Health career exploration bus cruise planned in February [UPDATED]Published 10:31am Wednesday, October 30, 2013 Updated 12:33pm Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Students in ninth to twelfth grade are invited to join a cruise by bus to the University of Minnesota’s Health Careers Center for first-hand experiences in some of today’s health care careers. The day will be spent on the University of Minnesota’s campus from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Fergus Falls pick-up and drop-off stops will be 6 a.m. and 7 p.m. respectively.
During their visit the students explore Experiential Surgery Services operating rooms and the Simulation Center where they will work in teams to respond to critical care situation as they work to save a high tech mannequin, SimMan.
Also, the they will see first-hand health research happening at the University and learn how research can be an important element in preparation for a health career.
The cost is $35 per person which includes the bus ride, career center visit, and lunch. Space is limited and has already started to fill. Registrations open until Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 or until full.
For more information or to register go to www.mnahec.umn.edu/Central_AHEC.