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Southern West Virginia Junior Nursing Academy offers eighth-graders true hospital experience

This summer, eighth-grade students with an interest in the nursing profession will have a chance to spend time working alongside real nurses in real hospital environments during the three-day Southern West Virginia Junior Nursing Academy, June 19-21.

Students in the academy will attend classes on WVU Tech’s campus in Beckley, take skill labs with Bluefield State College professors at the Erma Byrd Higher Education Center, participate in a simulated operating room experience at Raleigh General Hospital and engage in a simulated emergency trauma experience at Appalachian Regional Hospital.

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