It is with great honor and excitement to announce that the Southwestern Colorado AHEC and Colorado AHEC proudly invite high school students to apply to the 2022-2023 Colorado AHEC H.O.P.E. Program. Through a series of live, monthly virtual sessions, this high school health occupations programming provides a learning experience for high school students, grade levels 9th through 12th, with interest in healthcare or health sciences careers.
Students of the 2022-23 COAHEC H.O.P.E. Program will learn about the following topics:
• Enhancing Health Equity and Reducing Health Disparities
• Stigma Reduction and How to Trauma Impacts Health
• Oral Health including Health Equity
• Health Communications and Public Health Programming.
Eligibility & How to Apply
High school students, grade levels 9th through 12th, with interest in healthcare or health sciences careers are encouraged to apply. Please fill out the form and submit it. To access the form, scan the Q.R. Code or click on the following link: https://formstack.io/885F8.
Watch Sessions from the 2021-22 COAHEC H.O.P.E. Program
Public Health Epidemiology: Disease Detectives presented by Kate Hartzell, MA, MAT, MPH, the Executive Director at Southwestern Colorado AHEC
Nutrition presented by Eva Muniz Valdez, RN, BS, ADS, the Health Programs Manager at Southeastern Colorado AHEC
Health Equity presented by Alexis LaPrelle, MS, CHES, the Health Education Coordinator at Front Range Colorado AHEC
The Power of Addiction: the effect on community present by Charlotte Ledonne, RN, BSN, MA, LPC, the Nursing Education Coordinator at San Luis Valley Area Health Education Center
Bouncing Back: healthy and strong post-covid presented by Terry Chase, ND, MA, RN hosted by Western Colorado AHEC
Community Health present by Samantha Vernon, the Program Assistant at Centennial Area Health Education Center