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Hospital Experience Workshop

Event code: HEA-03-047
Date/time: 18 October 2017, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Location: Dandenong Hospital - EVENT FULL

Students learn how to test for vital signs

Our unique and very popular one day Hospital Experience Workshop will give your students a range of information about the many Health professions, so that they can seriously consider a career in health and start researching options for health-related studies at university. Real life stories from hospital health professionals and from current university students will inspire and motivate them. Your students will have the opportunity to interact with all the speakers to find out what their work is really like. 

What will we do in this workshop?

Morning
Health careers - Students will gain a greater understanding of the Health careers available, the future opportunities and hospital working environment. The program includes interactive experiences to give students a greater understanding of particular jobs and skills needed to be a Health professional. 

Vital signs activity - Students will undertake this hands-on activity to experience base-level skills required of many Health professionals.

Afternoon
Students will rotate through three different Health career stations about (determined by availability of staff and students at the hospital) to really find out more information on those particular fields of employment. The stations covered can range from Allied Health areas such as Dietetics, Health Promotion, Occupational Therapy, Optometry, Oral Health, Paramedicine, Physiotherapy, and Psychology, to Clinical Health areas such as Medicine, Nursing, and many more.

For more information contact the LEAP into...Health Team.

Careers Curriculum Framework learning outcomes

Year 9: 2, 4, 6, 7
Year 10: 4, 6, 7, 8

Curriculum links

AusVELS
Health and PE: interpersonal development, personal learning, working in teams - level 9 and 10.
Science: enquiry skills, use of influence of science, communicating and evaluation - level 9 and 10.
Health knowledge and promotion - level 10.
Biology*, PE*
*may vary from event to event

Check out more information on this website about the health profession. Discover the skills needed, learn about making the leap to university, read stories from recent graduates and more...

LEAP learning outcomes: Understanding the professions
Year levels: 9/10
Target audience: School groups
Max numbers: 60
Min numbers: 40
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