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Student Spotlights

Cami Chamberlain: Nursing

Cami participated in practicum by taking NURS 292.

What type of projects did you work on as part of your Experiential Learning course?

We worked on projects where we learned about patient's diseases and asking them questions about their mental health.

What day to day tasks were part of this experience?

Caring for older patients, passing medications, administering insulin, moving patients in bed, using lifts to get patients out of bed, and online simulations of patients brought into a care setting.

What did you learn unexpectedly? 

I learned how to do a blood draw which was unexpected to me but a great experience!

How has this experience influenced your career goals? 

It made me excited to work with patients on a daily basis.

What types of new opportunities are now available because of the experience?

I have a reference for applications, and I can perform skills I couldn't before.