Youth to explore field of nursing

Published 11:22 am Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Morgan Bunn of Sedley, seated from left, Courtney Vick of Boykins, Kristina Vann of Franklin and Jordan Burris of Ivor learn about a career in health care from the Paul D. Camp Community College Nursing Department during last yearÕs Nursing Career Academy, themed ÒAlice in Wonderland:Through the Looking Glass of Nursing.Ó The session was conducted by nursing students Yvonne Creech, standing from left, and nursing professors Lauren Gallagher, Anita Glymph, Ann Pinner and Carol Wright; head of nursing Dr. Candace Rogers and office services assistant Laveckia Swan. SUBMITTED

FRANKLIN—The Paul D. Camp Community College nursing staff will conduct a Nursing Career Academy for rising sixth- through eighth-graders from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, July 18, to Friday, July 22, at the Regional Development Workforce Center.

Held in conjunction with Kids College, the program will feature health care presenters, class discussions, demonstrations and hands-on interactive exercises.

“The class will allow students to learn about nursing careers as they handle simulated nursing situations,” said Kids College Director Teri Zurfluh. “Each student will complete CPR training and certification during this academy.”

The deadline to register is Friday, July 15. For more information, call 569-6700 or 569-6062; email Zurfluh at; or visit