High School Juniors, Seniors Can “Discover Pharmacy” at Wilkes University During Two-Day Camp, August 13-14

by Web Services

Wilkes University’s Nesbitt School of Pharmacy will provide high school juniors and seniors with a prescription for a successful career during the Discover Pharmacy Day Camp this summer. The two-day camp begins Aug. 13 at 8:30 a.m. and concludes Aug.14 at 5 p.m. Overnight accommodations are not available. The fee is $50 per student. Deadline to apply is Aug. 1.

Discover Pharmacy gives high school students an opportunity to talk with current pharmacy students, faculty, deans and working pharmacists while combining hands-on activities to introduce them to pharmacy’s dynamic blend of science and patient care.

Attendees will receive a behind-the-scenes look at pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences through lab activities, including:

  • Extracting DNA from strawberries
  • Training to use life-saving naloxone
  • Creating aromatherapy-infused lip balm
  • Using stress management techniques
  • Making bath bombs
  • Using technology to manage diabetes
  • Getting out of a pharmacy escape room
  • Tips and tricks for surviving college and the pharmacy application process

Students will also learn how to prepare for and apply to the Nesbitt School of Pharmacy, get a glimpse at life as a student pharmacist at Wilkes and hear about the variety of rewarding career paths available to pharmacists.

To register for the two-day event, visit https://www.wilkes.edu/admissions/visit/discover-pharmacy-camp.aspx After completing all forms sent via confirmation email, return them with a $50 check or money order (payable to Wilkes University) to: Bernadette Frail

Nesbitt School of Pharmacy, SLC 115, Wilkes University 84 West South St., Wilkes-Barre, Pa., 18766.

For more information contact Bernadette Frail at bernadette.frail@wilkes.edu or 570-408-4280.

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