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A vehicle will show the work of nurses across Spain

The collegiate nursing organization is going to launch a health trailer named “Nurse Route”, which will travel through all autonomous communities for about a year to promote healthy habits and raise awareness among the population about the work of nurses. Will do

Designed to give talks and conduct various diagnostic tests inside, the vehicle has interactive screens and technology to provide citizens with reliable information on all kinds of pathologies.

Similarly, the nurses on board may perform some diagnostic tests on patients whose health condition requires it. In parallel, it aims to transfer to the population the work done by nursing professionals in various fields and to show the reality of the profession under the motto ‘We take care of your whole life’.

There are tests that can be done in the truck, for example, spirometry or a test to detect “Helicobacter pylori” or a breath test.

The trailer will feature the presence of two nurses who will demonstrate various talks, workshops, some diagnostic tests, assessment of health status and the care people need with the aim of improving the health of the population.

Talks and workshops will address a wide variety of topics and care recommendations, such as diabetes, sexually transmitted infections, or even mental health in adolescents. In addition, there will also be talks about lactation, menopause and attendees will be taught how to perform first aid, CPR techniques, reports AP.

Nurses will perform spirometry to assess lung function, detect heart rhythm disturbances, or glycosylated glycemia tests, among others. Finally, assessment scales of vaccination coverage status, nutritional status or sleep patterns, among others, have been included.

Currently, the vehicle is being produced at the facilities of Alegría Activity, a Vitoria-based company in Zaragoza. The trailer will begin its journey after regional and municipal elections so as not to mix with potentially partisan interests.

“The Nursing-General Council and the entire Collegiate Association of Colleges have turned to this initiative to promote health and, at the same time, raise awareness among the population and administrations about the need to bet on nurses, in numbers and able to contribute more to the health system without laziness and lack of political courage. Spain is at the bottom of Europe in terms of nurses, patient care will suffer in a few years, especially older patients”, on the President of the General Council Department of Nursing, Florentino Pérez Raya, during the presentation of the highlights campaign.

For her part, Raquel Rodríguez Llanos, Vice President I of the CGE and President of the College of Nursing of Cáceres, explained that “the purpose of this project is not only to show the most human aspect of nursing, which is well known, but There is also advanced skills. In care, scientific competence and the new role of the profession”.

“We are professionals who are very close to the public and the recommendations and health advice we are going to give them through this ‘Nurse Route’ will go a long way and contribute to the promotion of self-care,” he said in this regard.

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