Health Professions Academy @ LIU Brooklyn
Experience what it’s like to be a health care professional.
Health care professionals are in high demand. This five-day intensive will help you to figure out if this rewarding field is right for you. From monitoring blood flow to discussing the impact of HIV on the community to witnessing a cadaver dissection (optional), you’ll have the opportunity to get a sense of the skills, temperament and dedication required to build a career in caring.
- Hands-on explorations in primary care, physical therapy, athletic training, respiratory care, sonography, occupational therapy, sport management and more.
- State-of-the-art resources include motion capture and patient-care simulation labs.
- Field trip to Barclays Center/Brooklyn Nets and visits to community health sites.
Introduction to Health Professions -
Understanding Health, Leadership, Cultural Beliefs, Professional Behavior, Communication Skills
Diagnostic Medical Sonography - Ultrasound of Internal Organs
Health Science/Public Health/Social Work-Community Walks, Hurricane Sandy Recovery, Environmental Health, HIV
Physician Assistant - Physical Examination, Patient Simulation Laboratory
Respiratory Care - Ventilation
Physical Therapy - Motion Analysis, Healing Injuries
Occupational Therapy - Splinting, Adaptive Devices, Wheelchairs
Optional Visit to Human Anatomy Laboratory
Exercise Physiology and Body Composition
Athletic Training/Sports Science - Taping Joints, Physical Activity
Visit to Barclay’s Center/Brooklyn Nets - Sport Management