Alway and Year 9 pupils were this week treated to a range of fascinating interactive sessions as part of a showcase of medical careers. Medical Maverick workshops inspire students to make informed decisions about their career & lifestyle choices.
– Use the ultrasound machine to see inside their body and measure the size of their blood vessels
– See inside their eye with an iPhone retina scan
– Record and print an ECG from their heart
– Hear their pulse with a Doppler Probe!
– Try key hole surgery on a training device used by surgeons
– Use a real needle to take fake blood from an fake arm
– Experience different eye diseases with the pathology goggles
– Test hearing and reflexes
– Take basic medical observation such as blood pressure, oxygen sats and temp
– Suturing fake skin
– Recording respiration rates
A fantastic workshop showing our pupils the amazing opportunities and jobs that could be available to them. Thank you Medical Mavericks, lots to think about!
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