Albuquerque, Fall 2011 – AHAHS’s joint educational collaboratives with UNM continue! As part of their senior internship twenty-three Health Academy senior students’ have been working with UNMH’s nurse-professor Connie Fassler, Program Administrator-Community Outreach @ UNM Hospitals. As part of a special grant, students receive training and certification in: CPR, Bloodborne Pathegens and Wilderness First-Aid. Health & Social Science Academy senior Math teacher, Rosemary Harding, is the group’s Teacher Supervisor: “This is an incredible opportunity for our students to not only receive college-level training, but they graduate with certifications needed to work in the health professions.” Included in this program is lab time at UNMH’s medical simulation lab at the “BATCAVE” where medical students work on “dummies” simulating different health issues.
(pictued above: Laura Flores & Diana Juarez; to right-Amanda Otero w/ Mrs. Cox; all photos by D. Leh)