During the 2015-2016 school year Junior and Senior students from both the Plymouth-Shiloh and Crestview Schools with an interest in the Medical Field had the opportunity to participate in the Sandusky Area Health Education Program HP2B ( Health Professionals to Be). The purpose of the program is to be able to have students meet with professionals, job interviewing/observations and to experience the work place first hand.
In November the students visited Norwalk's Fisher Titus Hospital where they met with different Physicians and Nurses in the Profession and were able to tour the facility.
In April the students were able to visit the University of Toledo INTERPROFESSIONAL IMMERSIVE CENTER at the College of Medicine and Health Sciences to again tour their facilities and the different areas of the medical field. Students that attended were able to visit with physicians, nurse practitioners, physicians asst.,physical therapist, mental health practitioner, epidemiologist, and visit with a public health administrator to become more aware of the journey to succeed in the field of their choice.
Students also were able to visit schools Cadaver Lab and the Toledo School of Pharmacy to hear from one of the Professors who in turn explained the school of Pharmacy and the education needed to become a Pharmacist, during their visit as seen in the picture.
Career Coach, Marsha DeVito, is a believer when it comes to talking careers with elementary students. DeVito took 2nd graders to the Little Buckeye Museum in Mansfield, OH where students ages K-2nd grade can interact with the dynamics of careers through hands-on experiences.
The students wrote about their experience and just to make these images easy to read they are transcribed below each image.
"I loved visiting your museum. I loved exploring all the rooms too. I haven't been there in like a year. My favorite part was when I got to look inside of stuff like an engineer. I got to see wire and mechanical stuff, it was amazing. On the weekend I will ask my Mom, "can we go to the Little Buckeye Museum? Me and my class want to come again."
"Dear Little Buckeye, I had so much fun visiting your museum today. I learned a lot about different careers. My favorite part is the water table. Someday I want to work at a waterpark one day. Thank you so much for letting me visit. I would love it if you would let my class visit again some day. And your staff was very nice to us."