Quinnipiac University Summer: Health Career Exploration and Pre-College Preparation Academy

    Quinnipiac University Summer: Health Career Exploration and Pre-College Preparation Academy


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Destination: United States
    • Program Delivery: Day, Residential
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: Two Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Career Exploration
    • Sub-Categories: STEM, Healthcare
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: $1,500 - $2,999
    • Career Clusters: Health Science
    • Call: (203) 582-7558
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    In this exciting 2-week program, high school students will be introduced to a variety of health professions all while engaging in hands-on skill building such as proficiency in taking vital signs, introduction to suturing techniques, fabrication of custom orthoses, basic gait training and transfer skills, bench science laboratory techniques, basic dissection techniques. Additionally, attendees will have the opportunity to earn 2 credit hours transferable to Quinnipiac University.

    This program is perfect for high school students who are interested in a future career in health professions, those who are problem-solvers and those wishing to build their resumes and gain experience through skill building, certifications, and developing professional skills required of all health professionals.

    At the end of this interactive experience, you will walk away with:

    • Three Certifications: Basic First Aid, Stop the Bleed, and Mental Health First Aid
    • The opportunity to earn up to two (2) college credits transferable to Quinnipiac University
    • Foundational knowledge in interprofessional education and experience with patient simulation
    • Hands-on, skill building experiences within specific health professions
      • For example, measuring vital signs, performing suturing techniques, clinical lab dissection, acquiring bench research skills, gait and transfer training, custom orthosis fabrication and sonography/radiology training
    • An understanding of health profession career options, and knowledge for how how different professions use their skills and expertise to solve problems across the healthcare industry