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NWOSU nursing students prepare for important line of work: pediatrics


February 16, 2020

Junior nursing student Natalie Semmel checks the blood pressure of Kendal Collins.

A small number of various children of the Alva community visited Northwestern on Tuesday to receive short check-ups from the students in the nursing care of the family course, taught by Assistant Professor of Nursing Dr. Jennifer Mahieu.

"For our nursing students to be able to take care of sick children in the hospitals or clinics, they must know and understand the normal growth and development of all children of all age groups," Mahieu said. "So that's why we do our pediatric assessment day."

The students were able to practice performing assessments on the children, ranging from skin, ha...

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