Fair teaches students the ins and outs of health

Have you ever thought about how sleep deprivation affects your motor skills? If you attended the Health Fair on Thursday April 28, 2016 in the Harvin Center, then you know when you’re sleep deprived your motor skills are inhibited. Del Mar College Nursing students staged examples on how certain decisions can affect your health from hearing loss to safe sex. The fair also featured a wellness screening for students sponsored and conducted by Spohn Hospital.

Photos by Michelle Mirelez/Foghorn


Nursing student Richard Saenz was one of several students to participate in a wellness check offered by Spohn Hospital.


Del Mar student Aaron Trevino learns about safe sex by nursing student Buttri Jirasomboon.


Del Mar student Sam Salinas is taught how hearing can be affected in the long run.


Nursing student Elizabeth Brown competes with student Ann Garcia in a motor skills exercise meant to mimic sleep deprivation.

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