ADN Students at Canfield Fair
Faculty members and students from the nursing program at Kent State East Liverpool volunteered during the recent Canfield Fair by conducting free blood pressure screenings at a booth sponsored by the Ohio Nurses Association, District Three, in the fair’s Medical Building.
The volunteer effort was initiated and organized by Angela Douglass, RN, MSN, CNS, senior lecturer of nursing on the East Liverpool campus. The students are enrolled in the associate degree in nursing program.
Douglass noted that the East Liverpool students teamed up with nursing students from the Ashtabula Campus and conducted nearly 600 blood pressure screenings during their time at the fair.
“Health screenings and education are essential aspects of nursing, and this type of activity also gives students the opportunity to network with other healthcare professionals,” she said.
“Hypertension is the leading cause of death and disability in America and, together, we helped make a difference.”
Instructors Robin Mermer and Lisa King (Ashtabula Campus), also participated in the screenings at the fair. The student volunteers were Taylor Hardman, Danielle Hoyt, Morgan Cross, Jaclyn Gaines, Susan Nunzir, Robert Porter, Christine Mayer and Rebekah White.
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Photo Caption: Student nurses and faculty volunteering at the recent Canfield Fair from the Kent State East Liverpool Campus were (from left) Taylor Hardman, Instructor Robin Mermer, Senior Lecturer Angela Douglass, Danielle Hoyt, Morgan Cross, Robert Porter, Christine Moyer, Rebeckah White, Susan Nunzir and Jaclyn Gaines.