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Memorial Medical Center Announces Winter Sessions for Hands-On Healthcare Program


Memorial Medical Center announced its winter sessions for a program designed to help students and community members learn more about healthcare careers.

The free program, Hands-On Healthcare, launched in September 2017 and is offered in partnership with Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.

Hands-On HealthCare meets at least monthly. Sessions for the winter are rehabilitation therapy, 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 6; nursing, 2 to 4 p.m. Jan. 21; medical education, 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 7; and pharmacy, 2 to 4 p.m. March 4.

Registration for each class opens 30 days before the class date. The December class is now taking registrations. Each session has a limit of 40 participants.

The rehabilitation services class will be held in Suite 140, Memorial Physician Services-Koke Mill, 3132 Old Jacksonville Road; the nursing and pharmacy classes will be held in Room 2B, Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation, 228 W. Miller St.; the medical education class will be held at SIU School of Medicine, 801 N. Rutledge St.

Applicants will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. A confirmation email will include documents that require a parent's or guardian's signature if the participant is 18 years old or younger.

To register or for more information, visit