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Camp Med Summer Program

Program Overview

This program is designed to identify, recruit, educate and prepare high school students for careers in health professions. Camp activities include presentations, tours/observations and clinical experiences.

Who Should Participate

Current ninth through eleventh grade high school students who have an interest in health careers and the academic potential for a career in the health sciences.

Objectives

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

• Describe roles and responsibilities, career outlooks, salary ranges, educational preparation and credentialing of select health professions.

• Observe state-of-the-art technology, equipment and procedures used in various health professions.

• Develop an understanding of the healthcare delivery system and the principles of medical ethics and safety.

• Develop effective skills of personal development in areas such as peer relations, teamwork, stress management and leadership.

• Experience a learning environment which integrates school life with the adult world of work.

• Meet healthcare practitioners and health profession students who share common health career goals.

• Explain what medical cultural competency is and why it is a critical component of the healthcare delivery system. Applicant Requirements

• Only a current freshman, sophomore, or junior for the 2020-2021 school year may participate.

• Must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.

• Complete a letter of interest outlining your career goals and why you want to participate in Camp Med.

• Complete the application process.

For More Information See your CTE Career Development Coordinator Applications Available: March 25 Application Deadline: April 23