Medical professions aren’t exactly as they may be
depicted on television, but they still offer exciting and satisfying career
opportunities. To help teens discover the joys of medical professions and
foster an interest in the healthcare industry, Bothwell Regional Health Center
is host to Medical Explorer’s Post 75. Medical Explorers is a national program,
open to men and women and affiliated with the Boys Scouts of America, Learning
for Life series. Here is more about Medical Explorers:
What do we do in the program?
hospital departments for overviews, demonstrations and hands-on learning
experiences in a variety of units, areas and specialties
careers in areas such as nursing, radiology, social work, rehabilitation
services, laboratory, medicine and more
shadow various health-care workers in a variety of departments
to off-site locations for special sessions may be offered
Who can apply?
men and women entering their Junior or Senior year of high school
school students who maintain a B average
in Pettis and Benton County
When are meetings held?
education meetings are held from 4:30 – 6 p.m. on Thursdays (see Program
Information document for more details)
shadowing is offered periodically throughout the year
attendance may be required in order to participate in certain activities
Teens must complete an application and be accepted into
the Medical Explorers program. Contact the Medical Explorer Advisor at (660) 829-6652 for more information.
Required application materials, 2016-2017
Medical Explorers Student application, 2016-2017