Students and Parents

Interested in a healthcare career? AHEC can help you achieve your goals!

AHEC strives to provide community outreach to all area high schools and pre-health professions programs within our 21-county area. We recruit students that are interested in healthcare careers and foster comprehensive portfolios for acceptance into health professions programs.

Student Opportunities

  • Individual Career Planning (ICP)- Personalized advising for your future career!
  • Professional Development- Learn how to prepare an effective personal statement, resume, and polish interview skills. As well as other college application preparation tips.
  • Shadowing and Volunteering Assistance
  • Test Prep Lending Library
  • Medical Terminology Dual-Enrollment College Credit Course
  • Basic Life Support/CPR/First Aid Courses and Certification
  • Mock Interviews for interview preparation available
  • Suturing Course- Practice on your own specimen and learn how to tie knots and different suture patterns!
  • Disaster Preparedness-This fun workshop allows students to simulate severe injuries with a military grade wound kit while nursing students assess and treat!
  • MESA Dissections- animal dissections over body systems to learn anatomy and physiology
  • Nutrition Workshops- Learn about the physiology of nutrition and vote to decide on what food to cook in class!
  • STAT!- A fun interactive way to work as a healthcare team online with realistic-simulated patients. A great way to learn about different common diagnoses, medical terminology, medications, health care roles and much more!
  • Phlebotomy Training- Learn all about taking blood (hands-on training) and the different tests involved
  • Dental Workshop- Interactive workshop with hands on activities learning dental techniques and skills
  • Vital Signs Training
  • HIPAA- Healthcare Privacy Training
  • Infection Control Training
  • Health Literacy and Public Health Training
  • Cultural Competency and the Health Care Team Training 

*Interested in obtaining an entry-level job in healthcare? We can help!

*Trying to navigate financial aid process for school? Looking for scholarships? We can help!