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USM School of Nursing and Well being Professions to Host Summer time Camp, Workshop


May 26, 2023

05/26/2023 – 02:32pm | By: Van Arnold

Registration is now open for a first-time summer season camp and a returning pupil aide
workshop being supplied subsequent month by the School of Nursing and Well being Professions
at The College of Southern Mississippi.

The Athletic Coaching Scholar Aide Workshop, for all highschool and undergraduate
college students desirous about sports activities drugs, can be held June 10-11. Contributors should
register by June 1. The Well being Professions Summer time Camp is ready for June 15 for all
highschool college students. Contributors should register by June 5.

Listed below are particulars for each occasions:

Athletic Coaching Scholar Aide Workshop

  • Taping and wrapping expertise
  • Spineboarding expertise
  • Damage prevention and analysis
  • CPR certification
  • In a single day lodging
  • All meals
  • Course/Exercise supplies
  • Skilled instruction from regional leaders in athletic coaching
  • Networking alternatives

The favored workshop, which was first held in 1978, returns after a hiatus as a result of
the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We’re so excited to have the ability to carry again the Athletic Coaching Scholar Aide Workshop,”
stated Dr. Melissa Kossman, Director of the College of Well being Professions at USM. “Over
the years, a lot of our alumni first began their connections with USM by way of this
workshop and utilized to our undergraduate program due to it. These alumni have
gone on to do superb issues and lots of of them now come again and train inside the workshop
as a result of it’s so near their hearts. Now that athletic coaching is a master-level
diploma, this connection early on is much more vital to get college students
and proceed to have interaction them with new materials as they help their very own colleges’ athletic
applications earlier than they’ll begin the precise program.”

Added Dr. Leslie Oglesby, Coordinator of USM’s Athletic Coaching Program: “The workshop
has been round so long as the athletic coaching program itself and offers useful
information and expertise to future athletic trainers. It’s my hope that the workshop
continues to develop yr after yr.”

To register, go to: https://tinyurl.com/ATSAWorkshop2023

Well being Professions Summer time Camp (10 a.m. till 4 p.m.)

  • Study quite a lot of well being profession prospects
  • Take part in hands-on actions associated to every profession
  • Talk about subsequent steps in your journey towards a well being profession
  • Lunch and a commemorative tee shirt included
  • Networking alternatives
  • In a single day lodging obtainable on the Hattiesburg Hilton Backyard Inn for a particular

Dr. Kossman notes that this marks the primary time USM has supplied the Well being Professions
Summer time Camp.

“There are such a lot of paths that college students can take to attain a health-related profession.
Nonetheless, a lot of these choices usually are not broadly identified or understood,” stated Dr. Kossman.
“The aim of this camp is to have interaction college students early on who know they wish to assist
folks in a roundabout way, form, or kind, however are nonetheless figuring out one of the best path they need
to take. College students can be uncovered to hands-on actions from every of our respective
diploma applications (athlete coaching, kinesiotherapy, public well being, leisure remedy,
and sports activities drugs) to find out about every profession choice in addition to achieve some foundational
information relating to learn how to pursue these careers at USM.”

To register, go to: https://tinyurl.com/SHPSummerCamp2023

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