A Day in the Life

A day in the life“A Day in the Life” is a series of one day programs offered to high school Seniors interested in health careers.

A Day in the Life of a Nurse – is a day full of information, hands on activities and education in which the different levels of nursing (LPN, RN, BSN, APN, CRNA, etc.) will be represented to explain their typical day, training options, interesting cases, and advantages/disadvantages. A tour of the hospital is included in this event.

A Day in the Life – Variety – is a day full of information, hands on activities and education in which an assortment of health professionals (pharmacist, physical therapist, doctor, rad tech, nurse, lab tech, etc.) come to discuss a typical day in their life, required education and training, and other information relating to their career. A tour of specific areas of the hospital is included in this event. This is a great option for the high school senior who has not quite settled on a specific career path.

Click on the date below for an Application

September 25 – A Day in the Life Variety for schools alphabetically listed A – M
October 2 – A Day in the Life Variety for schools alphabetically listed N – Z and homeschool students
October 9 – A Day in the Life Nurse for all schools in Northeast AR

***Note: Due to limited space for these events, students may only attend one of these events.

Requirements:

·      2.5 GPA and must have taken the ACT or scheduled to take it before December 31 (if taking it in the future, please put the scheduled test date)
·      High School Senior
·      All fields completed on the application
·      GPA verification and recommendation signature- Counselor
·      Parent/Guardian Signatures for: Travel Permission, Photography Release and HIPAA​

For more information about these events, please e-mail Yalanda Young Merrell yyoung@uams.edu or call 870-336-7986.

Completed Applications can be mailed to:
Yalanda Merrell
UAMS Northeast
311 E. Matthews Ave.
Jonesboro, AR 72401

OR
scanned and emailed to yyoung@uams.edu