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Meet Our Instructors

Meet Our Instructors

Virginia Carino

Virginia Carino

HEALTH CARE ASSISTANT PROGRAM (HCA) Virginia originally obtained her nursing training in the Philippines, and then began her career in Canada as a Licensed Practical Nurse nine years ago. She remains very active and current in her profession working as a Care Coordinator in a seniors’ residence. She joined the Drake Medox College team as … Read More

Cindy Cook

Cindy Cook

ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROGRAMS Working with HCA and ESL-HCA students from different areas of the globe at Drake Medox College has been an incredibly rewarding experience for Cindy. Upon earning a Degree in Education and a Specialist Qualification in Teaching English as a Second Language at the University of Toronto, she took her knowledge, skills and … Read More

Taranjeet Dhaliwal

Taranjeet K Dhaliwal

COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER PROGRAM For the past twenty-five years Taranjeet has been working and teaching in the developmental/intellectual disabilities field, where she has been focusing on “community living” and “community inclusion” components of this diverse field. Learning is at the heart of all teaching, and Taranjeet has espoused this philosophy in her own personal and … Read More

Rexaira Henze

Rexaira Henze

HEALTHCARE ASSISTANT PROGRAM (HCA) Rexaira Henze is a Licensed Practical Nurse/Foot Care Nurse. She is the Clinical Lead in an Assisted Living facility in Langley, and has held various teaching positions since 2008. She is very familiar with the HCA curriculum having been involved in the process of Program recognition with various accreditation bodies including … Read More

Vida Khatibi

Vida Khatibi

HEALTH CARE ASSISTANT PROGRAM (HCA) Vida is Drake Medox College’s Senior Instructor with over 15 years of experience as a teacher and curriculum developer. She is also a certified Mandt trainer. In addition to the numerous classes she has taught, she has also taken the lead on the development and continuous enhancements to curriculum and … Read More

Daryl Lagayan HCA Instruction

Daryl Lagayan

HEALTH CARE ASSISTANT PROGRAM (HCA) Daryl began his journey in Healthcare as a volunteer in a  number of different care homes where his respect and passion for working with elders grew very strong.  For the past 5 years he has been working as an LPN providing social related services at a Vancouver care home. Daryl … Read More

Marjorie Mowat

Marjorie Mowat

ACTIVITY ASSISTANT PROGRAM Marjorie Mowat is an Activity Aid instructor of Drake Medox College who has been working in the field of healthcare for 15 years. She graduated from Health Care Aide in 1999, and excelled in her job as a care aide for 8 years in various healthcare settings in Winnipeg. Always eager to … Read More

Rona Simsuangco

Rona Simsuangco

HEALTH CARE ASSISTANT PROGRAM (HCA) Rona was a practicing Midwife in the Philippines before immigrating to Canada in 1998. Here she has been a LPN since 2007 working in Acute care in hospital settings, and as a Client Services Supervisor for one of the largest Home Support agencies in BC. In addition to classroom and … Read More

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I would highly recommend Drake Medox to anyone wishing to pursue a career within the healthcare industry. For those still not convinced, I would strongly advise you to research this for yourself, as I am very confident you too will find Drake Medox offers better value for money compared to others - even some of my colleagues think so having attended more expensive schools.

~ KAREN ORTEGA - HCA/AA