Connecting Students to Careers, Professionals to Communities, and Communities to Better Health

The Pulse will be back in 2019!!! 


June 10-13, 2019


The Pulse 2018 was a Huge Success!!! Thank you to all contributing partners, educators, administrators, and healtcare professionals. 



​Enjoy some of the highlights of The Pulse:



























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THE PULSE IS FOR STUDENTS FROM THE FOLLOWING HIGH SCHOOLS IN ST. CROIX COUNTY; HUDSON, NEW RICHMOND, RIVER FALLS, SOMMERSET, AND ST. CROIX CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOLS THAT ARE INTERESTED IN A HEALTHCARE CAREER!!!!



SUMMER IS SHORT, SPEND IT WISELY!


The Pulse is a 4-day, healthcare exploration experience  that provides opportunities for high school students to experience first-hand the challenges, opportunities and rewards of health professions. The hands-on activities are facilitated by instructors and health care professionals. 


During the Pulse you will:

  • Engage with Professionals from Healthcare and Medical Industry
  • Go behind the scenes at hospitals, clinics, and other health services facilities
  • Experience and Explore an array of Healthcare Careers directly from the professionals themselves
  • Observe up-close the College and University Programs that will get you the career you want!


The Pulse 2018 toured and visited the following places:

  •  University of Minnesota School of Pharmacy
  •  University of Minnesota School of Surgery
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College
  • Medtronics
  • St. Croix Therapy
  • O'Connell Funeral Home
  • Westfields Hospital 
  • Presbyterian Homes
  • Catalyst Sports Medicine
  • Western Wisconsin Health 
  • Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare


A limited number of students are selected to attend camp based on the information provided in their applications. The Pulse participants are required to pay a confirmation fee of $75, which is due upon acceptance to camp. The confirmation fee is nonrefundable. Financial assistance available if needed. NWAHEC Staff and chaperones are present on site at all times.


Transportation is provided throughout The Pulse. 




APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED IN SPRING 2019

 


HOW TO APPLY-

The Pulse uses an online application that must be completed in its entirety. There are links below to both the online application and the PDF version of the application.

Online forms are available here:

2018 Pulse Application- On-line 

2018 Pulse Application- PDF format 

* PDF forms should be emailed to bgingras@nwwisconsinahec.org when completed

Frequently Asked Questions


If preferred, all forms and applications can be mailed to:


Brad Gingras

attn: The Pulse

38568 Hanninen Road

Marengo, WI 54855

bgingras@nwwisconsinahec.org

 

If you have Pulse related questions please contact Brad Gingras at 715-413-1573 or by email at bgingras@nwwisconsinahec.org.