Beyond the Band Aids and Bug Bites: The Real Essence of Camp Nursing


About the Course:
Nursing is a profession that offers great diversity in career options. However, most nurses are unaware that there is a potential to use their nursing skills in natural outdoor settings like camp. Nurses have unique education and training to serve as comprehensive care providers – a key to successfully operating in a camp setting. This session will outline the nursing expertise and skills necessary for camp, the mechanisms of camp operations, and resources for growth and mastery of the camp nurse role. 

Learning Outcomes
After completing this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • List two benefits of the camp nursing role.
  • Identify the complexities of the camp nurse role.
  • Identify important training and preparation for the camp health environment.

About the Presenter
Tracey Gaslin PhD, CPNP, FNP-BC, CRNI, RN-BC. Dr. Gaslin treats patients with bleeding disorders and is the executive director of the Association of Camp Nursing, a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, and a volunteer for the American Camp Association. Her camp background is in special needs camping.  She publishes most of her work in the areas of camp nursing, service leadership, and health service needs in communities.  She serves as a consultant for camps across the US and Canada assisting them with their health services programs.

Resolution of Conflict of Interest
Colibri Healthcare, LLC implemented mechanisms prior to the planning and implementation of the continuing education activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content of the course activity.

Sponsorship/Commercial Support and Non-Endorsement
It is the policy of Colibri Healthcare, LLC not to accept commercial support. Furthermore, commercial interests are prohibited from distributing or providing access to this activity to learners.

The information provided in this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.

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Course ID: 63980