Learn About Healthcare Career Options at Free Event

FREEPORT, ILLINOIS — Explore the many career opportunities related to healthcare at FHN’s free Healthcare Career and College Fair Oct. 2.

The event’s Exhibition Hall, with representatives from area colleges and universities available to discuss their programs and curriculum, will be open from 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2 on the lower level of FHN Memorial Hospital, 1045 W. Stephenson Street in Freeport.

Throughout the day, healthcare subject matter experts will be on hand to discuss the variety of healthcare career options, including:

  • Nursing
  • Physical and Occupational Therapy
  • Imaging
  • Laboratory
  • Pharmacy
  • Behavioral Health
  • Respiratory Care
  • Healthcare Information Technology
  • Medial Assistant
  • Speech Language Pathology
  • Surgical Tech/Sterile Processing

Additionally, representatives from University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh will be present to answer questions about the partnership to offer a new Accelerated Online Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program. This innovative option allows individuals who have already completed a bachelor’s degree to earn a BSN in 12 months.

This free event is designed for high school and college students as well as community members interested in a healthcare career. No registration is necessary.

For more information on the FHN Healthcare Career and College Fair, call 815-599-6706 or visit www.fhn.org.

FHN, a not-for-profit organization with nearly 1,400 employees, is an award-winning regional healthcare system committed to the health and well-being of the people of northwest Illinois and southern Wisconsin. FHN Memorial Hospital has been recognized as one of the state’s top hospitals for safety by the Leapfrog group and Healthgrades as well as by the world’s largest, completely independent, non-profit product- and service-testing organization. FHN caregivers serve an average of 1,500 people each day across FHN’s 19 locations in 5 counties spanning northwest Illinois. Organized in 1995 as an integrated healthcare delivery system, FHN is comprised of FHN Memorial Hospital, the Leonard C. Ferguson Cancer Center at FHN Memorial Hospital, 13 family healthcare centers offering primary and specialty medical care, hospice, and outpatient mental health services. For more information about FHN, please visit www.fhn.org.

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