On Saturday, December 3, ACES students learned about Suturing 101. Hands on activities: Students practiced how to tie a 2 handed knot and also practiced their interrupted suture technique on bananas.
On Tuesday, October 11, Caruthersville Middle School students were introduced to the Health Careers Club and the ACES program. Students were given a brief overview of activities for the semester and took an initial career assessment. Students then played Healthcare Scattergories.
Students turned in applications for the ACES program and filled out their beginning participation forms. Students learned some of the resources provided through the Missouri Connections website. Next, students studied each other’s reflexes and visually evoked reactions using clinically accepted methods and materials. They also learned the neurological difference between a reflex and a reaction as well as the protective value of various reflex mechanisms.
Students in Health Occupations I at the Sikeston Career & Technology Center were introduced to the OHCAP program. Students also participated in a hands-on cast making workshop. Students learned how to prepare high-quality, permanent casts of their arms, hands, and feet with a kit from Carolina Biological Supply.