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Fleming Celebrates National Nursing Week with Instagram Live Series


Peterborough ON (May 6, 2022) – Each year National Nursing Week shines a light on the incredible work that nurses continue to do in communities across the globe. This year’s theme #WeAnwserTheCall highlights nurses’ many roles throughout patient care. To celebrate, we are hosting a series of Instagram Lives, providing an inside look into Fleming’s Practical Nursing Program.

Don’t miss these exciting events! Follow @flemingcollege on Instagram to be notified when we go live. 

Monday, May 9 at 4:00 p.m. This is the program for you

Ashley Newton, our Nursing Technologist, will talk about what makes our Practical Nursing program stand out and what a day in the life of a student looks like. Watch her live from the Fleming’s Practical Nursing Simulation Lab.

Tuesday, May 10 at 4:00 p.m. Learning spaces at Fleming

Ashley Newton, our Nursing Technologist joins us once again to give you a live tour of our lab space and showcase the hands-on learning tools and equipment. 

Wednesday, May 11 at 4:00 p.m. Dr. Michelle Acorn

Don’t miss our distinguished alumna Dr. Michelle Acorn, currently the Chief Nurse of the International Council of Nurses, as she shares her wealth of experience and her advice for those in the field. 

Thursday, May 12 at 3:00 p.m. What’s it like? What’s next? Insights from a Practical Nursing Grad

Hear from recent grad Devon Leahy about his experience in the program, what he’s doing now, advice to future students and more!

Friday, May 13 at 12:00 p.m. ­Insider tips from current students

Get the inside scoop from Upper Year student Jennifer Keay & First Year student Raven Wright about their experience in the program, what hands-on learning looks like and what program faculty will be teaching and mentoring you.

Fleming’s Practical Nursing diploma program will provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to care for individuals, families and groups across their lifespan. Visit https://flemingcollege.ca/programs/practical-nursing to learn more. 

Questions? Contact us: askus@flemingcollege.ca 

About Fleming CollegeFleming College respectfully acknowledges that we are situated on Michi Saagiig Anishinaabeg lands and territory. Located in the heart of Central Ontario, Fleming College has campus locations in Peterborough, Lindsay, Cobourg and Haliburton. Named for famous Canadian inventor and engineer Sir Sandford Fleming, the college features more than 100 full-time programs in Arts and Heritage, Business, Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences, General Arts and Sciences, Health and Wellness, Justice and Community Development, Skilled Trades and Technology, and Continuing Education. Fleming College has more than 6,800 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, and 80,000 alumni.

For more information, please contact:
Sarah Deeth

Communications Officer


705-749-5530 ext. 1161