MedNoc Training College Staff
Mr. Paul Mungiria, RN, BSN, CCRN.
Mr. Paul Mungiria is the president of MedNoc Training College. He graduated from Oklahoma City Community College with an Associate Degree in Applied Science in Nursing, and an Associate in Applied Science in Diversified Studies. He also graduated from South Western Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN). Mr. Mungiria was a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Oklahoma and currently a Registered Nurse in State of Oklahoma. Mr. Mungiria is a Certified Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) and a member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. Before becoming a Registered Nurse, he worked as CNA, CMA and HHA. He has Long-Term, Home Health and Hospital experience. Mr. Mungiria believes in career growth and upward mobility. He believes that you can start slowly and advance to the highest height of your career ladder.
Mrs. Ann Mungiria, BBM.
Ann Mungiria is the Vice president of MedNoc Training College. Mrs. Mungiria earned her Bachelor of Business Management from Mount Kenya University. She is currently pursuing her Master’s Degree in MBA at Mid-America Christian University. Prior to working at MedNoc she worked in the HR department at the University of Mount Kenya for five years. Mrs. Mungiria has extensive experience in corporate world. She believes that adequate quality training is essential to prepare students to meet the challenges of their job requirements without feeling inadequate. She also believes that following rules and laws is essential to success. She values honesty time management and planning as pillars and key to any success. She wants all students and employees of MedNoc Training College to feel welcome and at home while at MTC
Ms. Kimberly D. Tinsley is the Director of Admissions and Registration. She is from Brooken Cove, Oklahoma. She relocated to Oklahoma City and currently resides in Edmond, Oklahoma with her husband Justin and their 3 amazing children. She has attended Connors State College and Northeastern State University, both in Oklahoma. Kim is a vibrant, positive minded person full of love and is always willing to help. She will go above and beyond to ensure that all MTC students have succeeded. Whether calling, emailing, social networking, or walking into our office, Kimberly will be there to guide you through the enrollment and in your educational process.
Mrs. Amy Henderson, CCMA.
Mrs. Amy Henderson is the Office Administrative Assistant. When you come to MTC she is the first person most of the time you will meet and interact with. She very caring and will do everything possible to help you achieve your goals. Amy was born and raised in Padre Island in Texas. She is the oldest daughter of a now retired Navy Vet Air Traffic Controller. She has 2 younger siblings. Amy is a mother of three children. She moved to Battle Creek, Michigan in 1998, and finished high school and started her college education; Pursuing Information Technology – Web Design and Interactive Media, Business Information Systems and Nursing. She ultimately found her love in the nursing field. She moved back to Texas in 2004 and began her nursing career as a CNA in 2005 where she worked in both Texas and Oklahoma. She met her husband, Colby in Texas in 2009 while he was serving in the US Marine Corps. After having served overseas in both Iraq and Okinawa, Japan, he medically retired out of the service and moved back to Oklahoma where they began their wonderful family. In 2018, Amy began and finished her education and training as a Nationally Certified Clinical Medical Assistant at MedNoc Training College. Amy enjoys working both the business side of the office and the medical side on the weekends.
Mr. James Evans, MBA.
James is the Director of Marketing and Recruitment. He graduated in 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from University of Phoenix and graduated with a Master of Business Administration in 2010 from Oklahoma Christian University. His work for MedNoc Training College, includes marketing and recruiting new students as well as working to expand our brand and finding clinic partners for sites to help our students in their education. James has had many years of extensive work experience especially in the fields of customer service, advertising, marketing and management. He finds great joy interacting with students, helping them strive to succeed and achieve their goals. Outside of work he enjoys movies, cooking, and is a self-proclaimed Sci-Fi, superhero, and Fantasy nerd. James shares his life with his beautiful fiancée, April. Together, they have 6 wonderful children, 5 girls and 1 boy.
Mr. Andrew Seruyange, RN, BSN.
