RN to BSN Faculty Members Organize Health Fair
|Date: Monday, April 22nd, 2013||Return|
RN to BSN faculty members organized a health fair which took place at the UPS center in Bowling Green on March 19th. Nineteen students enrolled in WKU's on-line RN to BSN program participated in the health fair. Forty-three employees visited various health promotion displays including high blood pressure, sun safety, diabetes, healthy back, health maintenance (hand washing and immunizations), and prostate cancer. This served as a student engagement activity for the students’ public health course. Faculty and staff that accompanied the students were Tonya Bragg-Underwood, Lori Jaggers, Kathleen Riley, Michelle Tedder, and Cathy Abell.
The WKU Institute for Rural Health (IRH) in the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) received a $50,000 grant from the Good Samaritan Foundation Inc., a ministry of the Kentucky Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church.
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