Hospital

Come inside to discover "History," fun "Job Play" activities, the "Work Zone," and watch "Real People" at work.  

Interviews are from Palmetto Health Richland in Columbia, SC.

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Dietitian | Kids Work!
Dietitian | Kids Work!

Video

What is a Dietitian? Dietitians apply the science of nutrition to plan meals for patients. They help prevent and treat illnesses by promoting healthy eating habits, evaluating clients' diets and...
Inside a Hospital  | Kids Work!
Inside a Hospital | Kids Work!

Interactive

Students will connect schoolwork with real work as they explore a virtual representation of a hospital with specific work areas labeled and defined. There are many areas in a hospital. Some areas are...
Kids Work! - Teacher Resources
Kids Work! - Teacher Resources

Document

Kids Work! is a virtual community of workplaces designed to give students an interactive job exploration experience that connects school work to real work. South Carolina Standards Sub-series...
Medical Lab Technician | Kids Work!
Medical Lab Technician | Kids Work!

Interactive

Students will play the role of the medical lab technician to understand the parts of a cell and begin to understand the difference between the bacteria and viruses that may cause disease. This...
Medical Lab Technician | Kids Work!
Medical Lab Technician | Kids Work!

Video

What is a Medical Lab Technician? Clinical laboratory technologists perform testing that is crucial to detecting and diagnosing diseases. They examine and analyze body fluids, tissues and cells and...
Neonatal Nurse | Kids Work!
Neonatal Nurse | Kids Work!

Video

What is a Neonatal Nurse? Neonatal nursing is a specialty in the health care profession where nurses provide direct patient care to high-risk newborn babies. They access the patients' health problems...
Palmetto Health Richland | Kids Work!
Palmetto Health Richland | Kids Work!

Photo

Palmetto Health Richland, one of the largest and most progressive hospitals in the Southeast, was originally founded in 1892 as Columbia Hospital and has a history rich in service to the community. As...
Pharmacist | Kids Work!
Pharmacist | Kids Work!

Interactive

Students will play the role of the pharmacist to understand the importance of math skills in correctly dispensing prescription drugs to patients.
Pharmacist | Kids Work!
Pharmacist | Kids Work!

Video

What is a Pharmacist? Pharmacists mix, measure and dispense drugs prescribed by doctors. They advise the medical team and provide information to the patients about their medications. Pharmacists...
Physical Therapist  | Kids Work!
Physical Therapist | Kids Work!

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What is a Physical Therapist? Physical therapists treat patients who are disabled due to surgery, injury or disease. They create rehabilitative programs for the patients to help improve mobility...