Nursing students host health fair at TRU

Third year Registered Nursing students will be back in Williams Lake this month to host an information health fair for the community.

Third year Registered Nursing students who started their training at TRU in Williams Lake and are finishing their degrees at the Kamloops campus will be back in Williams Lake this month to host an information health fair for the community.

The event takes place at the Williams Lake and District Credit Union Community Health Centre located at the Williams Lake TRU campus on Monday, March 23 from noon to 6 p.m.

The nursing students, Crystal Bremner, Stacey Renyard, Kelly-Anne O’Neill, Meresa Wejr, and Cherise Beaman, will share information on why the health centre is needed in Williams Lake; the role of the Nurse Practitioner; diabetes awareness; hypertension awareness; and adult and family nutritional and exercise information.

They will also share information about childhood obesity and its health complications for children, as well as information on child nutritional education, fun activities for children and nutritional snacks for children.