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.
- 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!