Hospital discovery program planned


Middle and high school students have the opportunity to learn about the many areas of health care and how to prepare for a future in the medical field during Schneck Medical Center’s 2016 Health Career Discovery program.

Featuring a variety of speakers and tours, attendees will receive hands-on practice in many different departments within the hospital, according to a news release from the Seymour hospital.

This three-day program will be from 8 a.m. to noon June 6 through 8 in the Schneck Auditorium, located on the first floor of the hospital just inside the visitor entrance off of Tipton Street. A certificate of completion will be provided at the end of the sessions.

Topics to be covered include:

Surgical services: Robotic surgery, anesthesia, nursing and sterile processing.

Simulation lab: Meet Simon the Sim Man and learn how Schneck uses the lab to improve patient care.

Internal medicine associates: Learn what a hospitalist does within the hospital.

Infection prevention: See what kind of germs are lurking on your hands and how the hospital works to make patients safer every day.

Diagnostic imaging: Tour X-ray, MRI, CT, ultrasound and nuclear medicine.

Obstetrics and gynecology: Office tour, ultrasound and learn about a day in the life of an OB/GYN.

Emergency services: Learn what happens when you call 911 or visit the emergency room.

Rehabilitation services: Tour and learn about speech, physical and occupational therapies.

To learn more about the program or to RSVP, contact Angie Cockerham by calling 812-523-0630 or emailing [email protected].

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