Purdue, IU Team Up For Summer Camp

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Purdue University and Indiana University are teaming up for a summer camp aimed at high school juniors and seniors interested in health care-related majors and careers. CAMP, or Clinical Applications for future Medical Professionals, will be held at Purdue's campus at the end of July.

Purdue says the camp will introduce students to various majors that can prepare them for medical or professional school. The students will get to experience different types of medical school projects, including heart dissections, medical simulations and exercise assessments.

The camp costs $200, which includes lodging and food. Those interested can click here to apply for the camp.

The camp will also highlight how different professions within the health care industry can work together. Those professions include nutrition and dietetics, public health, athletic training, medical laboratory sciences, psychological sciences and health sciences preprofessional.

The program is being offered by Purdue's College of Health and Human Sciences in partnership with the IU School of Medicine - West Lafayette.

"CAMP is the latest new partnership that develops a culture of cooperation in promoting the patient-centered combination of excellent clinical skills and compassionate interpersonal care that we all hope to find in our future health care providers," said Dr. Regina K. Kreisle, interim associate dean of the IU School of Medicine and interim director of the IU School of Medicine-West Lafayette. 

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