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Nursing is a Junior Badge from the Girl Scouts of Central Indiana Council.

With help from Michigan Nurses Association website (http://www.minurses.org) and Nurse Leader magazine.

Six activities are required to earn this Badge.

Activities[]

  1. Learn about the history of nursing.
  2. Learn about the founder of nursing, Florence Nightingale.
  3. Talk to a nursing student to find out the requirements for becoming a nurse.
  4. Find out what nurses do and why they like what they do.
  5. Demonstrate how to use a stethoscope, blood pressure cuff, thermometer, ace bandage or dressing.
  6. Demonstrate how to take a pulse.
  7. Visit a hospital, clinic, surgery center, or other area where nurses work. Learn what a nurse does for his/her patients.
  8. Describe what it means to care for someone. Demonstrate a caring behavior at home or school for a week. Report what you did to your troop.
  9. Take a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation class.
  10. Volunteer at a health fair, health career fair, or “Nurses Celebration Saturday” Career Fair through Nursing 2000.
  11. Use a computer to learn about nursing. Go to http://www.discovernursing.com, http://www.nsna,org, or http://www.nursing2000inc.org.

See also[]

List of Council's Own Junior Badges

External Links[]

Girl Scouts of Central Indiana Junior Badges Nursing Badge

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