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Nursing Students

H.E.L.P. Program

Program Dates: July 15 – July 21, 2018

H.E.L.P. is a hands-on residential program for any high school student with an interest in heath care fields including the following: doctors, nurses, physician assistants, physical therapists, phlebotomists, EMT’s, etc. This program includes observations and learning experiences at Baystate Noble Hospital in Westfield. Students will also receive CPR training and certification as part of the program.

Application packets for the 2018 program are now available. To have an application packet mailed to you, click the link below and complete a short application request form. Forms can also be downloaded directly from our webpage below. To pay your deposit or balance online, click HERE!

Click here to request an application packet!

      Topics include:                                                          Sample Schedule:

  • Stress Management
  • Exercise
  • Social Work
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Disaster Management
  • First Aid
  • Skill labs: Blood draw, blood pressure, lung sounds, suturing, giving injections, disability awareness
  • Issues in healthcare
  • HIPAA/Privacy regulations
  • Movement Science
  • Sports Medicine
  • Ethical Issues
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Nursing
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Nutrition
  • CPR certification

8:30am: Breakfast
9:30-12pm: Classes with a break at 10:30
12pm: Lunch
1-5:30: Classes with a break 2:30
5:30: Dinner
6:30-10pm: Evening social activities, free time, movie nights, game show nights, talent shows, etc.

The H.E.L.P. program at Westfield State is open to anyone ages 14-17 with an interest in healthcare related fields. No specific previous background is required!

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Important Forms and Documents (Remaining forms to be added soon)

After WSU has received your initial registration form and deposit, the following forms will be sent to you:

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