Health Education Training & Programs

Healthy Heart Collaborative

 History

Healthy Heart CollaborativeIn 2017 the Healthy Heart Collaborative was formed between the Omar Carter Foundation, Blue Cross of NC Institute for Health and Human Services, and the Appalachian Regional Hospital System. The collaborative focuses on cardiac health with goals of educating and advancing sudden cardiac death awareness as well as the promotion of cardiovascular health in the high country community.


Demonstrations

Demonstrations to learn how to save a life through hands only CPR occur regularly on campus and in the community. If you are interested in having a group, class or organization participate in a brief training, please contact Mary Sheryl Horine at horinems@appstate.edu


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Camp Med

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS: YOU’RE INVITED TO PARTICIPATE IN CAMP MED SUMMER PROGRAM!

 Camp Med 2021 Summer Program is a great way to expose students to the world of possibilities in health careers. Now more than ever the need for a talented healthcare workforce is a necessity. Students will be exposed to the stimulating world of working in healthcare, reflect on social determinants of health, and even get a virtual tour of a human heart! There is even a chance to win a gift card through the Camp Med video contest!

We invite student’s grades 9-12 to sign up and gain 20 hours of designed programming to meet the goals and objectives gives students a fun and rewarding experience while acquiring knowledge and skills that will help them to make informed decisions on their future careers in health. Registration is FREE! Visit nwahec.org/CAMPMED to register today!