Every summer, Great River Health System offers Medical Explorers, a program
that allows high school students to take in-depth looks at health careers.
Medical Explorers will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursdays from June
11 through July 30, excluding July 2.
There is a$14 fee. Registration packets are available from 7 a.m. to 3:30
p.m. weekdays in Corporate Education on the Garden Level of Great River
Medical Center, 1221 S. Gear Ave., West Burlington. The registration deadline
is Friday, June 5.
Top health care careers based on predicted growth through 2025 include
registered nurse, home health aide, pharmacy technician and pharmacist,
and fitness trainer. Other high-demand jobs are diagnostic medical sonographer,
medical laboratory technologist, and occupational and physical therapist
assistant. Some of these areas will be explored during the program.
For more information, please call (319) 768-4006.