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Inova Trauma Externship Program



Inova Trauma Externship Program
Inova Trauma Externship Program is designed for college students who are studying medicine and pursuing careers in trauma care. Students who are interested in healthcare and careers in medicine, nursing and other healthcare professions may apply.

The program gives students a real-life view into what happens in trauma care. This is an unpaid externship that lasts two weeks. During this time, externs will observe professionals at work in trauma care and gain an in-depth view into a career as a trauma care service provider. Healthcare students will find this externship an enriching experience as they join trauma surgeons on their daily rounds, assess patients and provide emergency resuscitation and surgical procedures.

Externs will gain valuable career experience by working directly with trauma surgeons, trauma nurses, social workers, physical therapists and other healthcare providers in taking care of trauma patients. They will also work with the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department to observe their role in responding to emergency calls and providing trauma care.

Why not apply for an externship and internship?

The externship is offered by the Inova Trauma Center in Falls Church, Virginia. The facility is the only Level 1 Trauma Center in Northern Virginia designated by the State of Virginia.

The location is usually in VIRGINIA.

For more details, visit www.inova.org/clinical-education-and-research/education/education-for-students/trauma-externship/index.jsp

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