SOMC Encourages Students to Purse Nursing With Educational Camp

Southern Ohio Medical Center held a Nursing Camp May 17 for local high school sophomores. A group of 40 students from 15 different schools spent the day learning about the different levels of nursing education, nursing school and specialty areas of nursing such as surgical, maternity, cardiovascular, emergency and community nursing. Life Ambulance provided lunch. SOMC Cardiovascular Operating Room Nurse, Cindy Blair, RN, instructs Sarah Potts and T.J. Picklesimer of Portsmouth High School and Autumn Sowards (center) of East High School, how to staple a surgical wound with foam egg crates.