‘Discover, Dig, Decide and Do’ Health Care Career Expo

CSM joins Calvert County Healthcare Partnership in Presenting Career Opportunities, Paths in Health Care Field

“Ever since I was little I wanted to be a pediatrician, to help children,” said Kayla Miles, 19, a freshman at the College of Southern Maryland. When her grandfather spent a few months in the hospital, Miles had an opportunity to observe doctors and nurses in action and she liked what she saw. “I liked the hospital atmosphere.”

Now taking classes required to petition for entry in CSM’s nursing program, Miles said that she decided on CSM’s nursing program after attending an information session at the college last year.

The College of Southern Maryland, celebrating Health Care Career Awareness Month, in partnership with the Calvert County Healthcare Partnership will host a Health Care Expo on Thursday, Oct. 22 at the Calvert County Library in Prince Frederick from 4 to 8 p.m.

            The theme of the expo is Discover, Dig, Decide and Do. CSM staff along with many other organizations will be available to assist with career exploration (Discover) and to provide information about health care majors (Dig). Once participants have learned about the variety of career opportunities, they can choose between credit and non-credit options (Decide) and begin their path to a career in the heath care field (Do!).

Participants will be able to learn about career paths and high demand jobs in health care from Calvert County’s leading employers, and the educational requirements necessary to apply for those jobs.

The event is co-sponsored by the several organizations through the Calvert County Healthcare Partnership which includes staff from CSM, Calvert Memorial Hospital, Calvert County Department of Economic Development, Calvert Department of Social Services, Calvert Health Department, Tri-County Council of Southern Maryland, Calvert EMS, Calvert County Public Schools, Calvert Hospice, the Calvert County Public Library, and many others.

The Discover, Dig, Decide and Do: Health Care Career Expo is free. For information call Laura Robins 443-550-6000 ext. 6024 or visit www.csmd.edu/ and look under calendar for details.

For information on the Calvert County Healthcare Partnership call 410-414-4829.

 

 

 

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Discover, Dig, Decide and Do: Health Care Career Expo. 4 to 8 p.m., Oct. 22, Calvert County Library, 850 Costley Way, Prince Frederick. The College of Southern Maryland,  celebrating Health Care Career Awareness Month, and Calvert County Healthcare Partnership are teaming up to inform potential and current health care workers of the many opportunities in the health care industry.  Participants will be able to learn about career paths in health care from Calvert County's leading employers, learn about what jobs are in great demand and learn the educational requirements necessary to prepare for a bright future in this industry. Free.  For information, call Laura Robins 443-550-6000 ext. 6024 or visit www.csmd.edu/ and look under calendar for details.

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