Go Red for Women at Chamberlain's Arlington campus

On Chamberlain College of Nursing campuses across the country, students, faculty and staff have banded together to raise awareness about heart disease, the #1 leading cause of death in the U.S.

As part of its American Heart Month activities, the Student Government Association at Chamberlain’s Miramar campus sold CandyGrams in support of the American Heart Association.

Chamberlain’s Arlington campus community participated in the Go Red for Women movement this month and will host a potluck lunch with heart healthy dishes this month.

In addition, 18 student volunteers offered blood pressure screenings in the community. Students took 154 blood pressure readings and gained invaluable experience, while helping raise awareness about heart disease, said Jennifer Drake, MSN, RN, CRRN, ONC, an instructor at the Arlington campus.

“It is so exciting to see our students being nurses,” Drake said. “Students told me their experience increased their confidence in communication and patient education.  Participants wanted us to come back and do more!”

 

 

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  1. Hey, I just wanted to say thanks for sharing the post! American Heart Month is a very important public health awareness month, especially given the number of people who are affected by cardiovascular disease in the United States. I certainly think that it is about time we start taking better care of our hearts, but it starts with more education and better awareness of how we can adapt more heart healthy habits in our everyday schedules.

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