Mr. Andrew Seruyange, RN, BSN, is the Chief Examinations Officer with extensive experience as a nurse. He’s in charge of all certification testing at MedNoc Training College. Mr. Seruyange earned his first degree at the University of Makerere in Uganda. He later joined Langston University where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Mr. Seruyange is a Registered Nurse, licensed to practice nursing in Oklahoma. Mr. Seruyange believes in fairness. His message to all testing candidates: Study, Prepare, Revise, practice, and practice until you become perfect. Learn how to manage anxiety, plan for your time, listen to instruction very carefully, and ask questions before the test begins. Relax and do your best.”
Ms. Jennifer Itote, LPN, Lead-Instructor.
Miss Jennifer Itote is our Lead-Instructor and teaches various courses here at MTC. She is a Licensed Practical Nurse and holds both Oklahoma and Texas LPN License. She has over 25 years of experience in healthcare. She graduated from Francis Tuttle Licensed Practical Nursing School. MS Itote has worked as a CNA, CMA, and LPN. She brings with her, a wealth of knowledge and experience to our students and more so; great attitude towards making sure that all students are successful. She has a very big heart and sense of humor, very passionate and quickly bonds very well with students. Jen has worked in Long-Term Care LTACH and Hospitals over a long period of time. Ms. Jennifer was born in Oklahoma City, and raised in Texas and Tennessee. It is in Texas where she started her nursing career. She began out as a Certified Nurse Aide, then moved up to Restorative Aide and Lead Certified Nurse Aide. In 2002 she moved back to Oklahoma and started working as a CNA at a nursing home in Guthrie. She then became a CMA. Then in 2005, She was accepted into the LPN program at Francis Tuttle. Where she was HOSA President and won the Gold Medal at Nationals for Critical Thinking in Anaheim California. She then successfully passed my NCLEX and started her career as an LPN. As an LPN, I have worked in Long Term Care, Home Health, Hospice, Assisted Living, ICU, LTACH and Med Surge. I also have great expertise in lab draws, IV insertion, wound care, NGT/PEG tubes, trach care and mechanical ventilators. Her favorite quote is. “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass…it’s about learning to dance in the rain!” (By Vivian Greene).
Ms. Adriene Yeahquo, LPN, Assistant Lead-Instructor.
Ms. Adriene Yeahquo is our Assistant Lead-Instructor and the Phlebotomy Technician Instructor. She is a Licensed Practical Nurse; She is licensed to practice nursing in the State of Oklahoma. She graduated from Platt College Licensed Practical Nursing School. Before she became an LPN she was a CNA, CMA, and a Medical Assistant. She has worked her way up to become an LPN. Ms. Yeahquo has many years of nursing experience and in healthcare in general. She has worked in Long-Term, Skilled Units, Clinics and Hospitals. She brings years of experience in to her students every day she teaches them. Ms. Adriene was born in Lawton, Oklahoma and raised in San Jose, California. She attended Beverly Vocational Training College in San Jose, California – where she received her certification in Nursing Assistant. She then attended Trinity Training College in San Jose, California and received Certification in Medical Assistant. Ms. Adriene then attended Hope Driving Educational College in San Jose, California and received her Class B commercial driver’s license with passenger endorsement. Afterwards Ms. Adriene was admitted at Platt College in Moore, Oklahoma where she was trained as practical nurse. Ms. Adriene is very passionate and caring. She will work with each individual student to ensure their success.
Veronica Curtis, RN, BSN, AGPCNP-C, APRN-CNP, MSN.
