Aspiring Nurses and Respiratory Care* Camp: June 21-22, 2023

Aspiring Nurses and Respiratory Care Camp is offered to high school Juniors and Seniors for the 2023-2024 school year. The camp provides a learning opportunity for students interested in a career in nursing and/or respiratory care.

In this 2-day camp students will have the opportunity to learn about nursing and respiratory therapy through hands on experiences with current professionals in the field. Some skills may include: examination of the lungs, intubation care, patient confidentiality, assessment, lung diseases, lab and ABG draws, infection control, surgery prep, obstetrical care and baby care.

Camp attendees will also have the opportunity to meet ACONHP faculty and to hear more about their nursing and respiratory care experiences. A tour of campus, overnight stay in the residence hall and information sessions on admissions, early admission option for nursing and honors program will also be a part of the experience.

*The UNA Respiratory Care Program is pending approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care.


Camp fee of $501 includes overnight accommodations in the residence hall, a t-shirt, breakfast on day 2 of camp and lunches and snacks both days.

Students are asked to bring money for dinner the first night as students and chaperones will walk a few blocks to some great downtown dining. Some of the restaurants may include: Ricatoni’s, Rosie’s, 306 BBQ, Yumm Thai and Pie Factory. The cost will vary depending on your order, but plan for a minimum of $15-$20.

1 No Refunds will be given. Please check your schedule carefully before registering


Students are encouraged to wear a T-Shirt representing their high school for day 1. All participants will receive a UNA Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions t-shirt to wear day 2. Scrubs or khaki pants are preferred as professional attire. Modest casual clothing is recommended for dinner in downtown Florence.


Participants are encouraged to be actively engaged in the camp. We will request phones be put away except during breaks. All COVID safety guidelines of the University and City of Florence will be followed during camp. During the registration process each participant will need to provide information for an emergency contact available in case of illness. This should be someone that is available the entire time of camp as any participant showing signs and symptoms of illness will need to have a plan to be able to leave campus immediately.