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MedQuest Virtual 2022: Exploring Fields of Study and Careers in the MUN Health Sciences

Location: Online Event

Date: 26 - 27 July 2022

Description

Hey There!

Are you interested in pursuing an exciting career as a health professional? As a high school student, it is not too early to start thinking about your future career path. Creating a specific goal beyond high school can be challenging without the necessary information to make an informed decision. Let us help you improve your knowledge in areas including admission requirements, realistic career expectations in the health sciences, and the vast opportunities available in our province.

What is MedQuest Virtual?

MedQuest Virtual is an exciting, career-oriented two-day virtual event for all students in grades 10-12 in Newfoundland and Labrador interested in careers in the health sciences. Students will be introduced to many health professions such as medicine, nursing, pharmacy, human recreation and kinetics, social work and others. These health careers and special topics will be presented through lectures, guest speakers, and virtual tours of various health facilities.

When and Where is MedQuest Virtual?

MedQuest Virtual will be a two day event held on Tuesday, July 26th and Wednesday, July 27th from 9:00AM – 3:00PM. The event will be held online via WebEx. Learners will be emailed a WebEx link to participate in the webinar.

Cost?

The Cost for MedQuest Virtual is $49.00 + HST.

Registration

There is no need to apply for MedQuest Virtual! All students in grades 10-12 are welcome to register and attend.

Registration will open Wednesday, April 27th, 2022

All fees are inclusive of HST.

Registration Fees

$56.35Registration

Learning Objectives

At the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the MUN entry requirements to programs and various career options in health sciences professions including: medicine, nursing, pharmacy, human kinetics and recreation, social work and others;
  • Explore examples of career paths practicing professionals choose in the health sciences, along with their scope of practice;
  • Describe a typical “day in the life” of a learner within the various programs;
  • Discuss interprofessional and collaborative learning models while studying and training to be a health sciences professional;
  • Describe the vision of Indigenization at Memorial University including services available through the Office of Indigenous Affairs;
  • Explore resources provided by the Student Wellness and Counselling Centre / Student Life including learner accommodations for Memorial University students.


Program Agenda

Tuesday, July 26, 2022
9:00 AM
Opening Remarks
Dr. Vernon Curran, Associate Dean of Educational Development, Faculty of Medicine
9:05 AM
Icebreaker / poll
9:10 AM
Presentations
TBA
10:40 AM
Break
10:50 AM
Presentations
TBA
12:00 PM
Lunch Break
12:40 PM
Presentations
TBA
2:55 PM
Closing Remarks
Wednesday, July 27, 2022
9:00 AM
Icebreaker / poll
9:05 AM
Presentations
10:30 AM
Break
10:40 AM
Presentations
TBA
12:00 PM
Lunch Break
12:40 PM
Presentations
TBA
2:55 PM
Closing Remarks

The Office of Professional & Educational Development (OPED), Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University, is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME), a subcommittee of the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS). This standard allows OPED to assign credits for educational activities based on the criteria established by The College of Family Physicians of Canada, and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.