High School Students Encouraged to Consider Career in Nursing

Twenty high school students were eager to practice making hospital beds occupied by a patient after watching instructor, Ann James, MSN, RN, and nursing student, Rachel Benson, demonstrate the proper technique in the Kent State University College of Nursing skills lab.

The students, who are enrolled in Kent State University’s summer 2017 Upward Bound Program, were completing their second week of classes at the College of Nursing. The Upward Bound program “seeks to increase educational opportunities and diminish barriers for first-generation, low-income students and families through comprehensive services in targeted school districts."

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