Thursday, January 19, 2012

Innovative Program Run By Nurses Assist Troubled Teens Graduate High School

Yesterday, Kim Vallez, of local FOX affialiate KASA, detailed a program being conducted at the University of New Mexico Hospital to address low graduation rates among teenagers in high schools in the surrounding area. The program, "Nursing Diversity Pipeline", teaches teenagers from low graduation rate areas the basics of health care including CPR and first aid, as well as educating them about all the different professions that help a hospital run. So far, the program has been rather successful with around 80% of participating teenagers completing the program and graduating high school.

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1 comment:

  1. Innovative program to help troubled teenagers. Thanks for sharing this informative post. Dealing with troubled youth need a specialized way and these specialized programs help teenagers to learn life skills and recover from teenage problems. These kind of programs need to be organized more often to help most of the troubled youth