E3 STEM field trip policy: In order to go on a field trip, an E3 STEM student must be passing (D- or higher) all of their current AVHS classes 24 hours before the field trip departure time. Once a student is placed on the “ineligible for field trips” list, they need to speak with a member of the E3 STEM staff to be removed from the list. The staff member will have a brief conversation with the student and also check their current grades on Schoology.
A Day in the Life of an Orthopedic Specialist Workshop: Oct. 16 from 8:30 – 12:30 pm. MAX of 6 students. Sign up HERE. Deadline – Sept. 7 but this WILL fill up so sign up asap if interested.
This classroom course is a prerequisite to scheduling an observation at TRIA. It will provide you with information about all the specialties listed below. We will also touch on other topics, including schooling/program requirements, getting into practice/the work force, and what a typical day is like for an orthopedic specialist. During the TRIA experience, you will hear about our philosophy on patient centered care, learn about a few of our unique programs, and view a previously recorded ACL reconstruction. Our education coordinator will work with you to schedule ONE four hour observation to occur within 60 days of the program.
- Gain a general introduction to TRIA and the orthopedic profession.
- Become acquainted with the specific roles of different orthopedic specialists, allowing for future opportunities to directly observe a specialist in a clinical or ambulatory environment.
- Obtain a clear understanding of the requirements and education needed to pursue a career in various orthopedic careers.
- Introduction to available resources and how to utilize them.
Primary areas of focus include
- Physical Therapy
- Physician Assistant
- Orthopedic Surgeon
- Medical School, Residency, Fellowship
- Surgical Observation
Additionally, we may touch on the following topics
- Athletic Training
- Occupational Therapy
- Radiologic Technologists
- Surgical Technician
*Topics are subject to change
Observation After the Program:
After attending this course, you will be allowed ONE four hour observation in an orthopedic specialty of your choice. The observation must be completed within 60 days of the program you attend. On the day of the program you attend, you will be required to provide two dates you are available to observe. An education coordinator from TRIA will contact you to confirm your observation within two weeks of the program’s completion.
Perry Outreach Program: Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018 at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN. The Perry Outreach Program is a free, one-day, hands-on experience for high school women who are interested in pursuing careers in medicine and engineering. Students will hear from women leaders in these fields and try it for themselves by performing mock orthopaedic surgeries and biomechanics experiments. Additional information can be found on their website: www.perryinitiative.org.
Perry Outreach is now seeking applicants for the Minneapolis, MN program. Participants should be women in grades 10 and up with an expressed interest in science, medicine and/or engineering. Applicants should be directed to fill out our online application in advance of the September 27, 2018 application deadline.
The application may be accessed directly using the following link: http://perryinitiative.org/programs/student-online-application/
Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare “Medical Academy Day: Launching Your Medical Career”: Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. If you are a high school junior and senior, and are interested in a career as a physician, mark your calendar! You’ll have the opportunity to learn from leading specialists in pediatric orthopedics, pediatric rehabilitation medicine, plastic surgery, critical care and more. This is a one-day, hands-on workshop.
The cost for the workshop is $25, which will be a donation to the Gillette Children’s Foundation. The workshop includes breakfast and lunch, a tour of Gillette’s facility, talks with physicians, and breakout sessions. Registration will open in September.
SCRUBS Camps (Dates for the summer camps vary depending on which camp you choose to attend). Learn for yourself what it’s like to be a nurse, doctor or EMT! Choose from day camps, overnight camps, middle school camps, high school camps and camps on college campuses. View this page to learn more
High School Student’s Guide for College & Health Careers: Our online workshop includes printable worksheets and tools to help you explore your health career interests, get ready for college, and take the right steps towards your future health career. Read more.