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Nursing instructor Jill Uptain holds a mask and explains why it is always wise to don a surgical mask before inserting an IV into a patient.

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Gila Community College class provides personal touch for nurses-in-training

The two-year wait to enter a Maricopa County nursing program frustrated Tom Ammerman. The 55-year-old weighed his options and decided the 98-mile drive each way from his Valley home to Gila County was preferable to an exasperating wait.


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