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BioWorksU

introduces students to life science careers. It is set in a virtual university and uses games, experiments, and simulations to show jobs at a range of locations -- a nurse's station, ambulance bay, diagnostic lab, pathology lab, radiology department, pharmacy, physical therapy room, dentist's office, and more. Watch videos of professionals describing what they do. Play the ambulance maze game. (IPIC, Department of Labor)

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Interesting Fact:

In 1500 B.C., the Egyptian pharmaceutical record known as the "Papyrus Ebers" was written. Though Egyptian medicine had been practiced since 2900 B.C., the "Papyrus Ebers" is the best known and most important record, which includes a collection of 800 prescriptions and 700 drugs. Pharmacy in ancient Egypt was performed by two or more gatherers and preparers of drugs called echelons.
Introductory video to the hospital careers portion of the site

Hospital careers

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