Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow  Cameron

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Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Cameron University Southwest Area Health Education Center Non-profit organization Part of the Department of Adult and Continuing Education at Cameron University Cameron University Service area includes 23 counties in Southwest Oklahoma and Oklahoma City metroplex. Oklahoma City metroplex. Slide 2 Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Collaboration with community-based partners: recruits students into healthcare professions recruits students into healthcare professions trains and supports healthcare professionals trains and supports healthcare professionals advocates eliminating health disparities advocates eliminating health disparities Active in issues important to the service area: rural economy rural economy health disparities health disparities cancer survivorship cancer survivorship geriatric education geriatric education genetics genetics community collaborations community collaborations retention, training and support of health care providers. retention, training and support of health care providers. Slide 3 Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Connecting Students to Careers, Professionals to Communities, And Communities to Better health Slide 4 Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Slide 5 Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Create opportunities for students to learn about health Create opportunities for students to learn about health careers through job shadowing careers through job shadowing Inform and educate students about various health careers Inform and educate students about various health careers Provide rural clinical rotations for healthcare professional Provide rural clinical rotations for healthcare professional students students Recruit for and support Geriatric Scholars program Recruit for and support Geriatric Scholars program Slide 6 Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Community & professional support and education Annual Surthrival event for graduating RN students Provide cancer survivorship training and education Assist OU Family Practice Residency program Slide 7 Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Job shadowing programs Job shadowing programs Mentoring by professionals Mentoring by professionals Exploration of various health careers Exploration of various health careers Teaching curriculum in classrooms doing hands-on projects Teaching curriculum in classrooms doing hands-on projects Slide 8 Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Over 300 high school students are currently participating in these programs. Over the last three years 90% went on to college and of those 56% continued on a health career track. Slide 9 48 Still Committed to Health Profession 59 Committed to a Health Profession 55 Still in College Or Completed Training 95% retention rate (compared to 50% for state) 81% of those committed to HP in 1 st year of college Slide 10 Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Club SCRUB Eagle Medical Trainees Collegiate Observation Program Lawton Public Schools Gifted & Talented Program Slide 11 Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Southwest Oklahoma A-Frederick E & A-Cordell E-Burns Flat-Dill City E-Hammon E & A-Elk City E & A-Sayre BECKHAM Key: E = Exploration (achieving more than 20 hours of observation in the medical field) A = Awareness (becoming aware of the vast medical professions through various activities) CUSTER ROGER MILLS GREER WASHITA KIOWA JACKSON HARMON TILLMAN COTTON COMANCHE CADDO GRADY STEPHENS E & A-Duncan E-Bray-Doyle E-Central E-Comanche E-Empire E & A-Marlow JEFFERSON LOVE CARTER MURRAY GARVIN McCLAIN CLEVELAND OKLAHOMA POTTAWATOMIE The pipeline for future healthcare practitioners is crucial to the vitality of southwest Oklahoma. It is important to grow locally those who will be trained and eventually return to southwest Oklahoma to provide the care that will be needed in the years to come. SwAHEC offers opportunities for middle school, high school and college students to explore health care careers by supporting activities about healthcare careers as well as job-shadowing opportunities for students to experience, first-hand, what working in various healthcare careers will be like. Students are better able to decide if they want to pursue healthcare careers, and learn the practical and educational steps they must take to achieve their career goals. In the last three years, SwAHEC has supported 519 middle school, high school and college students in job-shadowing opportunities. Over those three years, 89% of the high school graduates went on to college or healthcare technical training, and 51% are pursuing healthcare related training. Please support the allocation of funds to the Oklahoma AHEC program which is a line item of the Oklahoma State Department of Health budget: Contractual services of the College of Osteopathic Medicine of Oklahoma State University for the Area Health Education Centers campaign: $795,000. Cameron University Southwest Area Health Education Center 2800 West Gore Boulevard Lawton, OK 73505 (580) 581-2284 / ahec@cameron.edu Ardore 1 DO 4 PA TOTALS New health professionals in southwest OK: DO = 10, MD = 8, PA = 26 E-Randlett E & A-Lawton E-Elgin E-Geronimo E-Sterling E-Indiahoma E-Oklahoma City A-Marietta A-Chickasha A-Hydro A-Mt. View A-Carnegie A-Ringling A-Ardmore A-Purcell A-Pauls Valley A-Lindsay A-Hobart A-Altus A-Hollis A-Shawnee A-Mangum Southwest Oklahoma A-Frederick E & A-Cordell E-Burns Flat-Dill City E-Hammon E & A-Elk City E & A-Sayre BECKHAM Key: E = Exploration (achieving more than 20 hours of observation in the medical field) A = Awareness (becoming aware of the vast medical professions through various activities) CUSTER ROGER MILLS GREER WASHITA KIOWA JACKSON HARMON TILLMAN COTTON COMANCHE CADDO GRADY STEPHENS E & A-Duncan E-Bray-Doyle E-Central E-Comanche E-Empire E & A-Marlow JEFFERSON LOVE CARTER MURRAY GARVIN McCLAIN CLEVELAND OKLAHOMA POTTAWATOMIE The pipeline for future healthcare practitioners is crucial to the vitality of southwest Oklahoma. It is important to grow locally those who will be trained and eventually return to southwest Oklahoma to provide the care that will be needed in the years to come. SwAHEC offers opportunities for middle school, high school and college students to explore health care careers by supporting activities about healthcare careers as well as job-shadowing opportunities for students to experience, first-hand, what working in various healthcare careers will be like. Students are better able to decide if they want to pursue healthcare careers, and learn the practical and educational steps they must take to achieve their career goals. In the last three years, SwAHEC has supported 519 middle school, high school and college students in job-shadowing opportunities. Over those three years, 89% of the high school graduates went on to college or healthcare technical training, and 51% are pursuing healthcare related training. Please support the allocation of funds to the Oklahoma AHEC program which is a line item of the Oklahoma State Department of Health budget: Contractual services of the College of Osteopathic Medicine of Oklahoma State University for the Area Health Education Centers campaign: $795,000. Cameron University Southwest Area Health Education Center 2800 West Gore Boulevard Lawton, OK 73505 (580) 581-2284 / ahec@cameron.edu Ardore 1 DO 4 PA TOTALS New health professionals in southwest OK: DO = 10, MD = 8, PA = 26 E-Randlett E & A-Lawton E-Elgin E-Geronimo E-Sterling E-Indiahoma E-Oklahoma City A-Marietta A-Chickasha A-Hydro A-Mt. View A-Carnegie A-Ringling A-Ardmore A-Purcell A-Pauls Valley A-Lindsay A-Hobart A-Altus A-Hollis A-Shawnee A-Mangum Slide 12 Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Visits to regional primary and secondary schools Host and attend health and career fairs Participate in numerous public events Sponsor several summer camps Curriculum taught in classrooms with hands-on projects Recruiting applicants for Clinical Research Program at OCCC Slide 13 Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow 5 th Grade Health Education EXPO Science Detectives Summer Academy Medical Case Investigation Camp Forensics, Femurs, and Frontiers Camp Slide 14 Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Southwest Promise for today; hope for tomorrow Assist and coordinate clinical rotations Assist and coordinate clinical rotations Coordinate Kids into Health Careers program with clinical students Coordinate Kids into Health Careers program with clinical students Recruit preceptors and clinical sites Recruit preceptors and clinical sites Support and collaborate with the local residen