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.
Introduction to Operating Room Skills and Suturing: The TRIA BioSkills Lab is offering a 3-hour Introductory to the OR Environment and Suturing course for high school, undergraduate and post-graduate students interested further understanding sterile/aseptic technique and superficial wound closures. Each participant will learn hand hygiene (surgical scrub), gowning and preoperative skin antisepsis. Participants will have access to individual specimens for suturing skills. No previous healthcare experience is required. Minimum age is 16 years old.
E3 STEM can support up to 4 students to attend one of each of the following sessions: May 22, June 26, July 31, August 28. All of these run from 6 – 9 pm at TRIA in Bloomington. This is a very popular workshop so please contact Mr. Lynch if you would like to attend asap. We will register and pay for you to go.
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.