Summer camp inspires students to explore health care career

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Photo courtesy Southwestern Colorado Area Health Education Center  Students explore various fields within the health care industry from learning hands-on medical activities such as application of sutures, checking for vital signs and being a first responder at the Health Careers Camp for area teens last week. The camp, held on the campus of Fort Lewis College, drew 27 students from eight counties, including Archuleta.
Photo courtesy Southwestern Colorado Area Health Education Center
Students explore various fields within the health care industry from learning hands-on medical activities such as application of sutures, checking for vital signs and being a first responder at the Health Careers Camp for area teens last week. The camp, held on the campus of Fort Lewis College, drew 27 students from eight counties, including Archuleta.

By Kathleen McInnis
Special to The SUN

The Southwestern Colorado Area Health Education Center (SWCAHEC) hosted the Health Careers Camp for area teens last week. The camp, held on the campus of Fort Lewis College, drew 27 eighth-, ninth- and 10th-grade students from eight counties, including Archuleta.

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