SoutheastHEALTH offers a variety of resources and support for those pursuing or employed as a healthcare professional.
College of Nursing and Health Sciences
The Southeast Missouri Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences is numbered among the best nursing programs in the central United States. Students benefit from small class sizes with highly individualized instruction by a top-notch faculty.
This healthcare camp is for high school students entering grades 10 – 12 who are interested in learning about various health careers. Camp experiences include shadowing nurses and other healthcare professionals, learning CPR, how to use a stethoscope and take blood pressure and visiting Southeast Hospital, Southeast Cancer Center and the College.
Nurse Extern Program
The Nurse Extern Program is designed for nursing students who would like to get a head start on their skills and career. Students who are ready to begin their last year of nursing school are invited to apply. This experience includes rotating through various hospital departments.
SoutheastHEALTH is committed to providing nurses with the resources they need for nursing success and advancement. These resources include the Critical Care Academy and the Perioperative Surgical Care Academy.
This 12-month residency program is accredited with the American Society of Health-Systems (ASHP). Residents have the opportunity to practice in a variety of clinical settings, along with mentoring, formal lectures and opportunities for teaching pharmacy students.
Radiology Extern Program
Through the Radiology Extern Program, students advance their imaging skills by gaining hands on experience in a hospital setting. Flexible scheduling allows externs to work in this capacity while keeping collegiate commitments.
Scholarship opportunities within the healthcare field are offered through the SoutheastHEALTH Foundation and typically funded through the generosity of donors. The number of scholarships awarded each year is subject to funding availability.
Student Nurse Intern Summer Program
Student Nurse Interns are assigned to a medical or surgical unit with a designated preceptor. They use the skills learned in fundamentals classes, such as patient bathing, oral care, vital signs, performing Accu-Cheks and more.