Holy Cross Hospital Hosts 15th Annual “Day in the Life of a Nurse”

Annual career day invites students to shadow medical professionals in multiple health care professions

12th Grade Cardinal Gibbons girls- Kayla Cassie, Aniyah Jones, Natalia Girault and Nurse Romaine Clarke.




By Ashley Kozich

    FORT LAUDERDALE FL — High school students from Saint Thomas Aquinas and Cardinal Gibbons in

High school student Benjamin Carsello..

Fort Lauderdale recently participated in Holy Cross Hospital’s 15th annual “Day in

Dr. Carlos Miranda, St Thomas Aquinas 11th grade girls Zoe Meltz, Chiara Motta, Natalie Clark.

the Life of a Nurse” sponsored by

Dr. Shelia Kasel adn 11th grade Cardinal Gibbons student Kayleisha Adrien.

the Nursing Consortium of South Florida. The event offered participants an overview of nursing, career pathways and progression, educational opportunities, hospital tours, nurse shadowing, and a skills fair.

“Career days like a Day in the Life of a Nurse provide priceless opportunities to introduce students to the possibilities that the medical field has to offer,” said Elyce Bishop, Clinical Education and Nurse Residency Coordinator at Holy Cross Hospital.

While participating in the full-day program at Holy Cross, students shadowed healthcare professionals in various areas of the hospital and toured key hospital departments, including the Emergency Room, Simulation Room, Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit, and the maternity ward. Students also gained hands-on experience with a “SimMan 3G,” a life-size human model that creates training environments with realistic outcomes, learned how to perform CPR, perform newborn care, operate patient lifts, and examine various equipment that is used to treat and care for patients.


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