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  • Scrubs Camps Introduce High School Students to Healthcare Careers
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The Yankton Rural AHEC works to improve the supply and distribution of healthcare professionals in South Dakota. Find educational support for all levels of learning including elementary to professional practice.

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REHPS has 30 students placed in 15 South Dakota communities this summer. Click on the REHPS banner to view student blogs!

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CNA Training for HS


CNA CTE training for high school students is currently underway. For more information about CNA CTE training in your area or to learn about how to become involved, please call 605-655-8290.

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Scrubs Camp


Yankton Rural AHEC is planning a Scrubs Camp again this fall. The 2017 date will be announced at the end of the summer. Please contact Corryn Celmer, Yankton Scrubs Camp Coordinator, with questions at 605-655-8290 or info@yrahec.org

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Disaster Training Day

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Each year, Disaster Training Day brings together 12 disciplines of healthcare students from USD, SDSU and most recently Mount Marty College and the University of Sioux Falls. The day focuses on topics, terminology, processes, and procedures that will help students be prepared should they be called upon in a disaster. For more information, contact Yankton Rural AHEC.

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Continuing Education

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Watch the Yankton Rural AHEC website to learn more about on-going continuing education opportunities. Throughout the year, YRAHEC offers online education and conferences. Come back often.

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In A Box

In-A-Box brings hands-on tools to your classroom

In-A-Box learning toolkits, developed by the Oregon Area Health Education Center, are made available to South Dakota classrooms by YRAHEC. Your students can learn more about the eye, ear, brain, bone & muscles and guts. More have been added recently!

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