The Blue Ridge Area Health Education Center based in Rome will host a couple of nursing symposiums Friday April 26 on the Georgia Northwestern Technical College campuses in Rome and Calhoun.

The center serves a twenty-county  region which includes Chattooga and other Northwest Georgia counties.

Nurses can earn up to five hours of continuing education credits by attending one of the two sessions

Each seminar is slated to includes programs related to Visual Weapons Screening with a representative from the Georgia Emergency Management Agency, information regarding disease surveillance and outbreaks in Georgia and a program related to opioids and juuls.

Nurses who register by April 24 can attend for $35, registration is $45 on the day of the event. The registration fee also covers the cost of breakfast and lunch.

The programs are scheduled to run from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Nurses can register online at Interested health care professionals can also contact Kristie Washington by phone at 770-680-0823.