MU Health Professions Summit 7-17-16 to 7-20-16

On July 17 through July 20, ACES students from the Southeastern Missouri region attended a Health Professions Summit at the University of Missouri Columbia.  There were 33 AHEC students present from across the state.  The students learned about many different health professions and college life.  Students toured the MU medical school, school of nursing, and the school of health professions.  They also participated in hands on activities and simulation labs.  Activities included: birthing simulation, patient exams, and many other activities using the technology and equipment used at the different schools.  Students were not only introduced to many different careers in medicine and nursing they also learned about the different allied health professions.  They participated in activities for careers in physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, speech therapy, rad technician, and ultrasound technologist.  Throughout this experience the students were exposed to many different health professions and activities.