On April 23rd, students from De Soto, G-E-T, Holmen, Independence, Onalaska and Tomah participated in an exploratory surgery event. Students were able to view a surgery via live stream video and interacted with the surgical staff. After the surgery, the students participate in surgery simulations in the world-class simulation labs at the Integrated Center for Education (ICE House) on the Gundersen, La Crosse campus. Simulations include: Laparoscopic surgery, Anesthesia, Pre &
Scenic Rivers AHEC has partnered with Gundersen Health System Integrated Center for Education to host our biannual Pathways Health Careers Exploration event. Students representing twelve school districts from Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin visited with practicing professional about a variety of healthcare careers. Students participated in hands on activities like intubation, echo cardiogram and laproscopic surgery skill building. Seventeen departments and organizations were r
On March 31st, Scenic Rivers hosted an interprofessional education workshop for students in the AHEC Scholars program. During the workshop, students participated in a Pictionary learning activity and an interprofessional Escape Room. Pictionay was a great activity to help students identify ways to communicate their roles and responsibilities to patients, families and other health care professionals. The Escape Room activity challenged the students to use interprofessional com
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