stanbridge offers a degree in Occupational Therapy Assistant and Physical Therapist Assistant.

To learn more about the Vocational Nursing program or other nursing and healthcare programs offered at Stanbridge College, please visit www.stanbridge.edu.

About Stanbridge College
Based in Irvine, CA, Stanbridge College is a co-educational, technical college with an annual enrollment of over 850 students. Founded in 1996, Stanbridge is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). Stanbridge College offers Master, Bachelor and Associate of Science degrees and diploma programs in Healthcare and Information Technology.

In 2009, 2010 and 2011, Stanbridge College received an award from Institutional Research & Evaluation, Inc., as one of America's Best Technical Colleges. Stanbridge has also been named to the 2009, 2010 and 2011 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement. In 2008-2009 Stanbridge College was the recipient of the School of Excellence Award from the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), and since 2007 it has maintained one of the highest continuous pass rates in California on the NCLEX-PN nursing exam, with a 96% cumulative pass rate. For more information, please visit www.stanbridge.edu or call (949) 794-9090.

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