PATHS Virtual Student Conference 

On May 12th 2020, the PATHS Project hosted our first ever Virtual Student Conference! Couldn't make it? Don't worry! You can watch the entire conference below or view segments separately. Want to know who is speaking or what each segment is about?

A quick summary is provided below each video. Enjoy!

 

 

May 2020: Pathways Aligned to Health Science Virtual Student Conference

INTRODUCTION

Dr. Cornelio Gonzalez, Executive Director, Region One Education Service Center. 

Click to watch the Introduction of the May 2020 PATHS Virtual Student Conference.

NURSING

Dr. Norma Teran, DNP, MBA, RN Chief Learning Officer, DHR Health.

Click to learn about Dr. Teran and her tips for future nurses through her pathway of the nursing profession. 

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

Shelly Fike, RN, Nursing Educator, DHR Health.

Learn how to properly use and dispose of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) like masks and gloves.

INTERPRETER SERVICES

Iliana Elizondo, Director of Interpreting Services, DHR Health. 

Click for a brief lesson in Medical Spanish and American Sign Language while also learning the importance of interpreters in healthcare settings.

MENTAL HEALTH

Janelle Martinez, Licensed Professional Counselor, DHR Health.

Learn about mental health through coping skills and mindfulness exercises.

PHLEBOTOMY

Beatriz Snell, Phlebotomy Supervisor, DHR Health Laboratories. 

Learn about phlebotomy methods and watch the process of obtaining a venipuncture collection.

DIY COVID-19 SUPPLIES

Erica Lopez, Learning Management Systems Coordinator, DHR Health. 

Follow Do-It-Yourself (DIY) instructions for making your very own face mask and hand sanitizer during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

NEUROSCIENCE

Irene Lares, RN, MSN, SCRN, Vice President of Neuroscience, DHR Health. 

Anyssa Garza, RN, Stroke Coordinator, DHR Health.

Learn all about strokes and career opportunities in neuroscience.

DIETETICS

Clarissa Garcia, RD, LD, IFN, CP, Dietitian, DHR Health. 

Learn how to boost your immune system by eating healthy during quarantine. 

PHARMACY

Ron Ozuna, Pharm. D., BCPS, Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator, DHR Health.

Learn more about the pharmacy profession and the different routes you can take to get accepted into pharmacy school. 

ORTHOPEDICS

Nathan Saffels, PT, DPT, OCS, SCS, Executive Director of Orthopedics & Sports Therapy Institute at DHR Health.

Learn more about sports therapy and exercises you can do while in quarantine. 

SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY

Julian Garcia IV, MS, CCP-SLP, CBI, Speech Language Pathologist, DHR Health.

Learn more about the Speech Language Pathology profession and the disorders speech language pathologists help treat.

BODY MECHANICS

Amir Esmaeili, PT, DPT, FMSC, FAAOMPT, Director of the DHR Therapy Institute, DHR Health. 

Learn how to practice good posture during daily activities and more about body mechanics. 

TRAUMA MEDICINE

Jennifer Volcy, MS, RN, Trauma Registered Nurse, DHR Health.

Learn more on what it is like in the trauma department and how to "Stop The Bleed" by properly placing a tourniquet

HAND-WASHING TIPS

Clarissa Aguirre, BS, RN, Nurse Educator, DHR Health.

Click to learn when and how to properly wash your hands.  

EEG TECH

Marianna P. Ringel, Lead Registered EEG Tech, DHR Health.

Learn how to become an EEG Tech, what an electroencephalogram (EEG) is and how it is crucial in the healthcare setting. 

RESPIRATORY THERAPY

Xochitl Mendez, Respiratory Therapist, DHR Health.

Click to earn more about respiratory therapists and how to become one. 

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