Register now: St. Joseph’s Hospital to host free Junior Nursing Program for rising juniors and seniors

BUCKHANNON – WVU Medicine St. Joseph’s Hospital is now accepting applications for their Junior Nursing Program to be held later this summer.

A free, two-day Junior Nursing Program will be hosted at WVU Medicine St. Joseph’s Hospital August 1-2 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This learning opportunity is open to rising 11th and 12th graders across West Virginia. These courses are designed to include hands-on instruction as students gain experience in all aspects of the nursing field.

Course topics include acute care, critical care, exposure to Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) tasks, outpatient care, perioperative services, cardiopulmonary services, obstetrics (OB), and basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) practices. Instructors will be current WVU Medicine St. Joseph’s Hospital nursing staff.

Students will be provided a scrub top to wear throughout the program. At its conclusion, each junior nursing student will receive a certificate of completion and take home their very-own scrub top.

Interested students are encouraged to reach out to the WVU Medicine St. Joseph’s Hospital Human Resources Department with a message of interest and their contact information in an email to to begin the registration process.

Any rising junior or senior student who wishes to attend will be required to fill out an application, attend HIPAA training and complete STJ new employee forms and/or education. Parental permission is required if the student is under 18 years of age.

Applications are accepted on a first come, first serve basis. The deadline to register is Tuesday, July 18. There is limited seating of twelve students to ensure adequate, one-on-one instruction so register today!

Students can visit WVU Medicine St. Joseph’s Hospital at 1 Amalia Drive in Buckhannon.

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