Pictured above: Medical Professions Day
Continued partnership with the healthcare sector means increased opportunities for local students, and in turn, a more competent healthcare workforce to meet the needs of the region. Here are a few of IHPC’s accomplishments in the 2016-2016 academic year:
874 students attended the Health Professions Conference (click here for HPC 2019!)
115 career speakers made presentations to health pathways classrooms
50 student internships were offered
39 MOUs were created
23 new programs were started
LIFE (Learning Inspired Field Experience) is the internship program developed by IHPC to provide students with a structured on-site job shadowing opportunity
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The Impact on the Inland Empire Continues to Grow
7,735 students in the Inland Empire have been impacted!
Our population served is 3% under the national average for consumer spending on education. IHPC offers 32 work based learning activities to bridge the gap.
MIND Program: curing stigma in mental health
Moving In New Directions (MIND) was piloted as the Pipeline Enhancement Project (PEP) for the Murrieta Mesa and Cajon high schools. This student-focused mental health awareness program provides training, school-based activities, and mental health career awareness. Program outcomes were reported through pre and post training surveys. Here are a few highlights
Teen Suicide Prevention:
98% of surveyed students reported they were “knowledgeable” or “very knowledgeable” about suicide prevention.
After the training, 85% of the students indicated that they understand the characteristics and principles of culturally competent care, while only 19% reported such understanding before the training.