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CFCC Nursing Students Team with Vigilant Hope to Offer Health Screenings

Health screeningsWilmington, NC – On Dec. 4, 2021, Cape Fear Community College Associate Degree Nursing students will provide basic health assessments for free at Vigilant Hope from 8 to 11 a.m.

The nursing students’ assessments will focus on vital signs, heart and lung sounds, blood glucose checks, and getting uninsured follow-up care.

“Our objective is to provide basic wellness, education, and assessments to the community,” said CFCC nursing student Isaiah Norton, who spearheaded this initiative. “We are excited for the opportunity to not only improve our nursing skills but also to get involved in the community and make a difference in someone’s life.”

The assessments will take place at Vigilant Hope at 1626 Lake Branch Drive in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Vigilant Hope is a modern missions organization that exists to educate, equip and empower others through outreach and educational programs.

For more information about the Associate Degree Nursing program at CFCC, visit cfcc.edu/adn .

About Cape Fear Community College

For over 60 years, Cape Fear Community College has served the citizens of New Hanover and Pender Counties with accessible, high-quality education, workforce training opportunities, and specialized services and support. With more than 20,000 students annually, Cape Fear Community College is the fifth largest community college in North Carolina and a significant economic development partner in Southeastern NC. The college has four locations: Wilmington, Castle Hayne, Burgaw, and Surf City.

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