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(Feb. 28, 2012) -- The UTSA University Health Professions Office and University Career Center will host the 22nd annual Health Professions Day career fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, March 1 in the University Center Ballroom (1.104) on the Main Campus. Free and open to the public, the fair features health organization and school representatives who will provide information about various health occupations.

The event helps individuals explore health profession programs such as medical, dental, pharmacy, physical therapy, nursing and other programs. Additionally, there will be panel discussions and one-on-one conversations with more than 60 program representatives from U.S. and international health professions schools.

The event will include seven 50-minute seminars on health professions programs:

10-10:50 a.m. -- Health Professions 101 for High School Students (UC 2.212 and UC 2.202)
11-11:50 a.m. -- Exploring Nursing Pathways (UC 2.212)
11-11:50 a.m. -- The Roles of Physical and Occupational Therapists (UC 2.202)
12-12:50 p.m. -- Becoming a Competitive Medical School Applicant (UC 2.212)
12-12:50 p.m. -- Becoming a Competitive Dental School Applicant (UC 2.202)
1-1:50 p.m. -- Life as a Health-Care Professional (UC 2.202)
1-1:50 p.m. -- Health Professions 101 for High School Students (UC 2.212)

Parking without a permit will be available for non-UTSA students in lot 11 off UTSA Boulevard with a shuttle available. For a small fee, park in short-term paid spaces in the Ximenes Garage (south garage). (View a UTSA campus map.)

For a list of school participants, visit the UTSA Health Professions Day 2012 website. For more information, contact Angie Zulaica, UTSA Health Professions Office, at 210-458-5185.

 

 

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