05/26/2023 – 02:32pm | By: Van Arnold

Registration is now open for a first-time summer season camp and a returning pupil aide
workshop being provided subsequent month by the School of Nursing and Well being Professions
at The College of Southern Mississippi.

The Athletic Coaching Pupil Aide Workshop, for all highschool and undergraduate
college students involved in sports activities medication, shall be held June 10-11. Individuals should
register by June 1. The Well being Professions Summer time Camp is about for June 15 for all
highschool college students. Individuals should register by June 5.

Listed here are particulars for each occasions:

Athletic Coaching Pupil Aide Workshop

  • Taping and wrapping expertise
  • Spineboarding expertise
  • Harm prevention and analysis
  • CPR certification
  • In a single day lodging
  • All meals
  • Course/Exercise supplies
  • Skilled instruction from regional leaders in athletic coaching
  • Networking alternatives

The favored workshop, which was first held in 1978, returns after a hiatus resulting from
the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We’re so excited to have the ability to deliver again the Athletic Coaching Pupil Aide Workshop,”
mentioned Dr. Melissa Kossman, Director of the Faculty of Well being Professions at USM. “Over
the years, a lot of our alumni first began their connections with USM by this
workshop and utilized to our undergraduate program due to it. These alumni have
gone on to do superb issues and lots of of them now come again and educate inside the workshop
as a result of it’s so near their hearts. Now that athletic coaching is a master-level
diploma, this connection early on is much more necessary to get college students
and proceed to have interaction them with new materials as they help their very own colleges’ athletic
packages earlier than they will begin the precise program.”

Added Dr. Leslie Oglesby, Coordinator of USM’s Athletic Coaching Program: “The workshop
has been round so long as the athletic coaching program itself and supplies priceless
information and expertise to future athletic trainers. It’s my hope that the workshop
continues to develop yr after yr.”

To register, go to:

Well being Professions Summer time Camp (10 a.m. till 4 p.m.)

  • Find out about quite a lot of well being profession prospects
  • Take part in hands-on actions associated to every profession
  • Focus on subsequent steps in your journey towards a well being profession
  • Lunch and a commemorative tee shirt included
  • Networking alternatives
  • In a single day lodging accessible on the Hattiesburg Hilton Backyard Inn for a particular

Dr. Kossman notes that this marks the primary time USM has provided the Well being Professions
Summer time Camp.

“There are such a lot of paths that college students can take to realize a health-related profession.
Nonetheless, a lot of these choices aren’t broadly recognized or understood,” mentioned Dr. Kossman.
“The aim of this camp is to have interaction college students early on who know they wish to assist
individuals in a roundabout way, form, or type, however are nonetheless figuring out the perfect path they need
to take. College students shall be uncovered to hands-on actions from every of our respective
diploma packages (athlete coaching, kinesiotherapy, public well being, leisure remedy,
and sports activities medication) to find out about every profession choice in addition to acquire some foundational
information concerning tips on how to pursue these careers at USM.”

To register, go to:

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