Patrice Nadeau is a medical assistant instructor. She started teaching at DCTC in 1994 and took over as program director in 2001.
Patrice has a master's degree in clinical laboratory science from the University of North Dakota. She has her bachelor's in medical technology from the University of Minnesota.
Having extensive work experience in hospitals and clinics, she most recently served as a technical consultant for Allina Medical Clinic laboratories and Central Pediatrics.
She was honored as a guest lecturer for laboratory science in the continuing education program at the University of North Dakota.
Regarding her teaching philosophy, Patrice says, "Hands-on, guided practice is very important for the medical field. Small numbers in the lab help with this important part of student learning. Everyone can learn if given the right opportunity."
"The students!" are the best part of her job as a DCTC instructor.
She lists conflict resolution as a new interest and plans to pursue education on the subject.
- Patrice Nadeau
Medical Assistant Instructor