Health Careers Camp Workshops
Did you ever wonder what is really going on in the dental office? Participate in a variety of hands-on activities pertaining to the dental hygiene profession, including the fabrication of a mouth model, taking intra-oral radiographs (x-rays), and learning more about preventative dentistry techniques.
Gain first-hand experience in many exciting activities related to the nursing profession including taking blood pressures and temperatures, pulse oximetry, protective gear, and making an occupied bed.
Occupational Therapy Assistant
How does a developmental delay affect a childís world of play and learning? How does a stroke affect an adultís ability to care for family and home? How does one cope with life challenges after having been drug and alcohol dependent? Learn about a variety of developmental, physical, and psychiatric challenges that affect participation in meaningful life roles and activities, and how occupational therapy practice helps to remediate or adapt to difficulties in activities of daily living, work, or play.
Participate in hands-on activities involving paramedic skills utilized in pre-hospital cardiac arrest management, including techniques in airway management (endotracheal intubation, cricothyrotomy), electrical therapy (defibrillation and pacing), and medication administration.
Physical Fitness Specialist
Come prepared (sneakers and comfortable clothes) to learn how to assess your fitness level. We will determine body composition, strength, flexibility, and test your general knowledge in a fun environment, using state-of-the-art equipment.
This hands-on workshop introduces students to aspects of emergency and orthopedic medicine, as practiced by physician assistants. The workshop teaches casting and splinting procedures. Students learn how to splint forearms, apply short arm casts, and remove casts.
Since the discovery of X Radiation 118 years ago, radiographers continue to be on the front line of investigative medicine. See and experience the inner workings of the human body through medical imaging technologies. Take and develop x-rays, witness the use of computed radiography, and participate in a variety of additional activities while learning about careers in radiography.
This hands-on workshop introduces you to the skills needed to perform in the operating room. Explore how surgery is performed using actual surgical instruments and suturing equipment. Try your skill at an appendectomy, tonsil/adenoidectomy, and skin stapling on a simulated model.