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Updated: click here for photos of students participating in Healthcare Horizons 2013

Posted May 17th, 2013 in News

High school students explore health care careers at Brock  Healthcare Horizon 2013

Thirty local Grade 10 students will take part in a one-day learning day at Brock University tomorrow (Friday, May 17) that will highlight career opportunities in the health care sector.
 
The Healthcare Horizons event, co-ordinated by the Niagara Health System and BEC’s School Career Connections initiative, will include a visit to the clinical skills and simulations lab in the Department of Nursing at Brock.
 
The day will feature interactive activities including a career panel, tours of the Niagara Regional campus of the Michael DeGroote School of Medicine and the Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre, and hands-on learning experiences with the human-like manikins in the patient simulation lab at the University.
 
Media are invited to attend a photo op and speak with event co-ordinators and participants when students will be working with the patient simulators learning how to monitor vital signs, practise chest compressions and start IV lines.
 
What: “Healthcare Horizons ... Exploring your Future in the Healthcare Industry” photo op and media availability

When:
Friday, May 17, 1 to 3 p.m.

Where:
East Academic #2, Brock University (middle building behind Tim Hortons and McDonalds)


 
For more info:
 
* Caroline Bourque Wiley, communications, Niagara Health System, 905-378-4647 x43113; cwiley@niagarahealth.on.ca
 
* Jeffrey Sinibaldi, media relations, Brock University, 905-688-5550 x4687; jsinibaldi@brocku.ca
 

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