February 7, 2013

Applications available for Maury Regional M*A*S*H student program

COLUMBIA, Tenn. — Students who will be juniors or seniors in the next school year are encouraged to apply for the 2013 Medical Application of Science for Health (M*A*S*H) student program at Maury Regional Medical Center. Applications for the program will be accepted until February 28. 

The M*A*S*H program will be conducted June 10-21 and encourages young people to explore the application of scientific concepts to the health care field. Students interact with health care experts, such as physicians, nurses, medical technologists, radiologic technologists, respiratory therapists and pharmacists. Each professional provides students with practical information concerning basic scientific theories relative to their fields. Emphasis is on components and functions of the health care team in an interdisciplinary approach.

During the two-week program, students complete certification in basic first aid and basic life support (CPR) and learn to identify some of the various health care disciplines, what they do, how they relate to one another, and how the fundamentals of anatomy, biology, pharmacology, and physiology work in each discipline.

Applicants must be a junior or senior for the 2013/2014 school year and demonstrate scholastic ability measured by transcript and GPA. To apply online, visit Applications are also available from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, in the Maury Regional Volunteer Services office located in the Medical Office Building at 1222 Trotwood Avenue in Columbia. For more information, call 931.380.4047.