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WCU Nursing Students to Conduct Vision Screenings

From September 27 – October 18, William Carey University’s level two nursing students taking pediatric nursing classes under Felicia Browning, instructor of nursing, will conduct vision screenings for nearly 500 children at six local elementary schools. Sonia Laster, a nurse for the Hattiesburg Public School District, trained the nursing students on September 25. The participating elementary schools are Grace Christian Elementary, Hawkins Elementary, Lillie Burney Elementary, Rowan Elementary, Thames Elementary, and Woodley Elementary.

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Pictured is senior nursing student (far left) Carly Johnson of Waveland, practicing giving a vision test on one of her classmates as (far right, left to right) Felicia Browning, instructor of nursing, and Sonia Laster, a nurse for the Hattiesburg Public School District, look on. Browning has arranged for her level two nursing students in her pediatric class to conduct vision screenings for nearly 500 children at six local elementary schools from September 27 – October 18.