College gathering inspiring stories through social media about the impact nurses have on CanadiansEdmonton, AB
– May 7, 2012 – In honour of National Nurses
Week, CDI College is launching a new contest. From May 7-13, 2012,
entrants will be asked to submit a story through social media explaining
how nurses have made an impact on their lives. The contest is aimed at
illustrating all the good that nurses across Canada do on a daily basis.
“Nearly everyone has been impacted by the hard work and
dedication of a nurse at some point in their lives,” says Larry
Heinzlmeir, VP of Marketing for CDI College. “Whether it’s a personal
experience, a tale of a friend or family member, or a first-hand story
from a nurse themselves, we think National Nurses Week is a perfect time
for these stories to be shared.”
Entries will be voted on by CDI College’s Facebook fans
and the top three entries will receive $150, $50 and $25 VISA gift
cards respectively. The first prize winner will also have their story
shared in CDI College’s summer newsletter.
According to the
Government of Canada, there are approximately 75,000 licensed practical
nurses working in the country, and that number is sure to grow. As
practical nurses continue to be in high demand, CDI College’s Practical Nursing programs
provide students with the hands-on skills and knowledge they need to take on the challenges of the job.
College trains healthcare professionals across the country. Practical
nursing graduates have gone on to roles in hospitals, clinics, schools,
doctor’s offices and other settings, helping to keep Canada’s healthcare
system running smoothly.
To share a story during National Nurses Week, head to facebook.com/CDICollege
, or for more information about the Practical Nursing programs at CDI College, fill out the form to your right