Summer Nurse Camp
Thank you for your interest in Summer Nurse Camp
Camp for Summer 2013 is currently at capacity.
Please check back with us in March 2014 for information about Summer Camp 2014
Pathways to Nursing Summer Nurse Camp is for high school students (currently in grades 9 - 11 for the 2012-2013 academic year) who are interested in a nursing career. Not only will you experience campus life at NKU, but you will also tour and observe many of the hospital units at St. Elizabeth Healthcare, Edgewood.
The first two days of camp will be spent at Northern Kentucky Univerisity learning about:
- Basic nursing skills
- Working with the electronic patients in the simulation laboratory
- Roles and responsbilities of the nurse in various settings
- Life as an NKU student in the College of Health Professions
Day three and four will be spend at St. Elizabeth, Edgewood shadowing nurses, physicians, and other healthcare providers in various areas such as:
- Emergency room
- Labor and Delivery
- Intensive Care
Pathways to Nursing Summer Nurse Camp is presented by Northern Kentucky University and St. Elizabeth Healthcare. This endeavor is funded by a University/Community Partnership Grant from Northern Kentucky University and Medtronic Corporation. The purpose of this activity is to expose high school students to the many career opportunities in the field of nursing and encourage them to pursue such a career.