Medical Mission Trip - Travel

Medical Mission Trip - Travel

 

How would you like to take a course that takes you to the edge of hunger, the point of human need and to a place where health care often goes unserved.

Nine Lorain County Community College Allied Health and Nursing students traveled to such a place in February. Their stay was two weeks.

In Dajabon, Republica Dominicana, the LCCC students joined a medical mission group and helped provide surgical care to the people of this town along the Haitian border.

Pat Sedlak, Associate Professor and Director of Surgical Technology at Lorain County Community College has been leading these trips for 12 years. The trip is actually a college course. Sedlak developed the course. It is named Health Care in Developing Nations and is a clinical rotation required for the course.

Seven hundred patients were seen. Two hundred surgeries were performed, including five deliveries of babies, over 1,000 prescriptions were given and 70 lab tests were carried out. All nine of the LCCC students and Sedlak participated in the process.

The attached video is one of a series of stories that will appear profiling the Medical Mission trip our students embarked. This story features the students' journey to the Dominican.

If you are a student interested in an Allied Health career or interested in making the trip, please click here.

Announcements

Exterior Campus Lighting Project

Work will begin Monday morning on replacing the light fixtures on the west loop road (main road in front of the College. Workers will be installing  new fixtures from the north and south ends concurrently. The road will be partially blocked in order to do the work.
 
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15 to Finish: Add a Late-Start Class Today

Take at least 15 credit hours per semester and you'll be closer to graduation and closer to your career. There’s still time to add a class to your schedule. Late-start courses begin Feb. 23 and March 23.
   
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MyTuition Guarantee

LCCC students now have the opportunity to participate in the MyTuition Guarantee. This new program holds tuition and fee rates for students registering in fall 2014 and spring 2015 for up to three years or until the completion of a degree, whichever comes first.
  
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Dean's List

Congratulations to the hardworking students who were named to the Dean’s List for fall 2014.  If you think you made the Dean’s List for fall semester, check your LCCC email account for an official confirmation from LCCC. See the full list of students named to the Dean’s List at www.lorainccc.edu/deanslist.

Earn College Credit For Work and Life Experience

Attend an information session for Prior Learning Assessment and find out about the methods used to help you earn college credit for what you have learned through work and life experiences.
 
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Financial Aid Filing Fairs

LCCC will offer free help for anyone filing a FAFSA form - regardless of the college they plan to attend - at a series of Financial Aid Filing Fairs held in February and March. Click here for details and to register online.

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Softball Team Tryouts

The LCCC Softball Team will host tryouts from noon to 1 p.m., February 21 and 22 in the Ewing Center Field House. Learn More.

MBA Program Begins in Fall 2015

Beginning in fall 2015, Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration will offer a master’s of business administration degree through the University Partnership. Learn more.  

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