Fri. Jun 9th, 2023

05/26/2023 – 02:32pm | By: Van Arnold

Registration is now open for a 1st-time summer time camp and a returning student aide
workshop becoming supplied subsequent month by the College of Nursing and Overall health Professions
at The University of Southern Mississippi.

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

Right here are particulars for each events:

Athletic Coaching Student Aide Workshop

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

The well-known workshop, which was 1st held in 1978, returns just after a hiatus due to
the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We are so excited to be in a position to bring back the Athletic Coaching Student Aide Workshop,”
mentioned Dr. Melissa Kossman, Director of the College of Overall health Professions at USM. “Over
the years, lots of of our alumni 1st began their connections with USM by way of this
workshop and applied to our undergraduate plan due to the fact of it. These alumni have
gone on to do wonderful items and lots of of them now come back and teach inside the workshop
due to the fact it is so close to their hearts. Now that athletic coaching is a master-level
degree, this connection early on is even much more vital to get students interested
and continue to engage them with new material as they help their personal schools’ athletic
applications just before they can commence the actual plan.”

Added Dr. Leslie Oglesby, Coordinator of USM’s Athletic Coaching System: “The workshop
has been about as lengthy as the athletic coaching plan itself and delivers beneficial
information and expertise to future athletic trainers. It is my hope that the workshop
continues to develop year just after year.”

To register, take a look at:

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

  • Discover about a wide variety of well being profession possibilities
  • Participate in hands-on activities associated to each and every profession
  • Go over subsequent measures in your journey toward a well being profession
  • Lunch and a commemorative tee shirt incorporated
  • Networking possibilities
  • Overnight accommodations obtainable at the Hattiesburg Hilton Garden Inn for a specific

Dr. Kossman notes that this marks the 1st time USM has supplied the Overall health Professions
Summer season Camp.

“There are so lots of paths that students can take to accomplish a well being-associated profession.
Nonetheless, lots of of these choices are not extensively recognized or understood,” mentioned Dr. Kossman.
“The goal of this camp is to engage students early on who know they want to assist
persons in some way, shape, or kind, but are nonetheless figuring out the finest path they want
to take. Students will be exposed to hands-on activities from each and every of our respective
degree applications (athlete coaching, kinesiotherapy, public well being, recreational therapy,
and sports medicine) to discover about each and every profession selection as properly as obtain some foundational
information with regards to how to pursue these careers at USM.”

To register, take a look at:

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