Updated: Aug 6, 2019
Upcoming HCOP Program Session 4 Activities
At the upcoming HCOP Session on March 23, 2019 students will have the opportunity to participate in a panel discussion on opioid abuse and mental and behavioral health. Panelists who hold various roles in the healthcare community will share their experience and perspective on opioid abuse and mental and behavioral health. A mentor-mentee social will also be held during this session, to give mentors and mentees the opportunity to spend some time talking and sharing experiences. Finally, students will get several programmatic HCOP updates and they will get to participate in the HCOP t-shirt design contest.
Upcoming Clinical Shadowing Opportunities
HCOP High School and Undergraduate students will get the opportunity to experience healthcare up-close through the shadowing of professionals in the next few weeks. In April, undergraduate and high school students will get the opportunity to participate in clinical shadowing and other activities at Omaha health centers.
On April 6, 2019 students will visit the NOAH Clinic. The North Omaha Area Health Clinic (NOAH) is a free clinic that serves the health needs of North Omaha. The NOAH Clinic provides services to meet the needs of people who are unable to pay for care. The vision of the NOAH Clinic is to be a beacon of light in the community, by ministering to the hearts, body and minds of families and individuals in North Omaha. HCOP students will have the opportunity to tour the facility and learn about a day in the life of a medical doctor.
HCOP high school students will have the opportunity to visit Heart Ministry Center’s Porto Urgent Care Clinic on April 12, 2019. Heart Ministry Center has always aimed to assist people needing life’s necessities such as job training, food assistance, social work and medical care. The Heart Ministry Center – Porto Urgent Care Clinic provides free basic medical care on a walk-in basis. HCOP students will get to meet the founder, tour the facility, and participate in various health screening demonstrations.