Laredo high school students to learn about allied health profession careers

UT Health Science Center faculty, students to give hands-on demos

The School of Health Professions at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio is hosting “Exploring Your Future as an Allied Health Professional” this Friday in Laredo. The informational event is for Laredo high school counselors and students who want to understand more about what it takes to become an allied health professional.

Students will learn about degrees and careers from the departments of Emergency Health Sciences, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies and Respiratory Care.

Noon to 2:30 p.m. Friday, April 19

D.D. Hachar Auditorium, Regional Campus in Laredo, 1937 E. Bustamante

School of Health Professions’ faculty and current students will offer presentations, hands-on demonstrations and activities.

Onsite contact is Alex Nicasio, intern for the School of Health Professions, at 210-725-5672.


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