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Little Medical School

Redmond Community Center at Marymoor Village, 176th Avenue Northeast, Redmond, WA, USA

Grass Lawn Park, 7031 148th Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052, USA

Kelsey Creek Farm, 410 130th Pl SE, Bellevue, WA 98005, USA

Lodge at Beaver Lake, 25201 SE 24th St, Sammamish, WA 98075, USA

 

Little Medical School® brings medicine, science and the importance of health to children in an entertaining, exciting and fun way. Our programs aim to inspire children to aspire for careers in healthcare through demonstrations, crafts, and games, kids learn how the body and organs work, how to use instruments that real doctors use, and even tie knots like a real surgeon. Small classes are led by a trained Little Medical School® teacher to ensure individual attention. Each child receives a diploma as a graduate of Little Medical School® upon completion of the course. Course description below:

The Med School 4 Teen program (12-15 year old) Thinking about a career in medicine? Students will role-play the key responsibilities of a doctor and how to administer first aid in emergency situations. These future doctors will learn about lung disease, water safety, how to perform CPR and Heimlich Maneuver, the different elements that make up blood, the several layers of skin, digestion, kidneys, broken bones, hypothermia, how to use a stethoscope, snake bites, and discuss the steps to becoming a doctor. Each student will receive a diploma as a graduate of Med School 4 Teens upon completion of the course.

The Wilderness Medicine camp (4-15 years old) Conquer the great outdoors! Students will role-play emergency situations in the wild and learn how to prepare for natural disasters. These future emergency medics will learn about snake bites, hypothermia, tourniquets, poisonous plants, edible plants, distress signals, forest fires, tornadoes, storms, mosquito bites, and water safety. Each student will receive a diploma as a graduate of Wilderness Medicine School upon completion of the course.

Sports Med (8-12 years old) Come explore the exciting world of Sports Medicine! With your white coat and reflex hammer, learn how real doctors do an assessment for sports injuries. Learn to diagnosis and treat sprains, strains, joints, athletes foot, blisters. See what it’s like to be an orthopedic surgeon and perform Tommy John Surgery. Make a model of the hand and see how the tendons and ligaments work. Learn what can go wrong! As a graduate of Little Medical School you will have a better understanding of what it is like in the world of Sports Medicine! Take home a real reflex hammer, joint model, tendon model and Tommy John surgery activity for continued learning even after graduation! Each student will receive a diploma as a graduate of Sports Medicine School upon completion of the course.

Little Vet School (6-12 years old) Every dog needs a friend! Students will role-play the key responsibilities of a veterinarian and learn how to care for a dog. These future veterinarians will learn how to remove ticks, give immunizations, suture lacerations, read an x-ray, design their own veterinarian office, and explore dog digestion. Each student will receive a lab coat, plush dog and diploma as a graduate of Little Veterinarian School upon completion of the course along with supplies for each class.

Little Pediatrician School (6-12 years old) Be Your Baby’s First Doctor! Students will role-play the key responsibilities of a pediatrician and learn how to care for a baby. These future pediatricians will learn how to change a diaper, bathe, burp, swaddle, and bottle feed a baby, explore the different parts of the brain and spine, perform a physical exam, administer first aid, and discover the functions of the heart and lungs. Each student will receive a lab coat, plush baby and diploma as a graduate of Little Pediatrician School upon completion of the course.

Little Doctor School – Future Doctor Summer Camp (6-12 years old) Inspired learning today - healthy futures tomorrow! Students will role-play the key responsibilities of a doctor and learn about vital organs in the human body. These future doctors will practice suturing stitches and administering first aid; they will learn about the heart, lungs, bones, brain, spine, eyes, digestion, and how pharmacists play a role in prescribing medicine. Each student will receive a lab coat, stethoscope and diploma as a graduate of Little Doctor School upon completion of the course.

Little Vet School Cat Summer Camp (6-12 years old) Every cat needs a friend! Students will role-play the key responsibilities of a veterinarian and learn how to care for a cat. These future veterinarians will learn how to give a tip-to-tail exam, suture lacerations, give immunizations, discover the elements that make up a cat's blood, explore cat digestion, and understand cat body language. Each student will receive a lab coat, plush cat and diploma as a graduate of Little Veterinarian School upon completion of the course along with supplies for each class.

Little Nursing School Summer Camp (6-12 years old) Students will dress up and role- play as they explore the exciting world of nursing. Using interactive demonstrations, crafts and games, kids learn about shots and vaccinations, blood, broken bones, role of a surgical nurse and how to use instruments that real nurses use. Each child receives a penlight and diploma as a graduate of Little Nursing School upon completion of the course.

Little Nutrition School Summer Camp (6-12 years old) Students will have fun learning and role playing about topics like introduction to nutrition, Traffic Light foods, Switcheroo foods, and Global foods. Fly away with Asha and her friends as you explore the world of healthy Global foods and recipes. You get to keep your very own copy of “Asha’s Magical Ride” a children’s nutrition book written especially for Little Medical School students. diploma as a graduate of Little Nursing School upon completion of the course.

For ages 4-16

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