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community, dementia, faith-based, geriatrics, nursing education, nursing students, older adults, respite care



  1. Yordy, Morgan
  2. Hare, Julie


ABSTRACT: As the North American population of older adults increases, so does the need for nursing students to gain skills in geriatric care. Locating appropriate clinical sites for undergraduate students, including community and health promotion opportunities, prompted a public university's school of nursing to partner with a faith-based respite program. The collaboration between a public educational institution and a church-based program benefited the geriatric participants, the program leadership, and the nursing students and faculty.