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FHN Event Highlighting Educational Opportunities in Healthcare Oct. 3

10/3/2012, 7:30 – 2:30 p.m.

High school and college students, as well as adults looking into a career change, are invited to a special event focusing on the wide variety of healthcare careers.

The FHN Healthcare College Fair with Career Exploration Sessions is free to attend and will be held all day Wednesday, Oct. 3 at FHN Memorial Hospital (in the lower level conference rooms), 1045 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport.

Representatives from area colleges and universities will be available to discuss programs and curricula for a variety of healthcare careers in the exhibition hall, which will be open from 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Special career exploration sessions are scheduled for 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.; 9 – 10 a.m.; 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.; noon – 1 p.m.; and 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. A panel of professionals currently working in the fields of nursing; physical and occupational therapy; imaging; laboratory; pharmacy; behavioral health; respiratory; and certified medical assistants will speak on those careers.

There is no charge or pre-registration required for this event.