Nursing Camp: The Evolving Role of the Nurse in Today's Healthcare Delivery
July 10–14, 2017

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Thinking about a career in nursing?

George Mason University's School of Nursing will be conducting a nursing camp for rising high school sophomores and juniors. The camp will provide small group projects, and hands on simulation to introduce core concepts of nursing in health and healthcare delivery. Come and learn about the variety of careers and roles that nurses play in the health care field.

Topics include:

  • Basic nursing skills
  • Forensic nursing
  • Nurse as the researcher
  • Infection control
  • Simulation lab
  • The nurse's role in community settings
  • Health informatics–using big data for individual and public health

Cost: $275.  Does not include meals, which can be purchased on campus.

Time:  8:30 am–3:00 pm; Friday the camp will finish at 4 p.m. We invite the parents to tour the facilities and listen to the student presentations.

Ready to apply? 

Submit your application by May 8, 2017 including a short (250 words) essay on why you want to be a nurse. A science teacher or guidance counselor recommendation is required.

Individuals will be notified by email the week of May 15th.  Late applications will be considered only if space is available.