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Camp Provides Insight Into Potential Health Careers

Campers get a feel for the role of a surgical technologist in a Penn College laboratory.
Campers get a feel for the role of a surgical technologist in a Penn College laboratory.
Exploring the tools of the operating room, a participant performs surgery in the surgical technology lab.
Exploring the tools of the operating room, a participant performs surgery in the surgical technology lab.
A radiographer’s look at the skull – and those things so often attached to it.
A radiographer’s look at the skull – and those things so often attached to it.
Participants outfit themselves in one of the many uniforms a nurse might wear.
Participants outfit themselves in one of the many uniforms a nurse might wear.
Examining one’s bite in the dental hygiene laboratory
Examining one’s bite in the dental hygiene laboratory

Around 40 ninth- to 12th-graders stayed on campus this week to get a hands-on introduction to a variety of fields during Health Careers Camp. The two-day camp is presented by Penn College and Susquehanna Health. In addition to workshops in the School of Health Sciences, participants tour various Susquehanna Health facilities and interact with college students and faculty, as well as Susquehanna Health employees.
Photos by Whitnie-rae Mays, student photographer

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