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Memorial Medical Center Announces Fall Sessions for Hands-On Healthcare Program


Memorial Medical Center announced its fall sessions for a program designed to help students and community members learn more about healthcare careers.

The free program, Hands-On Healthcare, launched in September 2017 and is offered in partnership with Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.

Hands-On HealthCare meets at least monthly. Sessions for the fall are laboratory, Sept. 13; medical imaging, Oct. 8; medical education, Nov. 15; and physical therapy, Dec. 6.

Registration for each class opens 30 days before the class date. The September class is now taking registrations.

All sessions will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Classes will be in Classroom 2B of the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation, with the exception of the medical education and physical therapy classes.

The medical education class will meet at SIU School of Medicine, 801 N. Rutledge St., and the physical therapy class will meet at Memorial Physician Services, 3132 Old Jacksonville Road, Suite 140.

Each session has a limit of 40 participants. Online registration opens 30 days prior to each session.

Applicants will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. A confirmation email will include documents that require a parent's or guardian's signature if the participant is 18 years old or younger.

To register or for more information, visit