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Seminars

Academic and Peer Support

Small group quarterly seminars and workshops provide critical skills to create a strong application, prepare for exams, and succeed in interviews. Shoreline Community College students have successfully entered competitive graduate health professional programs by demonstrating a strong academic record and a strong application portfolio. 

 

One Credit Seminars

Winter 2018

Saturdays, 10:00-11:50 a.m., Jan. 13, 27, Feb. 10, 24, Mar. 10

  • SCI 284: Preparing for Graduate Health Professions 1
    This is a first seminar for Post-Baccalaureate students preparing for graduate-level health professions, such as medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, physician assistant, etc. Topics include: admissions process, academic preparation, health professional roles, social determinants of health. Students create a personal plan.
  • SCI 285: Preparing for Graduate Health Professions 2
    This is a second of two-part seminar for Post-Baccalaureate students preparing for graduate-level health professions, such as medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, physician assistant, etc. Focus: preparing for admissions process, exposure to diverse aspects of medicine, professionalism, and strengthen qualifications.

For more info and to register, contact Joyce Fagel, Academic Advisor, jfagel@shoreline.edu

Sample topics completed over two quarters:

  • Graduate health professional school admissions processes
    • Centralized Application Services (CAS)
    • Admissions tests
    • Timeline
  •  Science and medicine
    • Academic preparation
    • Test preparation
    • Learning strategies
    • Evidence-based medicine
  • Professionalism in health care
    • Roles of various health professions
    • Important characteristics and skills for health professionals
    • Personal professional development
  • Social determinants of health
    • Identity and intersectionality
    • Socio-economic issues in US health care system
  • Ethics and the human side of medicine
    • Introduction to the human side of medicine
    • Introduction to ethics in health care

 

Health Career & School Exploration Workshops

Representatives from regional health professional schools come to Shoreline Community College to meet with our students. These are great opportunities to learn about their schools: their mission, admission requirements, and what they look for in a great applicant.

All are welcome. Contact: Joyce Fagel, Academic Advisor, jfagel@shoreline.edu

  • Options in Nursing: Multiple Paths to RN
    Tuesday Oct. 10; 12:30-1:30; Room 9202
    By Joyce Fagel, Shoreline Community College Academic Advisor
  • U. of Washington School of Pharmacy
    November 7
  • Ross University School of Medicine (located in the Carribbean) 
    Wednesday, Oct. 18; 1:30-2:30; Room TBD

 

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