From August 14-17, Salus University welcomed its largest class to date during its annual Orientation Week. Orientation marks a special time for the incoming students as they begin their educational journeys to become professional healthcare providers and as they orient themselves both on and off campus.
For the first time, Salus hosted its White Coat Ceremony at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. As the venue is also used for Spring Commencement, the stage in the Center’s Verizon Hall now marks two monumental celebrations for Salus students – the transition from student to healthcare provider and the transition to a practicing professional.
In light of a new academic year, President Mittelman would like to take the time to welcome the University’s newest group of students.
“Wow look at that,” exclaims a student as Dr. Maria Armandi, instructor in the University’s Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO), shows the gathering class of Clinical Skills 4 students a photo of glass stuck in her son’s eye. The real-life example helps visually reinforce one of the topics the class is covering that day – foreign body removal.
The workshop was developed to provide initial exposure to the pediatric patient population for the PA students prior to the start of their clinical rotations in September.