The University of Southern Indiana College of Nursing and Health Professions is hosting a Health Professions Day on Saturday, March 25 for high school juniors and seniors exploring careers in healthcare. The day will incorporate hands-on experiences within various health professions programs, as well as interaction with USI faculty and current students.
The event, from 8 a.m. until 3:15 p.m. in the USI Health Professions Center, will include lunch and an optional campus tour concluding the day at 3:15 p.m. Representatives from the following programs will lead breakout sessions: Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene; Diagnostic Medical Sonography; Exercise Science; Food and Nutrition; Health Administration and Health Services; Health Informatics; Nursing; Occupational Therapy and Occupational Therapy Assistant; Radiology and Imaging Sciences; and Respiratory Therapy.
“There are several different career paths in the health field,” says Sean Weir, Chair of the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program. “This Health Professions Day is an opportunity to show high school students that the possibilities are endless if they choose to major in one of our healthcare programs.”