Ms. Veronica Curtis is our weekday CNA instructor. She was born and raised in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Her passion and intense love for nursing and healthcare runs deep. She entered this career journey over twenty-one (21) years ago, initially, as a certified nurse assistant, certified medication aide, licensed practical nurse, and finally becoming a registered nurse. She recently completed the arduous, rigid task, of earning and obtaining my Master of Science in Nursing degree, from Maryville University of St. Louis, Missouri, in addition, to becoming a Certified Nurse Practitioner, within the state of Oklahoma. Her APRN specialty involves, Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner. She is highly experienced, and task-oriented. Becoming, and earning dual degrees in nursing and law, were her original exploratory pathways, upon earning her baccalaureate degree in nursing, in March 2015, as going to law school was also at the superior height of her academic visions, dreams, and goals, since she was a child. Yet, new opportunities, curiosities, and internal spiritual guidance, is how she is NP, and an Instructor. She has three (3) beautiful and intelligent children, as well as a plump and fiery, three (3) year old granddaughter. She loves to read, and soak up knowledge like a sponge, enjoying attempts at understanding, growing, and learning of diverse people, things, and everything that happens within the environments surrounding her and her family. “I’m thankful for the opportunity to be a contributory factor in helping students of MTC achieve their dreams and academic accomplishments and moving forward on their successful journeys within the health-care realm.” Says Ms. Veronica.
Mr. Jacob Muriithi, RN, ADN.
Mr. Jacob Muriithi, RN, ADN is our Examiner. As a test observer he brings with him knowledge and skills that he’s earned over the years. Mr. Muriithi graduated from LPN school at Francis Tuttle and then went to earn his Associate degree in Nursing from Oklahoma City Community College. He holds RN license in the state of Oklahoma. Before he became a Registered Nurse, Mr. Muriithi was a CNA, HHA, and LPN. He’s worked in Long-Term (Nursing Home) Home Health and Hospital. His advice to all the testing candidates is that be thoroughly prepared, study hard, attend your classes, labs and clinical. Engage with your teachers to ensure that you are well prepared before you take your state or national exam. Rest enough before the night before your test date, and most importantly be confident, and believe in yourself.
Dr. Bruce Henderson, PhamD.
Dr. Henderson teaches our Pharmacy Technician program. He graduated from Southwestern Oklahoma State University with Doctor of Pharmacy. Dr. Henderson is a licensed pharmacist in the state of Oklahoma. He has so many years of work experience as a licensed pharmacist. He has worked in both hospital and retail pharmacy. He brings with him knowledge and years of experience and expertise to our students.
Yaaki “CiCi” Britt, LPN.
Yaaki “CiCi” Britt, is our weekend CNA Instructor. She has been a nurse for 15 years. She specializes in Long Term Care Nursing, Skilled Nursing, and Psychiatric Nursing. She received her nursing education from Mid-Del Vo-Tech, and Rose State College. She has always had a strong passion to teach and guide the next generations of nurses. I have always found teaching to be very fulfilling. Being a Nursing Instructor allows her to work in a variety of settings, with different people. She has been able to bring foundational experiences, and the knowledge of both the art, and science of nursing to our students. “Every great instructor must have certain personality traits. These are a few of mine that I encompass. I have a great deal of patience because this can assist students to overcome anxiety, fear, discouragement, and failure. Dedication is shown when a teacher continues to inspire students, and never losing my spark. Adaptability is key because no two students are the same, making it impossible to apply the same template to every type of situation. My flexible teaching style allows me to accommodate every student learning style. My positive attitude has brought me levity, and happiness in my life and career, which projects onto the students. Having good social skills to be a good role model for your students to sincerely care for others, when shaping the minds of our students. Critical reflection because everyone makes a mistake, but knowing the key is to learn from it, and understand that as an educator you are constantly learning.” Says Ms. Cici. Some of her achievements outside of nursing are: She has been a Master Lash Stylist for six years and teaches cosmetologists/estheticians how to apply individual eyelash extensions, using proper lash/aseptic techniques. She is an Esthetician where she specializes in skin care, and maintenance. Over the years she has received awards for her involvement in the community, and fund raisers. December 2018, she won the People’s Choice Award for Oklahoma for best new small business.
Lawanda McCleskey, LPN.
Mrs. McCleskey our Certified Medication Aide (CMA), MAT, and CMA-Update programs. She is a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), licensed to practice nursing in the State of Oklahoma. She has over 23 years of nursing experience. She was born at Talihina Oklahoma and has three children. Mrs. McCleskey is very passionate about teaching and mentoring new healthcare professionals. She has bubbly personality and makes learning fun and enjoyable. Very enthusiastic, energetic, a cheerful giver, honest and full of laughter. She loves water sports, motorcycles, sewing and hanging out with the grandkids. Mrs. McCleskey currently serves part time at her church as a book keeper. “Life is great.” Says Mrs. McCleskey.
