Health Careers Camp Tempts High School Students With Rewarding Options

Published 06.19.2014

Nursing & Health Sciences

A volunteer "accident victim" is immobilized for transport in the paramedic lab.Campers "crunch" their way through exercises in the physical fitness lab. Jeanne M. Kerschner, clinical director of occupational therapy assistant, helps students appreciate difficulties performing everyday tasks ...... challenging them to put on socks with the help of adaptive equipment.A liberating therapeutic toolAn annual collaboration of Penn College and Susquehanna Health this week introduced dozens of high school students to the variety of careers represented within the School of Health Sciences. Ninth- to 12th-graders in the two-day Health Careers Camp attended hands-on workshops in a number of School of Health Sciences labs and took a field trip to Susquehanna Health, getting valuable information and gaining professional insight into meaningful career fields.
Photos by Dalaney T. Vartenisian, student photographer