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Aurora Health Care Invites Local Students to Learn About Careers in Health Care

Monday, December 01, 2008

Marinette, Wis. - Aurora Health Care in Marinette is hosting a Career Explorers Program where all students in grades 9 through 12 are invited to get hands-on experience in the health care industry.

The program begins on Monday, Dec. 15 with registration starting at 5:30 p.m. and orientation and an open house at 6 p.m. in the conference room at Aurora Health Center, 4061 Old Peshtigo Road, in Marinette.

Those interested in the program will then meet monthly according to the following schedule. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. each night, and the program will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Aurora Health Center.

  • Jan. 19, 2009: Nursing and Surgical Center
  • Feb. 16, 2009: Lab and Pharmacy
  • March 16, 2009: Career as a Physician or Nurse Practitioner/Imaging Department
  • April 20, 2009: Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Cardiac Rehab and Dialysis

A participation fee of $10 for the entire event is payable at the orientation meeting on Dec. 15. Checks can be made to "Bay Lakes Council." Parents must also sign a consent form.

The Career Explorers Program in Marinette began in 2006.

For more information, contact Brooklyn at 715-735-4610 or brooklyn.marquardt@aurora.org.

Aurora Health Care is a not-for-profit Wisconsin health care provider and a national leader in efforts to improve the quality of health care. Aurora offers care at sites in more than 90 communities throughout eastern Wisconsin.

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Contact: Jen Strebel (920-496-6369)

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