Health Professions Club

The Health Professions Club is a 12 week after school club that exposes students in grades 7-8 to health careers and provides them hands-on activities to explore the various roles performed by health care professionals.

The first 6 weeks of the Health Professions Club is held at Flint Northwestern High School. The students will be exposed to these health care professionals listed below:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Injury Prevention Specialist (ThinkFirst)
  • Physical Therapist
  • Fitness Instructor
  • Radiation Therapist
  • Registered Dietitican
  • Injury Prevention Specialist (Distracted Driving)
  • Trauma Registrar
  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
  • Obstetrician & Gynecologist (Ob-Gyn)
  • Health Navigator

 

When:

This program is offered 6 weeks in the fall and 6 weeks in the winter.

Where:

Sessions are currently held at Flint Northwestern High School

Benefits:

  • Participants will have the opportunity to be exposed to higher educational environments.
  • Participants will meet health professionals and role models.
  • Participants will have the opportunity to go on educational field trips.

 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Participants must be 7th- 8th graders.
  • Must be a student attending a Flint Northwestern High School. 

 

Physical Therapy at Summerfield Elementary School
Students from Summerfield Elementary School learn what a Physical Therapist does at work.
Physical Therapy at Summerfield Elementary School
It is fun to be a Physical Therapist