Dr. Carol Hunter said many students are not aware of the importance of public health, but these kinds of opportunities bring public health nursing to the forefront.
Instructors utilize real world situations in training so these future nurses can be better prepared for conditions they may one day encounter.
When most people think of nurses, they picture them in clinical settings like a hospital or doctor’s office. But, nurses also play a vital role in community health as well.
Working with the Peruvian nonprofit organization CerviCusco, a small group of Augusta University nursing students successfully completed several medical campaigns to administer Gardasil — the HPV vaccination — to local Peruvian residents. Overcoming...