Ashley Brown, LPN.
Hi guys, my name’s Ashley Brown; I’m the daytime Medical Assistant instructor here at MedNoc Training College. I’ve been an LPN for about 7 years now; from Hospice to the Correctional System, I have done a little bit of everything within my nursing career. I feel God has given me this favor for teaching, and I’m more than excited to carry out His plan for my students and me. I currently live in Moore with my wife, our two Yorkie-Schnauzer mixes, and one cat who is the boss of us all. Above all else in life, I chase after my passions and happiness follows, and I hope this mindset of mine can rub off on those around me. One of my greatest passions in life is art; I specialize in realistic portraits in graphite but dabble in other mediums. I believe that the excitement of a continued education sometimes gets a bad–rap, and I’m pumped to change peoples’ minds and make it a memorable and fun experience… and who knows, if we’re lucky we might learn something along the way.
Patti Michele Spaugy, LPN.
Mrs. Spaugy is our part-time HHA, CMA, ACMA instructor. She was born and educated in Arkansas. She licensed to as an LPN in both in the state of Oklahoma. She was licensed in the same capacity in the state of Arkansas. Mrs. She attended Rich Mountain Community College Mena Arkansas, where she obtained an Associate of Applied Sciences Degree and Technical of Sciences Degree and was a Technical/ Occupational Certificate in 2000. Mrs. Spaugy also attended and graduated from Mena Esthetics and Cosmetology-2007-2008 Licensed Esthetician-State Board and Health Department. She brings life experience and a wealth of knowledge to her students. She is very committed to our students success and she will teach our students to be caring caregivers who have the training of both the heart and the mind to care for other human beings.
Sherry Schmidt, CPC-P, BS.
Mrs. Schmidt is our Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Instructor. She has over 20 years of experience of working and teaching as a Medical Billing and Coding Specialist. She has extensive knowledge and strong command of ICD-10-CM, ICD10-PCS, CPT 4, HCPCS, Modifiers, CMS Compliance, regulatory and reimbursement guidelines. Mrs. Schmidt has the following certifications: AAPC-CPC-P, CH-CBS, ICD-10 Proficiency. Mrs. Schmidt also graduated with Bachelor of Arts, Letters and Science from National University.
Mrs. Sylvia Yego, RN, BSN.
Mrs. Yego is our Test Observer and proctor. she proctors CNA, CMA, ACMA and NHA examinations. She a Registered Nurse (RN) and hold Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Langston University. She has more than 10 years of nursing experience, spanning from hospital, long-term, and home health. Mrs. Yego is very friendly, fair and just to her testing candidates. She says that the key to passing examinations knows what you are required of you, then having confidence and, courage. She encourages students to thoroughly prepare and practice before coming to take the test.
Mrs. Elizabeth Peralta, BBA.
Mrs. Peralta is our NHA, and AAH examination proctor. She holds a certificate in Legal Office Procedure and Associate in Applied Science in Legal Secretary from Oklahoma City Community College. She also holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Central Oklahoma.
Mr. Charles Hornuvo, RN, ADN.
Mr. Hornuvo is our Test observer, and proctor. He proctors CNA, CMA, ACMA and NHA examinations. He is a graduate of Oklahoma City Community College where he attained Associate degree in Applied Science in Nursing. He is a Registered Nurse licensed to practice nursing in the state of Oklahoma.
Mr. Peter Kimani, RN, BSN.
Mr. Kimani is our Test observer, and proctor. He proctors CNA, CMA, and ACMA examinations. He is a graduate of Oklahoma City Community College where he attained Associate degree in Applied Science in Nursing and attained a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Central Oklahoma. He is a Registered Nurse licensed to practice nursing in the state of Oklahoma.