MEDQUEST combines theory and practical application with externships and volunteer work to afford students the knowledge, insight, and experience necessary to pursue various health careers. MEDQUEST provides classroom instruction, practical labs, and field experiences, and some highlights of the program include learning about:
• Vital Signs
• Patient Care
• Medical Assistant Techniques
• Medical Careers Exploration
• Wound Care
• Baby Care
• Surgical Instrumentation
• Assisting with surgical procedures
The MEDQUEST simulation lab has four distinct parts: a reception area, an assessment room, a laboratory, and a hospital room.
Students are encouraged to enter the program in their freshmen year, but they can apply prior to their sophomore year after completing the MEDQUEST application.
The ultimate goal of MEDQUEST is to prepare students to enter medical and health programs which include: