UTPA's Nursing Program Provide Generosity To The Local Community

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POSTED: Saturday, August 18, 2012 - 11:59am

UPDATED: Saturday, August 18, 2012 - 12:01pm

EDINBURG - These Families probably go without visiting their doctor if they're not feeling well or skip a routine medical checkup because of Economic circumstances or other reasons. But on this day, they are seeking out health care services from people in the medical field at no cost to them during an event dubbed "operation lonestar". The community outreach project which took place across the valley including P.S.J.A.  High School also has the help of UTPA students in the bachelors of Science in Nursing Program to address the needs of area residents. Nursing program to address the needs of area residents. Nursing specialist Orelia Herreraerdem teaches nursing at UT PAN AM. she says her seniors volunteered not only to serve the public but to gain valuable experience that will prepare them for the workforce.

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