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Nursing Students

H.E.L.P. Program

Program Dates: July 16 – July 22, 2017

The H.E.L.P. program is a hands-on, residential program for any high school student with an interest in heath care fields: doctors, nurses, physician assistants, physical therapists, phlebotomists, EMT’s, etc. This program includes observations and learning experiences at Baystate Noble Hospital in Westfield.

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
  • CPR
  • Skills labs: Blood draw, blood pressure, lung sounds, suturing, giving injections, disability awareness, CPR certification
  • Issues in healthcare
  • HIPAA/Privacy regulations
  • Movement Science
  • Sports Medicine
  • Ethical Issues
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Nursing
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Nutrition

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

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

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