May 30, 2023 6:58 am

05/26/2023 – 02:32pm | By: Van Arnold

Registration is now open for a initially-time summer season camp and a returning student aide
workshop getting supplied subsequent month by the College of Nursing and Well being Professions
at The University of Southern Mississippi.

The Athletic Coaching Student Aide Workshop, for all higher college and undergraduate
students interested in sports medicine, will be held June ten-11. Participants have to
register by June 1. The Well being Professions Summer time Camp is set for June 15 for all
higher college students. Participants have to register by June five.

Right here are particulars for each events:

Athletic Coaching Student Aide Workshop

  • Taping and wrapping expertise
  • Spineboarding expertise
  • Injury prevention and evaluation
  • CPR certification
  • Overnight accommodations
  • All meals
  • Course/Activity components
  • Specialist instruction from regional leaders in athletic education
  • Networking possibilities

The well-liked workshop, which was initially held in 1978, returns right after a hiatus due to
the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We are so excited to be capable to bring back the Athletic Coaching Student Aide Workshop,”
mentioned Dr. Melissa Kossman, Director of the College of Well being Professions at USM. “Over
the years, a lot of of our alumni initially began their connections with USM via this
workshop and applied to our undergraduate plan due to the fact of it. These alumni have
gone on to do astounding factors and a lot of of them now come back and teach inside the workshop
due to the fact it is so close to their hearts. Now that athletic education is a master-level
degree, this connection early on is even far more essential to get students interested
and continue to engage them with new material as they help their personal schools’ athletic
applications just before they can start out the actual plan.”

Added Dr. Leslie Oglesby, Coordinator of USM’s Athletic Coaching Plan: “The workshop
has been about as lengthy as the athletic education plan itself and delivers worthwhile
know-how and expertise to future athletic trainers. It is my hope that the workshop
continues to develop year right after year.”

To register, pay a visit to:

Well being Professions Summer time Camp (ten a.m. till four p.m.)

  • Study about a assortment of well being profession possibilities
  • Participate in hands-on activities associated to every single profession
  • Talk about subsequent actions in your journey toward a well being profession
  • Lunch and a commemorative tee shirt integrated
  • Networking possibilities
  • Overnight accommodations accessible at the Hattiesburg Hilton Garden Inn for a specific

Dr. Kossman notes that this marks the initially time USM has supplied the Well being Professions
Summer time Camp.

“There are so a lot of paths that students can take to reach a well being-associated profession.
Nonetheless, a lot of of these selections are not broadly recognized or understood,” mentioned Dr. Kossman.
“The objective of this camp is to engage students early on who know they want to assist
men and women in some way, shape, or kind, but are nonetheless figuring out the most effective path they want
to take. Students will be exposed to hands-on activities from every single of our respective
degree applications (athlete education, kinesiotherapy, public well being, recreational therapy,
and sports medicine) to study about every single profession selection as nicely as achieve some foundational
know-how with regards to how to pursue these careers at USM.”

To register, pay a visit to: