Celebrate #GivingTuesday with LAUNCH Augusta!!
LAUNCH camp is provided to the public FREE of charge. We rely solely on monetary donations and fundraisers to cover camp costs, which on average is $49.92 per child. In partnership with PoPpin' STOP ,we are hosting a fundraiser paint party. Our fundraiser paint party will take place on February 24, 2018 4-7 pm. Stay tuned for more information on when the tickets will be available for purchase.
If you are unable to participate in our fundraiser paint party, consider donating. Even a small donation can make a BIG impact for LAUNCH students. For cash donations, follow this link ➡
Augusta's pharmacists are all about giving back! Meet Ryan, Pharmd. He will be joining us for our LAUNCH 2018 camp and will be helping our local students gain exposure to his career field.
💊💉Pharmacists play a key role on the healthcare team, and use their extensive knowledge to ensure individuals receive proper drug and therapeutic treatments for health issues. Pharmacists can be found in a variety of settings to include drug stores, private pharmacies, hospitals, long-term care facilities and even researching new medications for drug companies.
Meet one of our LAUNCH team members, Kimbly Walker, PharmD!
She is a local Pharmacist that is dedicated to giving back and exposing youth to her career field.
💉💊Pharmacists play a key role on the healthcare team, and use their extensive knowledge to ensure individuals receive proper drug and therapeutic treatments for health issues. Pharmacists can be found in a variety of settings to include drug stores, private pharmacies, hospitals, long-term care facilities and even researching new medications for drug companies.
Nurse practitioners are advanced registered nurses educated and trained to provide health promotion and maintenance through the diagnosis and treatment of acute illness and chronic condition.
Dr. Nina is a board certified diagnostic radiologist, sub-specializing in women's imaging.
Diagnostic radiologists are key figures in medical imaging and patient care. A diagnostic radiologist diagnoses diseases using x-rays, ultrasound, radionuclides and electromagnetic radiation. Diagnostic radiologists may also obtain subspecialty certification in different areas.
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Allied health professionals have a critical role in our health care system and provide comprehensive, patient-centered care to millions. Allied health professionals comprise nearly 60 percent of the health care workforce. More than 200 careers fall under the umbrella of Allied Health Professionals. Some of those careers are: physical and , occupational therapists, emergency medical personnel (EMT and paramedics), audiologists and speech-language pathologists, nutritionists and dietitians, fitness trainers and exercise physiologists, health information technologists, health educators, and counselors.
Radiology technicians produce x-rays of the patient for diagnostic purposes. Radiology technicians prepare the patients for the x-rays, operate the equipment, keep patient records, and may even adjust and maintain the machines.
We prepare for our camp year-round, so we are in the process of recruiting healthcare professionals that will volunteer with us. If you are a healthcare professional that is interested in volunteering with us please follow this link https://goo.gl/forms/J7QoX5uPCTyqpDwr2
We are expanding our camp to include elementary school students. Stay tuned for more information on how you can get your elementary school aged child involved in LAUNCH.
A respiratory therapist is a specialized healthcare professional trained in pulmonary medicine in order to work therapeutically with people suffering from pulmonary disease.