Lake Norman Regional Medical Center Host Summer Learning Program- CAMP MED

July 25, 2012 by Kendra Walker

Lake Norman Regional Medical Center hosted its annual summer learning program, CAMP MED. The program was held July 16-20thfor high school students interested in careers in the medical field.   The program was co-sponsored by Northwest Area Health Education Center of Wake Forest University School of Medicine and Lake Norman Regional Medical Center. The program was designed to recruit, educate and prepare Iredell County high school students for careers in the medical field. Activities included over 25 contact hours of presentations, tours and observations, and clinical experiences.   During the program students were able to observe state-of-the-art health technology equipment and procedures, develop an understanding of the health care delivery system and the principles of medical ethics and safety, as well as develop effective skills of personal development in areas such as peer relations, teamwork, and leadership. Students also had the opportunity to shadow medical professional’s specific to their individual career interest.