Navigation Links
Unaware of Possibilities, Many High School-Age Students Do Not Plan to Pursue Healthcare and Science Jobs
Date:7/7/2010

. "To meet the projected growing demand, there appears to be a need to help teenagers understand the types of healthcare and science opportunities available to them, and then encourage them in their choices."

The survey, conducted between May 20-25 among 604 high school-age students, also suggests that the disinterest in healthcare and science jobs is partly due to students feeling intimidated by the field. Specifically, among high school age students who express disinterest,

  • Twenty-one percent feel they are not good at healthcare and science subjects in school
  • Nineteen percent do not feel ready to study healthcare or science in college
  • Twelve percent feel getting a healthcare degree would be too difficult.

With its healthcare and science focus, University of the Sciences has historically seen 90 percent of its graduates get a job or pursue post-graduate education placements within three months of graduation.

"Healthcare and science jobs are dynamic, meaningful, and rewarding," said Dr. DiGate.  "And keeping high school students informed about the options available to them will help talented individuals pursue these professions; this ultimately serves society as a whole."

Note: For more information on the survey, or to speak with a University of the Sciences expert about job opportunities available to students in healthcare and the sciences, contact Robert Johnson at Robert
'/>"/>

SOURCE University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine technology :

1. New Data Show Unacceptably Low Adult Immunization Rates and That Adults Unaware of Infectious Disease Threat
2. An Open Letter to Parents, Students, School Administrators, & Health Care Officials from Soapopular(R)
3. Lupus Foundation of America Fosters the Next Generation of Lupus Researchers by Awarding Gina M. Finzi Memorial Student Summer Fellowships to Five Students
4. Roskamp Institute Announces Enrollment of First Students to Participate in its Innovative Research Doctorate Program
5. Elsevier is Meeting Todays Medical Students Needs With Online, Mobile and Print Tools
6. Blog Contest Offers Graduate Students the Chance to Win a Trip to Zambia
7. Adderall a Miracle Drug to College Students
8. Baxter and The Alzheimers Disease Cooperative Study Group to Pursue a Phase III Study of Gammagard Liquid in Patients With Alzheimers Disease
9. National Jewish Health and Roche Diagnostics Corporation Reach Agreement to Pursue Environmental Molecular Diagnostics Opportunities
10. Harvard Medical School-Partners HealthCare Center for Genetics and Genomics Successfully Completes Evaluation of AutoGenomics 2C9-VKORC1 Panel to Assess Warfarin Sensitivity
11. Harvard Medical School-Partners HealthCare Center for Genetics and Genomics Successfully Completes Evaluation of AutoGenomics 2C9-VKORC1 Panel to Assess Warfarin Sensitivity
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/10/2014)... , July 10, 2014  The U.S. Department of ... grant to University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center Seidman ... national model aimed at improving care for patients with ... the project will test a unique model developed at ... late-stage disease, significant comorbidities, or demonstrated need for high ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... Yesterday, former Congressman Patrick Kennedy ... facility. Rep. Kennedy and Dick Moberg ... research in neurological disease and treatment. ... Garen Staglin , created One Mind, a ... that will radically accelerate the development and implementation ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... July 10, 2014  Decision Resources Group finds ... disease (ID) specialists are willing to prescribe Durata,s ... for use as OPAT, approximately two-thirds of the ... to their hospital inpatients. However, our findings indicate ... are initiated on OPAT following hospital discharge, and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:University Hospitals Case Medical Center Awarded $4.7 Million Grant from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 2University Hospitals Case Medical Center Awarded $4.7 Million Grant from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 3University Hospitals Case Medical Center Awarded $4.7 Million Grant from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 4Representative Patrick Kennedy visits Moberg's medical device facility to discuss improvement in brain injury care 2Long-Acting Antibiotics Offering Once-Weekly Dosing Will See Favorable Uptake and Use as Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT) 2Long-Acting Antibiotics Offering Once-Weekly Dosing Will See Favorable Uptake and Use as Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT) 3
... NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2011 Reportlinker.com announces that ... catalogue: Global Orthopedic Orthotics Industry ... report analyzes the worldwide markets for Orthopedic Orthotics in ... (Knee Braces, Ankle Braces, & Others) and Orthopedic Support ...
... 2011 Reportlinker.com announces that a new market ... Global Cardiac Defibrillators Industry ... analyzes the worldwide markets for Cardiac Defibrillators in ... US markets is analyzed by the following segments ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Reportlinker Adds Global Orthopedic Orthotics Industry 2Reportlinker Adds Global Cardiac Defibrillators Industry 2
