• Tue. May 30th, 2023

USM College of Nursing and Overall health Professions to Host Summer season Camp, Workshop


May 26, 2023

05/26/2023 – 02:32pm | By: Van Arnold

Registration is now open for a very first-time summer time camp and a returning student aide
workshop getting presented subsequent month by the College of Nursing and Overall health Professions
at The University of Southern Mississippi.

The Athletic Instruction Student Aide Workshop, for all higher college and undergraduate
students interested in sports medicine, will be held June ten-11. Participants have to
register by June 1. The Overall health Professions Summer season Camp is set for June 15 for all
higher college students. Participants have to register by June five.

Right here are specifics for each events:

Athletic Instruction Student Aide Workshop

  • Taping and wrapping capabilities
  • Spineboarding capabilities
  • Injury prevention and evaluation
  • CPR certification
  • Overnight accommodations
  • All meals
  • Course/Activity components
  • Skilled instruction from regional leaders in athletic coaching
  • Networking possibilities

The well-known workshop, which was very first held in 1978, returns immediately after a hiatus due to
the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We are so excited to be capable to bring back the Athletic Instruction Student Aide Workshop,”
stated Dr. Melissa Kossman, Director of the College of Overall health Professions at USM. “Over
the years, numerous of our alumni very first began their connections with USM via this
workshop and applied to our undergraduate plan simply because of it. These alumni have
gone on to do astounding items and numerous of them now come back and teach inside the workshop
simply because it is so close to their hearts. Now that athletic coaching is a master-level
degree, this connection early on is even far more significant to get students interested
and continue to engage them with new material as they help their personal schools’ athletic
applications just before they can start off the actual plan.”

Added Dr. Leslie Oglesby, Coordinator of USM’s Athletic Instruction System: “The workshop
has been about as extended as the athletic coaching plan itself and gives useful
information and capabilities to future athletic trainers. It is my hope that the workshop
continues to develop year immediately after year.”

To register, stop by: https://tinyurl.com/ATSAWorkshop2023

Overall health Professions Summer season Camp (ten a.m. till four p.m.)

  • Understand about a range of overall health profession possibilities
  • Participate in hands-on activities associated to every profession
  • Talk about subsequent actions in your journey toward a overall health profession
  • Lunch and a commemorative tee shirt incorporated
  • Networking possibilities
  • Overnight accommodations obtainable at the Hattiesburg Hilton Garden Inn for a particular

Dr. Kossman notes that this marks the very first time USM has presented the Overall health Professions
Summer season Camp.

“There are so numerous paths that students can take to accomplish a overall health-associated profession.
Having said that, numerous of these selections are not broadly recognized or understood,” stated Dr. Kossman.
“The objective of this camp is to engage students early on who know they want to support
individuals in some way, shape, or kind, but are nevertheless figuring out the ideal path they want
to take. Students will be exposed to hands-on activities from every of our respective
degree applications (athlete coaching, kinesiotherapy, public overall health, recreational therapy,
and sports medicine) to study about every profession choice as properly as get some foundational
information concerning how to pursue these careers at USM.”

To register, stop by: https://tinyurl.com/SHPSummerCamp2023