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Students Eligible to Attend Career Expo Hosted by Southern Kentucky AHEC

By Amanda White or Amanda Creekmore

 

Practitioners from area universities, colleges and community colleges, as well as individual practitioners, make up over 40 exhibitors who will talk with students about health professions training programs. Students may talk to current students about their experiences studying a particular health care profession, as well as professionals from a variety of fields.

 

March 13, 2003 (Lexington, Ky.) -- Students interested in pursuing a health care profession are eligible to attend the 2003 Health Occupations Today (HOT) Careers Expo from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, at the Perkins Building on the Eastern Kentucky University campus. The expo is designed for high school students — grades 10 through 12 — in southern Kentucky who are selected based on their interest in a health career.

Practitioners from area universities, colleges and community colleges, as well as individual practitioners, make up over 40 exhibitors who will talk with students about health professions training programs. Students may talk to current students about their experiences studying a particular health care profession, as well as professionals from a variety of fields.

Last year, 44 exhibitors allowed over 400 students from 23 schools to get a glance into health care education and professions.

HOT is sponsored by the Southern Kentucky Area Health Education Center (AHEC), Health Education Training Center, Good Samaritan Foundation, and Eastern Kentucky University.

To find out if your school is participating, or if you are a home-schooled student, contact Brad Hall, director, Southern Kentucky AHEC, at (859) 985-7302 or by e-mail at bhall@soahec.org.


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