Sessions educate about medical field

Middle and high school students can learn about the many areas of health care and how to prepare for a future in the medical field by attending Schneck Medical Center’s 2017 Health Career Discovery Program.

This free program features a variety of speakers and tours. Attendees will receive hands-on practice in many different departments within the hospital:

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

Simulation lab: See a live simulation code 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 staff work to make patients safer every day

Nursing services: Including LPN, ASN, BSN, MSN and medical assisting

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

Obstetrics and gynecology: Learn about a day in the life of an OB/GYN

Emergency services: Find out what happens when you call 911 or visit the emergency room

Cancer center: Tour Schneck’s world-class cancer center

Rehabilitation services: Tour Schneck’s new facility and learn about speech, physical, hand, vestibular, wound and occupational therapies

The program will be from 9 a.m. to noon June 26 through 30. Sessions will be in the Schneck Auditorium, located on the first floor of the hospital near the visitor entrance.

Openings are limited, and registration is required.

To learn more about the program or to reserve a spot, visit schneckmed.org/hcdiscovery.

Information: Angie Ramsey at 812-523-0630 or email aramsey@ schneckmed.org