Immerse yourself in many facets of medicine as you step into the shoes of a medical intern, rotating through fields such as cardiology, emergency medicine, and neurology on your daily rounds.
Explore the fundamentals of healthcare and perform hands-on activities relating to various medical specialties. Learn to diagnose illnesses and prescribe treatments while reviewing topics such as medical ethics and anatomy. Finally, apply your newly-learned medical skills in an EXPLO hospital simulation, in which you’ll experience making tough decisions under pressure. If you dream of going to medical school, solving the world’s medical mysteries, or discovering the next breakthrough in medicine, this class is for you.
Emergency Triage + Prioritization
Familiarize yourself with emergency medical skills and apply them to real-life scenarios, such as a simulated mass casualty incident. Learn how to quickly assess patients’ needs and assign priorities in a high-stress situation.
Practice basic stitches with real suturing kits, and consider the kinds of injuries where suturing would be most effective.
As an EXPLO doctor in residence, visit patient exam rooms to treat a variety of simulated illnesses. Apply problem-solving skills to work through the diagnostic process and ensure each patient gets the care they need.
Design a Trap
Investigate the field of cardiology and learn how the heart pumps blood through the body. Then, use an EXPLO-designed blood clot machine to design a trap that can successfully catch simulated blood clots as they travel through a blood vessel model.
Courses are just one part of your day at EXPLO. Electives, activities, evening events… We pack a ton into a single day — imagine what you can do in three weeks.
Choose from 20+ trip options each session.
Culture. Entertainment. Adventure.
Live, learn, and become lifelong friends with students from six continents.
Independence takes practice, and there are bumps along the way. (Don’t worry, mom. We’ve got this.)