SOAR Update

From hearing lectures to even watching anopen heart surgery, Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) is working with its partners to address the ongoing nationwide nursing crisis with the creation of the Appalachian Nursing Academy.The academy brought 17 students from across Kentucky’s Appalachian counties into Pikeville last week for a two-week summer program aimed at mentoring, teaching, and exploring the local nursing field. Tomorrow a ceremony will take place to celebrate the students’ accomplishments, sending them home with certificates of completion, prizes, and scholarships to be used in the continuance of their educations.

Source: MG News

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