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Aspiring nurses get dose of real-world experience – The Tennessean

The questions and answers bounced back and forth in words that eluded each group of listeners, requiring an interpreter to bridge the linguistic gap inside the small, incense-scented south Nashville apartment. But the exchange between American college students and Somali Bantu refugees wasn’t wasted. The refugees had their blood pressure checked, learned that their 4-month-old baby’s lungs were working well and requested help from resettlement officials. And the students, aspiring nurses from Belmont University, continued their schooling in some unusual forms of health care. Read the whole story online at The Tennessean.