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College of Nursing, Vidant Medical Center partner to offer showing of ‘American Nurse’ 

Feb. 5, 2015

American Nurse Movie image_webThe East Carolina University College of Nursing and Vidant Medical Center are teaming up to provide a special opportunity honoring professionals that are central to both of their missions. The organizations are co-sponsoring a one-time showing of the " American Nurse" documentary at Greenville's Carmike 12 cinema on Fire Tower Road at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 3.

Tickets will be available for purchase at the theater the evening of the showing, or can be pre-purchased at UPDATE: This event was originally scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 24, but was rescheduled due to the weather. Pre-purchased tickets for the Feb. 24 event will be honored on March 3.

The "American Nurse," which premiered to sold-out crowds during National Nurses Week 2014, plays at select theaters for special screenings ( see the trailer here). It follows five nurses, showing their work and lives first-hand to document their endless work and dedication to the profession. The film is a heartwarming documentary that gives a voice to nurses who are on the front lines of the biggest issues facing America, including aging, war, poverty and prisons.

A portion of proceeds from the film benefit a scholarship fund for nurse education through the American Nurses Foundation.
Nurses who attend the film can earn 1.5 contact hours through