USF Nursing students to volunteer at Speaking of Women’s Health Fair this Saturday, May 19
University of South Florida College of Nursing students will volunteer at the Speaking of Women’s Health Fair at the Tampa Convention Center on Saturday, May 19, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The event is part of the USF Health Service Corps interdisciplinary program, which allows students to participate in meaningful, rewarding and fun-health related community service activities.
Nine USF Nursing students, led by the College of Nursing Student Council (CNSC) Leader, Kionna Pitts, will take part in the meaningful event jointly with College of Medicine students. USF Nursing students volunteering at the event include: Christina Bennett, Sherley Dorvil, Diego Cerquera, Sylvester, Marisol Sylvester, Kaitlyn White, Danielle Steele, Donna Garcia Gonzalez, and Cristina Pandes.
Nursing Students Participate in the “Speaking of Women’s Health” Health Fair in 2011.
During the event, College of Nursing students will participate in clinical activities including blood pressure, blood sugar, and blood cholesterol screenings. Cassandra A. Vonnes, MS, ARNP-BC, FAHA, Instructor & Morton Plant Mease Team Coordinator at the USF College of Nursing, will be the clinical supervisor during screenings.
The event also coincides with National Women’s Health Week, a weeklong health observance organized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health, to bring together communities, businesses, government, and health organizations to promote women’s health.
Another similar event, The First Annual Women, Heal Thyself: Mind, Body, Spirit, Health Conference, will be held at the USF Marshall Center on Saturday, May 19, 2012 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The educational event is designed to provide attendees with health information, tools, and resources they need to take care of the whole “SELF.”
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