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Mar
24

Students Celebrate Children’s Dental Health Month & Recognition Week

Five dental assisting students, along with instructor Jill Ferris, visited a kindergarten classroom at Chamberlain Elementary School in Taunton, MA to discuss oral health and hygiene. The students taught the kindergarteners about healthy snacks for their teeth as well as brushing and flossing instruction and had a lot of fun making tooth-related craft projects.  …

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Tip of the Week: Checking a Temperature

There are multiple ways to check a temperature including oral, tympanic (ear) and temporal (forehead scan). Accurately taking a patient’s temperature is important as a number of illnesses can be characterized by a change in the body temperature. Our Medical Assisting students demonstrate each option in the photo gallery! Make sure the patient hasn’t had anything…

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Feb
13

Smile! It’s Dental Assistants Recognition Week Soon

Dental Assisting continues to diversify and expand. Whether working chairside with the dentist, taking X–rays or managing the business office, teaching or working in insurance or sales, dental assistants are vital to the success of the dental practice. Southeastern Technical Institute is excited to recognize the contributions of dental assistants. Dental Assistants Recognition Week scheduled for March 1-7, 2020, is a week-long tribute…

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Evening Practical Nurse Program Celebrates the Class of 2020

The Evening Practical Nurse graduation ceremony took place on Tuesday, January 7th. Family and friends filled the audience, and STI faculty and staff recognized all students for their hard work, dedication, and perseverance. Graduate Angela Foti led the ceremony with the Pledge of Allegiance followed by a welcome introduction from Dr. Stephen Alves, Director of…

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Jan
06

STI Medical Assisting Students Host a Pediatric Clinic

The Medical Assisting students held a Pediatric Clinic with the students from the Southeastern Regional Technical High School Early Education Program. This activity enables the Medical Assisting students to work with two diverse age groups – toddlers and teens. The interactions helps to hone their interpersonal skills as well as practice some of their entry level…

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Jan
02

Spreading Joy this Holiday Season

Over 20 children from several families enjoyed an even brighter holiday season thanks to STI faculty, staff and students who participated in this wonderful community service event. Students and faculty nominate children in need of some extra support over the holidays and then purchase, wrap, and donate the gifts. A great way to feel the holiday…

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Jan
02

Dental and Medical Assisting Students Experience the Body Works Exhibit at the Museum of Science

On December 19th, students and faculty from STI’s Dental and Medical Assisting Programs visited the Body Worlds Exhibit at the Museum of Science in Boston. Students were able to see actual anatomical structures on the models and read the accompanying descriptions that describe the physiology of each. This exhibit reinforces material students have studied in…

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Jan
02

Dental Assisting Students Making Great “First Impressions”

The Dental Assisting students have been learning to take alginate impressions since the fall.  Here, the students are taking alginate impressions on each other during lab. The students then poured these impressions in dental plaster and trimmed them to become study models. These study models can be used to present a case to a patient, construct tooth whitening…

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Nov
21

Cosmetology Alum Returns to STI to Present a Men’s Cutting Demonstration

Mike Trowbridge, a 2018 graduate of STI’s Cosmetology Program, recently presented a barbering segment to the current STI Cosmetology students. Mike is employed at Rectify Barbershop & Beauty Alcove in Mansfield and has participated in hair cutting competitions at Gillette Stadium and in London. He holds both his cosmetology and barbering licenses along with a Bachelor of Science Degree…

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Nov
19

STI Hosts a Fall Guidance Breakfast

On November 8th, the STI Admissions team provided an information session for several guidance counselors and directors from area high schools including Brockton, Foxborough Regional Charter School, Mansfield, Norton, Rockland, Sharon, Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical HS, South Shore Vocational Technical HS, and Whitman-Hanson. While enjoying a delicious breakfast in the Colonial Room, attendees heard from…

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