On Monday, July 20, 2009, the College of Nursing – Riyadh in King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences hosted the 16th girl’s summer camp. The College offered many segments and workshops which won the approval of the students. The visit achieved many educational and academic objectives including explaining the profession of nursing to the girls and giving a brief on how to apply to the College of Nursing.
The day’s program included an opening speech to welcome the members of the girl’s summer camp. Noura Bakeer, an intern in CON, gave a brief introduction about the College of Nursing and the nursing profession. Furthermore, Ms. Abeer Al-Ayaf, the head of Admission and Registration in the College of Nursing, talked about the unified electronic admission committees.
Afterwards, students attended several workshops on first aid, breast cancer and how to perform self-examinations. Furthermore, they provided information about Swine Flu (H1N1), its symptoms and prevention.
The program was concluded by a cultural program entitled “Know Your Personality” presented by Ms. Fatima Jokub in which many guests learned more about their personality through an innovative method used to analyze personalities.
Several of the guest students from the camp expressed their gratitude to the College of Nursing for their welcome and all the cultural, scientific and entertaining segments offered. Learning a lot from this experience, one of the students promised that she will join them soon. Finally, Mrs. Nourah Al-Otaibi, the director of the summer camp, expressed her happiness and gratitude for the College and thanked the dean of College of Nursing Dr. Haya Fawzaan and all members of the team for their efforts to make this event a success.