Nursing

Learn professional nursing techniques for delivering compassionate care to others.

Registration is open to campers from 14 to 18 years old who have just completed or are entering into grades 9–12.

Learn fundamental skills at Nursing Camp, where you’ll practice nursing techniques that emphasize Christian values. Daily activities include practical instruction in nursing procedures for patient care, as well as practice in medical processes such as taking vital signs, administering medication, and more. You’ll also receive hands-on training in patient care, first aid, and CPR in the fully equipped nursing lab, where you can explore the sciences and study topics such as bacteria and blood typing.

Camp Dates

July 4–8

Registration closes Wednesday, June 29, at 8 a.m.

Nursing

Learn professional technique.

Nursing

Learn professional technique.

Nursing

Learn professional technique.

Nursing

Learn professional technique.

What to Expect

At Nursing Camp, you learn from Pensacola Christian College faculty, who are registered nurses and hold advanced degrees. Building from a Christian foundation, your instructors give you practical tips for preparing to study nursing in college which will greatly benefit you as you consider a career in nursing

Find out what makes Pensacola Christian College’s nursing program unique.

See how to perform technical skills for assessment and patient care.

Learn the importance of exercising Christian values while attending to the physical needs of others.

Discover how you can “make a difference” in the lives of others through nursing.

However you spend your free time, you’ll be spending it with your newfound friends. You can explore the Sports Center—climb the rock wall, bowl with friends, cool off in the ice-skating rink, or make a splash at the water park. You can grab a smoothie at the Common Grounds Café and just hang out. Each day, daily challenges will be a time to come together and grow spiritually.

What You’ll Need

Participants may bring their own stethoscope or order one for $15 by contacting us at least two weeks before camp.

Camp Director

Miss Heather Hartkopf

Miss Heather Hartkopf

Miss Hartkopf is the chair of the nursing department at PCC. Since joining the nursing faculty in 2011, she has taught a variety of nursing classes including Foundations of Professional Nursing, Beginning Medical-Surgical Nursing, Physical Assessment, and Pathophysiology. She also provided hands-on clinical instruction in medical-surgical, psychiatric, and critical settings at local hospitals. In her current role as chair, she oversees the nursing program curriculum and provides support to students and faculty.

Outside of education, Miss Hartkopf enjoys using nursing as a ministry. Traveling on medical missions trips and serving as a camp nurse have given her many stories of how God can use nursing to reach people for Christ. As she shares her experiences, she desires to inspire her students to become the excellent nurses God has called them to be.

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