On Wednesday, October 26, students participated in an exploration of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems through a mink dissection.
High school students from the Sikeston and Poplar Bluff area attended the Sikeston MASH Camp on Wednesday, August 3 and Thursday, August 4 at the Sikeston Career & Technology Center. The first day of MASH Camp included: an ambulance tour, patient intubation demonstration and hands-on activity, DNA extraction, injections and venipuncture (blood draw), infection control, proper hand washing, proper gloving procedures, vital signs, and CPR and first aid training. Camp activities the second day included: Healthcare Scattergories, Air Evac helicopter tour, visual exploration activity, blood typing, medical school and health career discussion with current medical students, suturing on bananas, cow eyeball dissection lab. A special thank you goes out to the Sikeston Air Evac Lifeteam; the South Scott County Ambulance Service; Gloria Houston, RN; and Joel Phelps, 4th year medical student, Emma Hall and Joseph Martz 3rd year medical students for helping facilitate this exciting learning opportunity.
High school students from across the region attended the Annual South Pemiscot High School MASH Camp in Steele, Missouri on Wednesday, June 1 and Thursday, June 2. Camp activities included: vital signs, infection control, reflexes and reactions activity which included creating a model hand with working joints, proper gloving, CPR, first aid, suturing on bananas, creating a cast of students’ teeth using dental impressions, and a cow eyeball dissection lab. A special thank you goes out to South Pemiscot High School Counselor Jeanne Dent for helping facilitate this extraordinary educational opportunity!
On Tuesday, November 17, 2015, OHCAP students at South Pemiscot High School participated in the MESA “Once Bitten” Dissection Lab. This dissection lab took students through an exploration of our mouths during mastication and problems that can arise involving our teeth. Dissection of a mink included the removal of teeth and visualization of the muscles involved in chewing.