OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine Operation Orange
Event for high school students interested in a career in medicine
At Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, recruiting physicians for rural and underserved
Oklahoma begins in high school. Events like Operation Orange let high school students
from across the state experience what it's like in medical school.
Participants had a chance to spend a day in the life of a medical student at Operation Orange, a summer camp for high school students interested in a career in medicine.
At operation orange, students:
- Met with current OSU medical students
Participated in hands-on demonstrations
- Suturing skills
- Anatomy with human heart, lungs and brain
- Listening to a simulation of a patient's heart and lungs
- Checking blood pressure and examine ears
- Touring the OSU Telemedicine Bus
Dates and Locations
In 2013, Operation Orange camps took place in Lawton, Enid, Tahlequah and Ada.
Students at Operation Orange in Tahlequah get hands-on experience with parts of the central nervous system.
Students at Operation Orange in Ada learn about intubation.
Participants at Operation Orange in Lawton learn how to suture a wound from Scott Stroshine, MS-II, i Luanne Vo, MS-II, shows a high school student how to insert a tube into the trachea at Operation Orange in Enid.
Students learn about checking heart and lungs at Operation Orange in Tahlequah (above) and Lawton (right).
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