The most popular Health Care careers include:
• Personal trainer
• Physician, physician assistant
• Hospital administrator
• X-ray technologist
• 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!
You will develop:
You will participate in hands-on projects to give you a real feel for whether this career is the right one for you.
You will have an opportunity to network with professionals who work in these careers every day – they are using the latest technology, they are aware of emerging trends, they know what it takes to get into college for their specific career.
You will learn about the educational requirements for a career in Health Care and will receive tangible advice on steps you could take now to prepare and position yourself for a successful career in the field of Health Care.
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 $50. 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.
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