(Date:7/13/2014)... 2014 Fuel additives are chemicals, which ... jet fuel, kerosene, and so on, in order to ... reducing the corrosion effects caused by fuels and improving ... any fuel, provide economies of scale in the long ... overall cost of the fuel products. , The various ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... July 13, 2014 MarketsandMarkets recently ... [3D Modeling; 3D Scanning; 3D rendering; Layout and ... Analysis (2013 - 2018)”, which analyzes and studies ... North America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Middle East ... also draws the competitive landscape of the 3D ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, July 11, 2014 (HealthDay ... with diabetes is being developed to measure sugar levels in ... Scientists at Brown University in Providence, R.I., created the sensor ... metal and a special enzyme that changes color when exposed ... prick their fingers to draw blood to check their blood ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... WA (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 Athletes ... longer recovery period from concussions, according to research presented ... ( AOSSM ) Annual Meeting. The research marks the ... concussion based on the known physical events that occur ... patients with a long allele in the (GT)n genotype ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... July 13, 2014 Recently, 2014QuinceaneraDresses.com, ... has unveiled its new range of gorgeous ... market, the demand for elegant Quinceanera outfits is ... beautiful items. All the company’s newly released dresses ... They are all elegant and vivid. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:North America Fuel Additives Market is Expected to Reach $8,100 Million by 2017 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2Health News:North America Fuel Additives Market is Expected to Reach $8,100 Million by 2017 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3Health News:North America Fuel Additives Market is Expected to Reach $8,100 Million by 2017 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 4Health News:3D Imaging Market Worth $9.82 Billion By 2018 - Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:3D Imaging Market Worth $9.82 Billion By 2018 - Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:3D Imaging Market Worth $9.82 Billion By 2018 - Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Health News:Saliva Test Might Someday Replace Needle Prick for Diabetics 2Health News:Saliva Test Might Someday Replace Needle Prick for Diabetics 3Health News:Genetic Factors May Be Responsible for Slowing Concussion Recovery in Athletes 2Health News:2014QuinceaneraDresses.com Releases Its New Quinceanera Dresses 2
... allays some concerns about how patients interpret results, researchers ... genetic testing for lung cancer appears to offer some ... the use of an online test among 44 smokers. ... model for genetic testing. You see a professional genetics ...
... , BOISE, Idaho, June 30 WinCo Foods , LLC ... ground beef items sold at some of its stores between ... by the expanded recall of beef products by the JBS ... recall of beef products that could potentially be contaminated with ...
... Labatt Family School of Nursing at The University of Western ... issues surrounding the chronic shortage of registered nurses in Canada ... named the first Arthur Labatt Family Nursing Research Chair in ... Canadian Nurses Association found the country will be short 78,000 ...
... humor and a family,s story to encourage individuals to call ... community , , WASHINGTON, June 30 Baldo and ... Alliance for Hispanic Health (the Alliance) to get the word ... of comic strips that begin today, June 30th, and run ...
... , OMAHA, Neb. and PHOENIX, Ariz., June 30 ... Joseph,s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix today announced an ... school presence in Phoenix. , , The Phoenix ... School of Medicine at St. Joseph,s Hospital and Medical Center, ...
... (TB) is a difficult infection to treat and requires ... To combat the TB pandemic, a shorter and simpler ... TB occurs in resource-limited settings with poor public health ... measurements might help identify which TB patients could benefit ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Online Genetic Testing Appears to Have Benefits 2Health News:WinCo Foods Voluntarily Recalls Beef and Ground Beef Sold at Some Stores Between May 9 and May 15, 2009 Due to Possible Contamination 2Health News:Finding solutions to the chronic nursing shortage 2Health News:Comic Strip Delivers Message on Diabetes Health 2Health News:Comic Strip Delivers Message on Diabetes Health 3Health News:Creighton University, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center Announce New School of Medicine Campus in Phoenix 2Health News:Measurements fail to identify TB patients who could benefit from shorter treatment course 2
The Lineage acetabular system with UHMWPE liners provide lipped options for increased femoral head coverage promoting a stable joint....
Hemisphere modular Cup....
Link All-Poly acetabular cups for cement....
Metal on metal hip acetabular cups available for both cemented and cementless applications, the Biomet Merck metal on metal articulation hip system (M2aTM) combines proven materials with the latest i...
Medicine Products: