Health Care Career Exploring
Health Care Career Exploring is a hands-on program open to young men and women from the 6th grade to 20 years old with an interest in learning more about careers in the fields of health care.
The most popular Health Care careers include:
• Physician, physician assistant
• Hospital administrator
• X-ray technician
• Speech therapist
• Physical therapist
• Psychologists / psychiatrists
• Sports medicine
• Dentist & dental hygienist
• Home health care aide
You get to experience firsthand what it’s like to conduct surgery on a dog or cat, take vital signs, evaluate an X-ray for broken bones or other ailments, properly put on surgical masks, gloves, and gowns, practice the latest techniques in physical therapy, build a crown for a tooth and so much more!
Health Care Exploring will provide you with the following benefits:
• Improved self-confidence
• Leadership experience and social network development
• Fun and Exciting “hands-on” career experiences
• Community service opportunities
• College & Career Readiness preparation
When do meetings take place?
Health Care Explorer posts and clubs typically meet on a bi-monthly basis during the school year. Most programs parallel the school calendar and begin in the fall. There are a number of programs that start at other times during the year to meet the needs of the host organization and participants. Programs are flexible enough to fit in with other activities.
Annual program participation is $24. Special activities, events and conferences may cost more and would be determined by the local Explorer post or club. Individual programs may request an additional program fee and would be determined by the local Explorer post or club.