SEAHEC recognizes Santa Cruz Preceptor

Local physician presented award for tutelage

Nogales International | Posted: Friday, January 13, 2012 8:38 amSEAHEC recognizes Santa Cruz Physician

Dr. Patrick Martinez of Carondelet Holy Cross Hospital has been presented the Outstanding Preceptor of the Year Award by the Southeast Arizona Area Health Education Center (SEAHEC).

According to SEAHEC, the award is meant to recognize clinicians who take the time to work with medical and health professions students who complete their clinical rotations in rural and medically underserved communities in Southern Arizona.

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SEAHEC Future Healthcare Leaders Students visit Grand Canyon University

SEAHEC Future Healthcare Leaders Students visit Grand Canyon University

On November 4th 2011, eighty- five students from the SEAHEC Health Career clubs from Douglas, Bisbee, Nogales, Rio Rico and Tucson high schools participated in the “Grand Canyon University 26th Annual Health Sciences and Nursing Day”. Over 1,000 students from all over the state attended. This day-long event included presentations on health-related topics, college admissions and display booths from many healthcare associations, HOSA,

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SEAHEC Launches Pilot Project Healthy Farms

Healthy Farms Graduates

Arizona Farmers Earn Healthy Farms Recognition

Posted on September 21, 2011 by fillyourplate

 Curry Farms

Bill Neubauer, Co-Chair of the U.S.-Mexico Commission’s Health Services Committee, presents Ed Curry with the 2011 Healthy Farms Recognition for Curry Farms

Two Arizona farms were recently recognized for being “Healthy Farms” by the Arizona-Mexico Commission.

As of summer 2011, the Arizona-Mexico Commission has begun publically recognizing farms that meet high standards for health, safety, and sanitation and collaborate with a local Community Health Center to bring health outreach services and basic health education to workers.

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Med-Start students get hands-on emergency training at Tubac event

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Med-Start students get hands-on emergency training at Tubac event

Published Friday, June 24, 2011 10:38 AM CDT


Benny Martinez from Tubac shows a student how to use a fire extinguisher. Photos/Suzanne David

Students in the University of Arizona’s Med-Start program students attended a “trauma day” program hosted by the Tubac Fire Department at station No. 3 on June 17.

During the program, the 36 students rotated through a series of stations set up by members of the Tubac, Rio Rico and Green Valley fire departments that included ambulance operations, using a fire extinguisher, using extrication tools, fire engine operations, venomous snake information, and helicopter operations (LifeNet).

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