Navigation Links
Ultimate Medical Academy Rallies in Support of All Children's Hospital
Date:6/19/2013

Tampa, FL (PRWEB) June 19, 2013

Ultimate Medical Academy (UMA) participated in the 30th Annual All Children's Telethon, an 11.5-hour broadcast on WFLA News Channel 8. Since its inaugural televising in 1984, the Telethon has collected more than $84 million for All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla.

The June 2, 2013, event, themed "30 Years of Miracles," marked the second year UMA volunteered for All Children's. For one hour, 18 UMA employees worked the phones during the Telethon, which raised a substantial $4.2 million - nearly $500,000 more than 2012.

"UMA continues to focus on supporting children's health initiatives and organizations both monetarily and by participating in events such as this telethon," Steve Kemler, CEO of Ultimate Medical Academy explained. "As we train the next generation of healthcare professionals in our courses every day, we simultaneously strive to support the next generation of patients by promoting healthy living, nutrition and superior medical care. We are proud to support All Children's Hospital as one of the leaders in providing exceptional pediatric care for children."

In addition to volunteer hours, UMA - an All Children's Corporate Grand Donor - pledged $25,000 to the hospital. The donation sponsors the entire cost of a new sensory gymnasium, an addition UMA is happy to support.

The Sensory Gym is a unique treatment space that allows children with sensory integration disorders to improve their balance and coordination skills and interpret visual, auditory, touch and movement information. The gym keeps children engaged and having fun while learning with toys, games and music as well as specialized equipment including swings, a ball pool, balance beams, stepping stones and "mountains" made of bolsters.

"The Sensory Gym was thoughtfully designed to provide the best opportunities for growth and learning for the children with sensory needs that we serve, and it has turned into one of the most popular rooms in the new Child Development and Rehabilitation Center," said Maggie Reilly, Director of Occupational and Physical Therapy at All Children's Hospital.

"All Children's does a terrific job of meeting the healthcare needs of the patient while providing an environment that is less threatening to kids," Linda Weldon, UMA's Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs and Accreditation said. "Having worked in a hospital myself, I know how scary they can appear to kids, but this hospital isn't. There is a recorded child's voice in the elevator announcing the floor, signage is kid-friendly, even some of the more intimidating machines have been turned into delightful animals. Our contribution and sponsorship of the new Sensory Gym is just another way that we at UMA can give back. Thanks to all of the students, faculty and staff who joined together at 8:30 a.m. on a Sunday to make a difference. UMA cares and I am proud to be a part of that effort."

For more information about Ultimate Medical Academy, visit UltimateMedical.edu.

About Ultimate Medical Academy
Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Florida, Ultimate Medical Academy (UMA) offers healthcare education and degree programs that empower students to enter and advance within the growing allied health field. UMA is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) and dedicated to providing education in a supportive, professional and ethical environment. With locations in Tampa and Clearwater, as well as online healthcare programs, UMA has helped nearly 20,000 graduates launch healthcare careers in Florida and beyond.

For more information about UMA graduation rates, the median debt of students who have completed programs, and other important information, please visit at http://www.ultimatemedical.edu/consumerinfo.pdf.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10845694.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Aarhus University to inaugurate the ultimate source of light:
2. Doctors Advice People to Get Zoster Vaccine During Winters – VyGone Introduces Ultimate Zoster Vaccine
3. Chicken Pox in Children Could Lead to the Much Painful Herpes Zoster; VyGone Introduces the Ultimate Zoster Vaccine
4. Boys in Australia to Receive the HPV Vaccine to Prevent Genital Warts; VyGone Introduced Ultimate Genital Warts Treatment in the US.
5. MotoSport Announces the Ultimate Ride Giveaway with up to $20,000 in Prizes and Three Ways to Win
6. Tiger Schulmann's MMA Student, Uriah Hall, Debuts on The Ultimate Fighter
7. MyFoodStorage.com announces an amazing promotion for the month of February of the Ultimate Emergency Meal Kit.
8. Integrative Health Expert Dr. Tasneem Bhatia Releases What Doctors Eat: Tips, Recipes, and the Ultimate Eating Plan for Lasting Weight Loss and Perfect Health
9. Rushfit Ultimate Home Fitness: Review Examining George St Pierre’s Program Released
10. Ultimate Aquatics, announces the acquisition of SUP Products, the industry leader in U.S. Made Private Label Hybrid Molded Composite (HMC) Stand Up Paddle Boards (SUP) & Accessories.
11. Rocket Scientist develops the Ultimate Health & Fitness App
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/25/2016)... , ... June 25, 2016 , ... Austin residents seeking ... American College of Mohs Surgery and to Dr. Russell Peckham for medical and surgical ... effective treatment for skin cancer. The selective fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery completed by ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 25, 2016 , ... As a lifelong Southern Californian, Dr. Omkar Marathe earned ... the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He trained in Internal Medicine at ... fellowship in hematology/oncology at the UCLA-Olive View-Cedars Sinai program where he had the opportunity ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... , ... A recent article published June 14 on E Online ... on to state that individuals are now more comfortable seeking to undergo not only ... calf and cheek reduction. The Los Angeles area medical group, Beverly Hills Physicians (BHP) ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... and Scientific Sessions in Dallas that it will receive two significant new grants ... grants came as PHA marked its 25th anniversary by recognizing patients, medical professionals ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 24, 2016 , ... Topical BioMedics, Inc, makers of Topricin and MyPainAway Pain Relief Products, join ... wage raise to $12 an hour by 2020 and then adjusting it yearly to increase ... of the minimum wage, assure the wage floor does not erode again, and make future ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... Research and Markets has announced the ... 2016 - Forecast to 2022" report to their offering. ... up to date financial data derived from varied research sources ... with potential impact on the market during the next five ... comprises of sub markets, regional and country level analysis. The ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... -- Bracket , a leading clinical trial technology and ... platform, Bracket eCOA (SM) 6.0, at the 52 nd ... 2016 in Philadelphia , Pennsylvania.  A demonstration ... of its kind to fully integrate with RTSM, will be ... is a flexible platform for electronic clinical outcomes assessments that ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... and BOGOTA, Colombia , June 23, 2016  Astellas today announced the establishment of ... Farma Brasil as the company,s second affiliate in Latin America . ... ... Manager of Astellas Farma Colombia ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: