Healthcare Admissions Advantage networking registration OPEN

HPA’s networking event for healthcare professions (minus physicians), Healthcare Admissions Advantage, is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 22, from 6:30 – 8:30 pm.

Registration is now OPEN. Log into HANDSHAKE and search HPA events.  This is your opportunity to speak with healthcare education professionals and local clinical practitioners. Following the instructions on the registration form. Please check your calendar before signing up; this is a PROFESSIONAL COMMITMENT.

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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Initial Certification Course Application Open

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Initial Certification Course – Hybrid

The Blacksburg Volunteer Rescue Squad hosts an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) initial certification courses each spring, fall, and occasionally during the summer. Emergency Medical Technicians or EMTs provide basic emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system.

This is a hybrid EMT course that utilizes the MyBradyLab online learning system. Students should anticipate spending at least four hours per week doing online work in addition to class time. Students will need to be disciplined and motivated.

Applications for the Fall 2019 Hybrid EMT course open on July 22nd, 2019 at 9:00 AM. Application deadline is August 2nd at 5:00 PM.

Visit their website https://www.blacksburgrescue.org/emt-course  for complete details.

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PA Virtual Fair on July 24

The Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) invites you to register for the Physician Assistant Virtual Fair on Wednesday, July 24, from 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. ET. This is a free event for all students who are interested in exploring a career as a PA. Students will be able to:

  • Chat with representatives from 50 schools, PAEA, and CASPA
  • Learn insider tips on how to prepare for that crucial PA program interview
  • Attend live presentations and Q&As (or access the recordings on-demand) from current students and practicing PAs
  • Chat with pre-health advisors
  • Discover what makes PA one of the top health professions
  • And more!

Register Now!

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