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Keywords

community health, community service, nursing education, service-learning

 

Authors

  1. Forehand, Jeffery W.
  2. Vardaman, Shellye A.
  3. Outlaw, Kerri L.

Abstract

ABSTRACT: Service-learning offers an opportunity to educate nursing students and foster important personal and professional characteristics. A different kind of service-learning project was developed and implemented in a nursing school. Community/public health nursing students and nurse educators taught cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and epilepsy training to faculty and staff members of another university department in a Good Samaritan Training project. The multiple benefits of the project to nursing students, educators, and the project recipients are discussed.