About 120 Scouts attended an interactive career event Saturday at East Carolina University that zeroed in on nursing.
Sponsored by the ECU Beta Nu chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, the international honor society for nursing and the school's College of Nursing, Scout Out Nursing, held every other year at the nursing school on the West Campus off West Fifth Street, aimed to address the nation's predicted nursing shortage and offer a chance for Scouts to earn patches and badges.
Games, crafts, first aid primers and a chance to learn what the heart and lungs sound like were just a small part of the offerings as Scouts rotated every 20 minutes through rooms featuring surgery, military field operations, midwifery, history and other themes.
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