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Meet Austin Peay State University nursing student Oliver Smith, Nightingale award winner

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – “Overwhelmingly you just hear about Austin Peay State University’s nursing program. In high school, it’s all I heard – APSU has a good nursing program. It’s the best public nursing program you can get in Tennessee,” said Oliver Smith.

Austin Peay State University nursing student Oliver Smith. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University nursing student Oliver Smith. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University School of Nursing hosts drive-thru pinning ceremony

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) campus has remained quiet for the last two months, with the school going fully online in response to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, but on Thursday afternoon, May 7th, 2020, the sounds of cheers, honking horns and pop music echoed out of the McCord Parking Lot.

Austin Peay State University Nursing faculty congratulate graduates. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Nursing faculty congratulate graduates. (APSU)

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National Nurses Week boosts skills at Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital

 

Written by David E. Gillespie
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – While Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) celebrated National Nurses Week, the nurses themselves demonstrated their relentless commitment to the profession, using the week to train and hone their skills in providing quality and compassionate care to patients.

National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6th and ends May 12th, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, who is considered the founder of modern nursing. For many hospitals, the week’s focus is on recognizing nurses for their invaluable work and giving a well-deserved pat on the back.

Whitney Sutton, a licensed practical nurse, checks a patient's vitals at Byrd Family Medical Home. (David E. Gillespie/BACH)

Whitney Sutton, a licensed practical nurse, checks a patient’s vitals at Byrd Family Medical Home. (David E. Gillespie/BACH)

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