Pediatric therapists specialize in providing physical, speech, and occupational support for children (ages birth – 21 years). Speech and language pathologist Jamie Steele and physical therapist Diana Garcia form Floyd Medical Center will provide students and educators of all ages and levels with an overview about what it takes to become a pediatric therapist and the opportunities available in this exciting career path.
The U.S. Department of Labor estimates that 2.4 million new healthcare workers will be needed by 2014, including increasing demand for a diverse workforce. Are you a minority student interested in a career in healthcare? Want to know what it takes to be successful? This interactive panel discussion is led by minority healthcare professionals working in Georgia's rural communities and will help you decide on the best path for your educational and professionals goals. Careers represented include medicine, nursing, dentistry, pharmacy and others.