• Wed. May 31st, 2023

USM College of Nursing and Wellness Professions to Host Summer season Camp, Workshop


May 26, 2023

05/26/2023 – 02:32pm | By: Van Arnold

Registration is now open for a 1st-time summer time camp and a returning student aide
workshop getting supplied subsequent month by the College of Nursing and Wellness Professions
at The University of Southern Mississippi.

The Athletic Coaching Student Aide Workshop, for all higher college and undergraduate
students interested in sports medicine, will be held June ten-11. Participants have to
register by June 1. The Wellness Professions Summer season Camp is set for June 15 for all
higher college students. Participants have to register by June five.

Right here are facts for each events:

Athletic Coaching Student Aide Workshop

  • Taping and wrapping abilities
  • Spineboarding abilities
  • Injury prevention and evaluation
  • CPR certification
  • Overnight accommodations
  • All meals
  • Course/Activity components
  • Experienced instruction from regional leaders in athletic coaching
  • Networking possibilities

The preferred workshop, which was 1st held in 1978, returns soon after a hiatus due to
the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We are so excited to be in a position to bring back the Athletic Coaching Student Aide Workshop,”
stated Dr. Melissa Kossman, Director of the College of Wellness Professions at USM. “Over
the years, quite a few of our alumni 1st began their connections with USM via this
workshop and applied to our undergraduate plan due to the fact of it. These alumni have
gone on to do wonderful factors and quite a few of them now come back and teach inside the workshop
due to the fact it is so close to their hearts. Now that athletic coaching is a master-level
degree, this connection early on is even additional essential to get students interested
and continue to engage them with new material as they help their personal schools’ athletic
applications ahead of they can start out the actual plan.”

Added Dr. Leslie Oglesby, Coordinator of USM’s Athletic Coaching System: “The workshop
has been about as lengthy as the athletic coaching plan itself and gives beneficial
information and abilities to future athletic trainers. It is my hope that the workshop
continues to develop year soon after year.”

To register, take a look at: https://tinyurl.com/ATSAWorkshop2023

Wellness Professions Summer season Camp (ten a.m. till four p.m.)

  • Understand about a assortment of well being profession possibilities
  • Participate in hands-on activities connected to each and every profession
  • Go over subsequent measures in your journey toward a well being profession
  • Lunch and a commemorative tee shirt incorporated
  • Networking possibilities
  • Overnight accommodations readily available at the Hattiesburg Hilton Garden Inn for a unique

Dr. Kossman notes that this marks the 1st time USM has supplied the Wellness Professions
Summer season Camp.

“There are so quite a few paths that students can take to realize a well being-connected profession.
Nevertheless, quite a few of these solutions are not extensively identified or understood,” stated Dr. Kossman.
“The objective of this camp is to engage students early on who know they want to enable
individuals in some way, shape, or type, but are nonetheless figuring out the ideal path they want
to take. Students will be exposed to hands-on activities from each and every of our respective
degree applications (athlete coaching, kinesiotherapy, public well being, recreational therapy,
and sports medicine) to study about each and every profession solution as properly as get some foundational
information with regards to how to pursue these careers at USM.”

To register, take a look at: https://tinyurl.com/SHPSummerCamp2023