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Englewood Hospital Hosts Day of Learning and Fun for Bergen County Elementary School

-Medical Staff Teaches 4th Graders about “The Systems of the Body”-

(Pictured L to R) –Englewood Hospital and Medical Center’s School of Radiography Students David Crincoli and Nicholas Wei educated fourth graders from the Hoover School in Bergenfield about the skeletal system and the importance of maintaining bone health.

(Englewood, NJ, April 22, 2013) –Englewood Hospital and Medical Center recently hosted an interactive learning program called “The Systems of the Body” for fourth graders from Hoover Elementary School in Bergenfield.

Guest speakers from Englewood Hospital’s medical staff educated the class about the body’s skeletal, immune, digestive, circulatory, muscular and nervous systems. Students learned about the importance of keeping each system of the body in full working order, whether it meant consuming calcium to strengthen bones or washing hands to help fight germs.

Speakers used props to help illustrate complex ideas and points, offering students a visually exciting learning experience. The class also had the opportunity to ask questions throughout the presentations. Afterwards, students enjoyed a healthy snack before heading back to school.

 
About Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
 
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center provides the highest level of compassionate, patient care and safety through a broad range of advanced clinical programs, treatments and diagnostic services. It is renowned for its bloodless medicine and surgery program, cardiac and vascular programs and its leadership in breast care, oncology and joint replacement services. Through its affiliation with the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the Mount Sinai Consortium for Graduate Medical Education, this acute-care and community teaching hospital trains medical residents in many disciplines, including internal medicine, critical care medicine, surgery, pediatrics, podiatry, and pathology.   Additionally, many members of Englewood Hospital’s medical staff serve as faculty at Mount Sinai. Englewood Hospital has earned numerous accreditations from the Joint Commission and other organizations and is among the four percent of hospitals nationwide honored with the prestigious Magnet nursing award, a distinction that has been earned three times by its nursing staff.